We often hear complaints of the rulings made by the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa - but they do serve a purpose - they ensure that advertisers don't proclaim untruths or misleading statements, and they wouldn't allow this type of advertising circa 1955:
Jonathan Cherry has been looking at a range of vintage ads and wonders what future generations will think of our ads from today.
One recalls that cigarette advertising was not only allowed a few years ago, but many had the endorsement of medical practitioners.
Pick of the Week
Superbowl Weekend is coming up and Jonathan's pick this week is an ad for T-Mobile, featuring Kim Kardashian
Listen to the conversation between John Maytham (standing in for Kieno Kammies) and Jonathan Cherry here: