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WPP not working as hackers strike

What to make of the WPP hackattack? One person in London today said that Ogilvy & Mather’s spanking new South Bank HQ had imploded and was last seen floating down the Thames towards Tilbury but I’m not sure I believe ...

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Satirists pre-empt Arthur Sadoun’s big Twitter day

Publicis boss Arthur Sadoun takes to Twitter today to answer questions from bemused/angry/brown-nosing Publicis employees about his decision to pull out of awards for a year to put the dosh into new AI assistant Marcel. But some people are there ...

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Is big agency threat to Cannes about money or relevance?

Is Publicis Groupe right to pull out of the Cannes International Festival of Creativity and all the other big international and (presumably) national awards? New Publicis boss Arthur Sadoun says it’s spending the money (Publicis probably spends upwards of $20m ...

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Publicis new broom Sadoun plots AI future with Marcel

That Arthur Sadoun doesn’t let the grass grow under his feet does he? Only a few weeks into the job as head of Publicis Groupe he’s announced the creation of a new artificial intelligence tool Marcel (named after Publicis founder ...

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