Finance

Rupert Murdoch moves to detoxify News Corp and buy BSkyB by splitting empire

Which looks like a pretty cunning plan. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation is planning to hive off its troubled UK newspaper business into a separate company (along with its other papers like the Wall Street Journal), leaving its ‘entertainment’ assets – ...

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WPP sends in the Cavalry for new client Coors

WPP has unveiled its new agency – called Cavalry – set up specifically to handle new Client Coors. The agency will be based in Chicago and, initially at least, work solely on digital and traditional advertising for $170m Coors and ...

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Apres Sorrell le deluge says David Jones of Havas

Well he is the boss of a French company and speaks good French, although Havas CEO David Jones (left) was chatting to Campaign in English when he remarked that WPP would collapse on its nose if and when CEO Sir ...

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Money talks again as WPP buys AKQA for $540m

And then there was – nobody of much note (LBi possibly excepted) among digital agencies and Wieden+Kennedy and Mother holding out against the mighty wallets of the big marcoms companies in the creative sector. AKQA, the world’s biggest digital agency, ...

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