Media

Will the BBC come knocking on David Abraham’s door?

BBC director general Tony Hall (aka Lord Hall of Birkenhead, there are some perks in that vale of tears) is stepping down, leaving the job of hanging on to the licence fee in face of a hostile Tory government to ...

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Adams quits Havas Media for new-style operation Brainlabs

Havas Media UK and Ireland CEO Matt Adams (below) is leaving to join digital agency Brainlabs as global MD. Adams is leaving on a high as the hitherto largely unremarked Havas Media has topped this year’s Campaign media agency new ...

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WPP hopes “delivery unit” Outcomes will lead to a better outcome for Mindshare

WPP is forming what it calls an “integrated delivery unit” called Outcomes which will employ a scarcely believable 5,000 specialists. It’s an offshoot of media agency Mindshare and some bits of performance agency Neo Media World. There’s also going to ...

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MSQ’s The Gate launches Mayor’s London Power

The Mayor of London’s office is kicking off the first integrated advertising campaign to promote the launch of ‘London Power’, a new energy company available exclusively to Londoners. Every year residents in the capital spend an estimated £3.5 billion on ...

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Sorrell takes the better, faster, cheaper mantra to CES

Is SMS about to announce another deal? He seems to be implying he will in this short video from The Drum at CES 2020 (my, the boy gets around) with some of his S4Capital lieutenants. Saying there’ll be more ‘misfits’ ...

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