The depiction of a ute overtaking a road train was beyond the pale according to the Advertising Standards Board.
White fragility in Australia is looking particularly fragile at the moment on the back of a joke war.
The bottom line for Nine-Fairfax is that it will have to avoid being a typical Australian media merger that destroys value, rather than creates it.
The crowd at the race was up almost 20% and betting turnover was up 9%. At least some of this success was due to the free publicity from the Opera House debacle.
News Corp's race-baiting is as much about a shrinking bottom-line as it is about any conservative agenda. What does that mean for advertisers and activists?
The kerfuffle over Sky News being banned in Victoria metro stations obscures why commuters are being subjected to "content" without any say in the matter.
Brands are paying for more and more full-length TV programming. Will this native advertising edge its way into primetime slots?
An Indigenous ad campaign has been withdrawn after the content was questioned by Advertising Standards Bureau. But organisers say the ads are meant to provoke discussion.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup has already had its fair share of David and Goliath moments. But with hundreds of millions of soccer fans missing out on representation, won't somebody think of the advertisers?