Leith’s TV ad campaign for soft drink Irn-Bru has been banned by Ofcom, after the watchdog ruled that it made fun of transsexual people. The ad features a woman, shown shaving her lathered face, who reveals to her family that she ‘used to be a man’.
CEO Alex Mahon believes the broadcaster is “stronger” and more able to deliver on its purpose “than ever” as it transitions into a post-pandemic world, having successfully grown its digital platform and increased diverse representation.
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