Chicken Licken ad’s ban gets grilled. Here’s what the judge decided
The advertising board has made its final ruling, and in it explains what the limits of free speech actually are
The Chicken Licken advert about colonialism is offensive and undoubtedly breaches the advertising regulatory code.
This is the final verdict from the advertising regulatory board after Chicken Licken and advertising agency Joe Public lost their second appeal this week.
The advert, however, can still be seen on YouTube. It shows a Zulu man, Big Mjohnana, setting off in 1651 on a “fantastical” journey and then landing in a new country with a man looking like Jan van Riebeeck. Big Mjohnana names the place Europe...