Author Archives: Emma Hall

Emma Hall is a journalist and editorial consultant and is the former Europe Editor of Ad Age, where she covered European marketing advertising, digital and media stories. She has written for newspapers including the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times and the Telegraph, and was previously a section editor at Campaign. Emma started her career in New York as a researcher for a biography of Keith Richards.

Five bereaved mothers remind us that ‘Hard calls save lives’ in AMV BBDO’s anti-knife crime campaign

It might be hard to share information with the authorities about criminal behaviour, but there are harder calls you can make. This new campaign for Crimestoppers, supported by the Metropolitan Police, features five women recounting the tragic calls they made ...

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Nielsen rankings show HM Government was the UK’s top advertiser in 2020, ahead of Unilever, Sky, and P&G

Government advertising had been in decline since 2011, when the Central Office of Information closed down after 76 years in business. But then came Boris Johnson and the pandemic — a combination that produced a budget increase of 238 per ...

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Lincoln Project declares war on Rupert Murdoch, ‘the most dangerous man ever to cross our border’

Now that Donald Trump is out of office, campaigning organisation The Lincoln Project has turned its sights on Rupert Murdoch, who they say has “built his empire out of fear and lies,” “brainwashed millions” and is “the most dangerous man ...

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