Politics

M&C’s MacLennan tries to end Tindall diversity controversy

M&C Saatchi international boss Moray MacLennan has announced that CCO Justin Tindall (left), who famously announced that he was “bored of diversity” in a Campaign article, won’t be fired. Because he didn’t say he was “bored with diversity.” Which is ...

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Mother founder Calcraft takes hot seat at Dentsu Aegis UK

Country managers are popping up all over the holding company landscape and they seem to be a different breed, for good or ill. Dentsu Aegis has sprung what’s probably the biggest surprise so far by choosing Mother founder Stef Calcraft ...

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Crowd-funding is Pemsell’s key to the rescue of the Guardian

Has the Guardian finally found a viable future as a crowd-funded news organisation? Readers of Guardian online will have noticed bits in yellow at the bottom of each story saying “while you’re here,” inviting you to send money to support ...

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Is Mother’s all-black IKEA ad a win for inclusivity?

Diversity/inclusivity, there’s no escaping it. Not that we should of course but sometimes it pops up and you miss it. When I saw this new Mother ad for IKEA I didn’t get it – ‘Hooray! To the Wonderful Everyday’ but ...

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Who’s the power behind toy sensation Trumpy Bear?

“The chief business of the American people is business” said one US president, ushering in the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression. Now there’s a real American businessman in the White House (we’re being polite here) and he or ...

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Adam&eve wins HMRC task to make us love the taxman

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, not one of the UK’s best-loved institutions, has appointed adam&eveDDB and re-appointed media agency MG OMD (once the rather more meaningful Manning Gottlieb Media) to handle its account, formerly with Engine. A&E won a place ...

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Will new chairman Du Plessis put BT Sport up for sale?

BT has spent billions on its still relatively new BT Sport and now faces the prospect of shelling out even more as the Premier League, for which it holds two packages against Sky’s seven, rolls the dice again at the ...

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