A campaign website which said fracking was incompatible with tackling climate change did not break the advertising code, the watchdog has said.
The advertising watchdog has upheld a complaint against the shale gas company, INEOS Upstream, over a statement it made in local newspaper supplements distributed across the East Midlands.
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A local newspaper supplement about shale gas in the East Midlands has attracted three formal complaints to the advertising watchdog.
DrillOrDrop has identified some of the key arguments over Friends of the Earth’s disputed fund-raising leaflet about fracking.
The front page of today’s Times reports that the Advertising Standards Authority has backed complaints about an anti-fracking leaflet by Friends of the Earth.
The UK advertising watchdog has overturned its ban on a Greenpeace advert which said experts agreed that fracking would not cut energy bills.
An anti-fracking campaigner has failed in an attempt to censure Third Energy over claims about its history in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
Former oil engineer, Ken Wilkinson, has made several complaints about anti-fracking material to the advertising watchdog, the Advertising Standards Authority. In this Guest Post, he describes what motivates his action.
Greenpeace has been censured for an advert which said fracking would not cut energy bills. The organisation has described the decision as “baseless, biased and bonkers”.