Author Archives: Emma Hall

Emma Hall is a journalist and editorial consultant and is the former Europe Editor of Ad Age, where she covered European marketing advertising, digital and media stories. She has written for newspapers including the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times and the Telegraph, and was previously a section editor at Campaign. Emma started her career in New York as a researcher for a biography of Keith Richards.

Kellogg’s and KFC in trouble for targeting children with unsuitable ads

The Advertising Standards Authority has banned ads by KFC and Kellogg’s for targeting children with products that are high in fat, salt and sugar. A commercial for Coco Pops Granola featuring a cartoon monkey and a hyena getting excited by ...

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Ikea brings literature to the masses with Man Booker reading room

Today the long list for the Man Booker Prize long list is launched with support from a very unlikely partner, Ikea. The flat pack furniture retailer – known for raising stress levels with its scant instructions and missing parts – ...

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Droga5 New York makes lipstick a hot topic for Cover Girl

Given that lipstick isn’t the most natural topic of conversation for women on a night out, and these women are talking about it a lot, this ad for Cover Girl by Droga5 New York comes over as properly uninhibited and ...

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