Pony dumped in grandmother’s backyard after 13-year-old girl responds to online ad

Pony dumped in grandmother’s backyard after 13-year-old girl responds to online ad

Updated May 12, 2018 10:50:41 Photo: The pony, named Mr Melvin Andrews, was found in the Stoke-on-Trent backyard. (Supplied: RSPCA) A grandmother in England was “very shocked” to discover a pony left in her backyard, after her granddaughter responded to an advertisement on the internet. The 13-year-old girl answered the …

NBA play-offs coverage reveals gap in gambling ad restrictions targeting kids

NBA play-offs coverage reveals gap in gambling ad restrictions targeting kids

Updated May 08, 2018 07:51:46 Photo: The success of Ben Simmons (R) is adding to the growing popularity of the NBA in Australia. (AP: Joe Skipper) Related Story: Foxtel wants to be able to show you gambling ads because hardly anyone’s watching anyway Related Story: Our summer of betting isn’t …

Ad falsely linked to kids cartoon network asks parents to drop off children

Ad falsely linked to kids cartoon network asks parents to drop off children

Updated May 02, 2018 12:45:48 Police are investigating possible links between a deceptive online advertisement aimed at children in Adelaide and another recent one in Perth, in which the name ‘Nickelodeon’ was used in an attempt to lure them in. Key points: Ads for children’s events linked to cartoon networks …

Optus removes online job ad calling for ‘Anglo Saxon’ staff at Neutral Bay store

Optus removes online job ad calling for ‘Anglo Saxon’ staff at Neutral Bay store

By Angelique Lu and Nick Sas Posted April 13, 2018 13:30:56 Photo: Optus said the offending advert was ‘completely unacceptable’. (AAP: Dave Hunt) Telecommunications giant Optus has launched an internal investigation after a job advertisement calling for white candidates at one of its Sydney stores was posted online. The ad …

A splash, an op-ed and a full-page ad: News Corp tabloid gives property lobby a megaphone | Weekly Beast | Media

On Wednesday the Courier-Mail’s front-page story, “A tax on all your houses”, trumpeted the Property Council’s campaign to reverse the Queensland Labor government’s imposition of a waste levy on properties worth more than $10m from 1 July. Annastacia Palaszczuk says the levy – which has been described as a Robin …