Chief Executive, Advertising Standards Authority
The behind-the-scenes process that goes into deciding whether an advert is offensive or not
Chief Executive of the Advertising Standards Authority, Guy Parker is responsible for regulating advertising in the UK. In this in-depth one-to-one interview, he explains the challenges the ASA faces regulating the web and YouTube; describes the behind-the-scenes process that goes into deciding whether an advert is offensive or not; and explains the rationale of its more contentious rulings, including on the Atheist Bus Campaign and the ‘Are You Beach Body Ready?’ posters.
22nd March 2018
The journey leading and growing a unique global lifestyle media brand, refusing social media… and exciting plans for the future.
Editor, Today, BBC Radio 4
15th March 2018
Leaving the Evening Standard to lead the BBC’s flagship news programme – with changes made, and further changes to come… and the problem of the BBC’s gender pay gap
Editor, Good Morning Britain, ITV
8th March 2018
Honing the perfect breakfast TV formula from failed attempts to rescue ‘Daybreak’; successfully pairing “two alpha brains” Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid – and behind the scenes of the President Donald Trump interview.
Europe Editor, BBC
1st March 2018
In the thick of Europe’s most turbulent time in a generation… and what’s really happening behind the scenes with Brexit.
Strategy Director, News Partnerships, Google
22nd February 2018
Tackling fake news, and repairing Google’s relationship with the news industry – offering strategic advice, and even cash investment