Older women and menopause negatively stereotyped by the media, according to UM research

Older women and menopause negatively stereotyped by the media, according to UM research

According to research released on September 12, nearly half (44%) of UK women aged 50+ feel patronised by advertising (compared to 31% of all women), while more than a quarter (27%) feel that ads contribute to creating and maintaining negative stereotypes of their demographic group. Almost half (45%) of older women also agree that ‘society […]

Two-thirds of older Brits feel they are stereotyped in advertising, according to UM

Two-thirds of older Brits feel they are stereotyped in advertising, according to UM

Research unveiled has revealed the extent to which the advertising and media sectors are frustrating the UK’s ageing population. More than two-thirds (68%) of those aged over 65 believe that ads often show stereotyped versions of people their age – which could be why almost as many (63%) think they face negative and harmful stereotypes […]

New UM research reveals harmful stereotypes of the working class in UK TV Ads

New UM research reveals harmful stereotypes of the working class in UK TV Ads

Research unveiled on May 8, suggests the advertising and media industries are perpetuating harmful socio-economic stereotypes because they’re too focused on rich and middle-class households. Six out of ten Brits (62%) are concerned that TV ads all too often only portray wealthy homes, while around two-thirds (63%) believe the poor are negatively stereotyped in advertising. […]

WPP Team led by Y&R London launches Pfizer’s Viagra Connect, tackling decades of stigma and stereotype

WPP Team led by Y&R London launches Pfizer’s Viagra Connect, tackling decades of stigma and stereotype

A WPP Health & Wellness team comprised of Y&R London, Wavemaker, Burson Cohn & Wolfe, Geometry UK and Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide has been tasked by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare to support the launch of Viagra Connect – available for the first time without a prescription from UK pharmacies – to encourage the millions of men suffering […]

New Report Reveals 72% of Female Baby Boomers Don’t Pay Attention to Ads and Feel Stereotyped

New Report Reveals 72% of Female Baby Boomers Don’t Pay Attention to Ads and Feel Stereotyped

A new report into women aged between 53 and 72 from the J. Walter Thompson London Innovation Group shows that 72% “don’t pay attention to advertising” while 91% wish advertisers would treat them like people and not stereotypes. And with 78% of 50+ women saying they control the purchase decisions in their households and the […]