Media

Boris Johnson’s unwelcome blast from the past

At the same time as a writer in PM Boris Johnson’s other employer the Telegraph surmises that Boris has six months to save his job amid the coronavirus testing fiasco, a number of minds have gone back to 1979 and ...

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Talon Outdoor: Maxx Media applies Ada data for greater audience understanding

How data is proving the value of sites for media owners and ensuring a smarter approach to digital screen location and selection in contrast to impressions-based programmatic OOH solutions By Peter Dixon, managing director Maxx Media and Charlotte McDougall, audience ...

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FT puts hapless world leaders in the spotlight in new brand campaign

The Financial Times’ coverage of the worldwide coronavirus crisis has been outstanding – just as well as the world’s so-called leaders seem all at sea. “Deal confidently with crisis” is the message of this new film from The Brooklyn Brothers ...

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Burger King’s King moves in on McDonald’s’ Ronald

Are Burger King and McDonald’s kissing and making up? Looks like it from this poster in Finland – but actually it’s for Helsinki’s Pride Week celebration. ‘Love Conquers All’ it seems, even the rather unappetising Ronald McDonald. Burger King says: ...

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Trump’s comments on servicemen are un-American says Lincoln Project – but is anyone listening?

The Lincoln Project of antiTrump Republicans has produced another timely volley of mud to lob at Donald Trump, this time over his disparaging remarks about American servicemen. Trump’s own military record – he avoided getting one – is also referenced. ...

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Sorrell’s S4 Capital sails serenely on – Covid or no Covid

Sir Martin Sorrell’s S4 Capital booked a £500,000 loss for the six months to June 2020 but nobody bothers about that much these days (in the same period of 2019 it lost £8.8m) but its top line numbers continue their ...

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Tim Delaney: what’s happened to our famous agency culture in a Covid world?

In amongst the heart-sinking numbers of people and families, society in general, affected by Covid-19, there are mini-subcultures that are struggling to survive – begging questions about whether the cultures actually are as responsible for output as we all might ...

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The Media and Marketing podcast: Premier League football fights back amid Covid-19

The latest Media and Marketing podcast looks at football’s attempt to re-establish itself with Covid-19 fears still keeping fans away and the prospects for marketers and sponsors. Host John Reynolds is joined by Pitch Marketing Group founder Henry Chappell and ...

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