Media

Bud Light in agency search for past glories

Say what you like about Bud Light – and our friend Adscammer George Parker often does – but its a mega-brand and hence a feather in the cap for the agency. Wieden+Kennedy has worked on the US account since 2015 ...

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Leo Burnett’s Top Tips for Cannes (PS they’re usually right)

Leo Burnett has released its 34th annual Cannes Predictions ahead of this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity – forecasting the agency’s 20 frontrunners to win the festival’s coveted Lions. For the second year, Leo Burnett global chief creative ...

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We Are Social buys Singapore influencer Kobe

We don’t hear so much about Chinese companies taking over the marcoms world these days but We Are Social, owned by China’s BlueFocus International, continues to expand, this time buying Singapore-based influencer agency Kobe. Kobe’s line-up includes celebrities, Instagrammers, bloggers ...

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More social insight from Paddy Power

Paddy Power is on its way to Droga5 (have they taken leave..) but, in the meantime, it’s back on the airwaves with this diverting little film from Octagon, presumably the Interpublic sports marketing agency. Some coffee shops write your name ...

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MullenLowe CCO Nicky Bullard picks her Desert Island Ads

Nicky Bullard is chief creative officer of MullenLowe Group UK. One of the UK’s leading ad executives, she was formerly chair and CCO of McCann Worldgroup’s MRM Europe and executive creative director of LIDA/M&C Saatchi. Desert Island Ads There are ...

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Brands wave the UK’s Jubilee bunting (sort of)

In the UK we’re embarked on a week of forelock tugging and other signs of devotion to the Queen as she celebrates 70 years on the throne during her Platinum Jubilee. Or so the Palace hopes. Although HRH’s dysfunctional extended ...

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Media independent pioneer John Evans dies at 75

Generations pass, alas, and John Evans, a co-founder of media independent AMS (formerly All Media Services) has died at 75. AMS, and Evans of course, was one of the great survivors, continuing to this day in robust form when many ...

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