Month: January 2002

PCC holds the line on celebrities’ children

With the controversy over the publicity surrounding Prince Harry’s dalliance with illegal drugs, the reaction of the Press Complaints Commission to stories in the Daily Telegraph and Daily Mail concerning the application made by the Prime Minister’s son, Euan Blair, to an Oxford College was a test of whether the PCC Code’s protection for children …   Read more

New rules for car ads on disclosing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

New regulations have been introduced implementing an EU directive which aims to give consumers more information about the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of new cars (the Passenger Car (Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emissions Information) Regulations 2001). The regulations apply to “promotional literature”, which includes “all printed matter used in the marketing, advertising and promotion …   Read more