Authors: Jonathan K. Noel, Thomas F. Babor, Katherine Robaina, Melissa Feulner, Alan Vendrame, Maristela Monteiro Title: Alcohol marketing in the Americas and Spain during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Tournament Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13487 Abstract: Aims: To identify the nature of visual alcohol references in alcohol advertisements during televised broadcasts of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Tournament matches Read More →

Authors: Jonathan K. Noel & Thomas F. Babor Title: Does industry self-regulation protect young people from exposure to alcohol marketing? A review of compliance and complaint studies Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13432 Abstract: Background and aims: Exposure to alcohol marketing is considered to be potentially harmful to adolescents. In addition to statutory regulation, industry self-regulation is a common way Read More →

Authors: Jonathan K. Noel, Thomas F. Babor, Katherine Robaina Title: Industry self-regulation of alcohol marketing: a systematic review of content and exposure research Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13410 Abstract: Background and aims: With governments relying increasingly upon the alcohol industry’s self-regulated marketing codes to restrict alcohol marketing activity, there is a need to summarize the findings of research relevant to Read More →

Authors: Jonathan Noel, Zita Lazzarini, Kate Robaina & Alan Vendrame Title: Alcohol Industry Self-Regulation: Who is it really protecting? Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13433 Abstract: Self-regulation has been promoted by the alcohol industry as a sufficient means of regulating alcohol marketing activities. However, evidence suggests that the guidelines of self-regulated alcohol marketing codes are routinely violated, resulting in excessive Read More →

Authors: Adam E. Barry, Austin M. Bates, Olufunto Olusanya, Cystal E. Vinal, Emily Martin, Janiene E. Peoples, Zachary A. Jackson, Shanaisa A. Billinger, Aishatu Yusuf, Daunte A. Cauley, Javier R. Montano Title: Alcohol Marketing on Twitter and Instagram: Evidence of Directly Advertising to Youth/Adolescents Journal: Alcohol and Alcoholism Nov 2015, DOI: 10.1093/alcalc/agv128 Abstract: Aims: Assess Read More →

Author: Barry AE, Johnson E, Rabre A, Darville G, Donovan KM, Efunbumi O. Title: Underage access to online alcohol marketing content: a YouTube case study Journal: Alcohol and Alcoholism. 2014;ePub(ePub):ePub-ePub. Abstract Aims: With the proliferation of the Internet and online social media use, alcohol advertisers are now marketing their products through social media sites such as YouTube, Facebook Read More →

Author: Avalon de Bruijn, Carina Ferreira-Borges, Rutger Engels & Megha Bhavsar Title: Monitoring outdoor alcohol advertising in developing countries: Findings of a pilot study in five African countries Journal:  African Journal of Drug and Alcohol Studies 13.1 (2014). Abstract This paper aims to describe alcohol advertising in the public arena of Gambia, Ghana, Madagascar, Nigeria and Uganda. Analyses on the Read More →

Author: Thomas F. Babor, Ziming Xuan, Donna Damon, and Jonathan Noel Title: An Empirical Evaluation of the US Beer Institute’s Self-Regulation Code Governing the Content of Beer Advertising Journal: American Journal of Public Health: October 2013, Vol. 103, No. 10, pp. e45-e51. Abstract Objectives: We evaluated advertising code violations using the US Beer Institute guidelines for responsible advertising. Methods: We Read More →

Authors: Sven Brodmerkel & Nicholas Carah Title: Alcohol brands on Facebook: the challenges of regulating brands on social media Journal: J. Publ. Aff., 13: 272–281. doi: 10.1002/pa.1466 Abstract In September 2012, the Australian Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) made ‘landmark decisions’ relating to the use of Facebook by vodka brand Smirnoff and beer brand Victoria Bitter. The ASB determined that (i) a Read More →

Authors: Rob Moodie, David Stuckler, Carlos Monteiro, Nick Sheron, Bruce Neal, Thaksaphon Thamarangsi, Paul Lincoln and Sally Casswell Title: Profits and pandemics: prevention of harmful effects of tobacco, alcohol, and ultra-processed food and drink industries Journal: The Lancet, Volume 381, Issue 9867, Pages 670 – 679, 23 February 2013 . doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)62089-3   Summary The 2011 UN high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases Read More →