Media

Sorrell, Branson and co blast PM Cameron over EU referendum – have it now and get it over with!

Sirs Martin Sorrell and Richard Branson and sundry other business luminaries have written to the Financial Times blasting tbe UK PM’s plans to hold a referendum on Britain’s EU membership. This is scheduled after the next General Election, which David ...

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GroupM returns to Channel 4 – as we said it would

WPP-owned GroupM and the media agencies it represents are returning to Channel 4 on Monday, as we predicted over Christmas. Quite what the media giant achieved with this bout of sabre-rattling is unclear but Channel 4 certainly couldn’t afford to ...

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GM’s Chevrolet dumps ‘Chevy Runs Deep’ for ‘Find New Roads’ as it chases global sales

‘Chevy Runs Deep’ was the solution to reviving Chevrolet, by far General Motors’ biggest brand, chosen by now-departed global CMO Joel Ewanick and his initial agency choice Goodby Silverstein. Now Alan Batey (left), officially ‘interim’ CMO but showing signs of ...

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GroupM airtime row with Channel 4 shines a light on media agency deals

The ongoing Channel 4/GroupM stand-off is rather worrying for advertisers for number of reasons. Campaign reports that GroupM’s refusal to accept a renewal of the same terms it was offered in its last two year deal -hardly an unreasonable offer ...

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