Digital Media Are Now Caught By French Regulation And In Particular By Stringent Transparency Requirements – Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment – UK


UK: Digital Media Are Now Caught By French Regulation And In Particular By Stringent Transparency Requirements

By virtue of the French “Sapin” law of January 29, 1993, France has become one of the most transparency-regulated media market in the world and remains so today.

With the new Decree No 2017-159 of February 9, 2017, the protection of advertisers is further strengthened by extending the transparency requirements of the Sapin law to digital media as well.

Background

In the early 90’s, the French media market was negatively affected by a number of abuse practices that become part of everyday practices (e.g. double invoicing, fictitious invoicing, over-invoicing, etc.).  At that time, media agencies could act as a wholesaler by purchasing advertising space on their own behalf and re-selling it to advertisers. This scheme facilitated possible abuses, Continue reading Digital Media Are Now Caught By French Regulation And In Particular By Stringent Transparency Requirements – Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment – UK

Lee Camp: How to Write Propaganda for the NY Times – As Demonstrated in an Article About Me | naked capitalism

Lee Camp: How to Write Propaganda for the NY Times – As Demonstrated in an Article About Me

By Lee Camp, the creator, host, and head writer of the comedy news show “Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp” that airs every Friday on RT America and at YouTube.com/RedactedTonight. He’s a former comedy writer for the Onion and the Huffington Post and has been a touring stand-up comedian for 18 years.  Continue reading Lee Camp: How to Write Propaganda for the NY Times – As Demonstrated in an Article About Me | naked capitalism

California Bill May Upend Pharma Company Interaction With HCPs – Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences – United States

United States: California Bill May Upend Pharma Company Interaction With HCPs

The law would prohibit most gifts to healthcare professionals and providers.

Earlier this month, the California Senate passed SB 790, a bill that, if enacted, could dramatically change the landscape of interactions between physicians and pharmaceutical companies in the state. Among other things, this bill would prohibit pharma companies from offering or paying any gifts to physicians. Continue reading California Bill May Upend Pharma Company Interaction With HCPs – Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences – United States

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