Finance

Hacking contagion spreads to other UK newspapers

Which might take some of the heat off Rupert Murdoch, facing blanket condemnation in the UK Parliament and demands that he drop News Corporation’s bid for BSkyB, except that the only new paper to be outed so far is the ...

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WPP buys stake in motor racing agency Just Marketing International

We never realised Sir Martin Sorrell was a petrolhead but, not content with being a board member of Grand Prix racing governing body F1, his company WPP has just bought a minority stake in motor racing agency Just Marketing International. ...

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Now Publicis Groupe buys 70 per cent of leading Brazilian agency DPZ

Publicis Groupe chairman and CEO Maurice Levy announced recently that he was increasing this year’s transfer budget to €700m (well ahead of rival WPP’s £200m) ahd he’s just spent a bit more of it buying Brazil’s long-established DPZ agency. PG ...

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Why doesn’t Rupert Murdoch just give away the News of the World to its staff?

Sound like an extraordinary idea? News Corporation, run by Rupert Murdoch and James Murdoch, decided to close the News of the World, Britain’s biggest-selling newspaper, to try to terminate the phone-hacking scandal. End result? Hundreds of people not implicated in ...

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WPP snaps up yet another Indian agency, Mindset in Hyderabad

WPP is buying a majority stake in India’s Mindset Advertising which will be added to its JWT network Founded in 1998 and based in Hyderabad, Mindset is a full service advertising agency that offers creative services, strategic planning and campaign ...

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