National Post

Broadcasters told to turn down loud TV ads“Over the years, we have seen a steady increase in consumer complaints about loud ads,” said Konrad von Finckenstein, chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.“Broadcasters have allowed ear-splitting ads to disturb viewers and have left us little choice but to set out clear rules that will put an end to excessively loud ads. The technology exists, let’s use it.” (Photo: Tim Fadek/Bloomberg)

Broadcasters told to turn down loud TV ads
“Over the years, we have seen a steady increase in consumer complaints about loud ads,” said Konrad von Finckenstein, chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.

“Broadcasters have allowed ear-splitting ads to disturb viewers and have left us little choice but to set out clear rules that will put an end to excessively loud ads. The technology exists, let’s use it.” (Photo: Tim Fadek/Bloomberg)

  1. cowboysaurus reblogged this from disgustinghuman and added:
    I would love for the U.S. to get on this, except that being quiet is un-Amurrrikan.
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  3. caleigh-rose reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    SWEET JESUS THANK YOU
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  5. rebeccaturnercreativemedia reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    my dad always used to complain that the adverts got louder than the programmes and i didnt realise that they actually...
  6. newsreviewz reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    Broadcasters told to turn down loud TV ads “Over the years, we have seen a steady increase in consumer complaints about...
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  8. triiku reblogged this from disgustinghuman and added:
    We have the same issue here in the states.
  9. disgustinghuman reblogged this from whispercracklelikefiredust and added:
    fuckin sweet I always thought it was super rude how commercials were made to be louder than the actual program you’re...
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  12. whispercracklelikefiredust reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    I haven’t watched an ad in years but still YEY~
  13. nakeva reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    About time loud TV ads are asked to be turned down! Nobody wants the shouting effect from an advertisement. -Nakeva Via
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