Politics

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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M&C’s Justin Tindall takes a kicking for diversity comment

Poor Justin Tindall (left), now CCO of M&C Saatchi after a long and distinguished stint at Leo Burnett, has written what can only be described as a grovel in Campaign (hope you can read this despite the paywall) for remarking ...

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Advertising Association fights to keep post-Brexit doors open

The Advertising Association is banging the drum for immigrants post-Brexit with a new campaign from adam&eveDDB based on a report – World Class Talent, World Class Advertising – which shows the the UK (London in particular) attracts more overseas ad ...

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180 Kingsday confirmed as Qatar Airways global agency

Qatar airways has appointed Amsterdam’s 180 Kingsday as its global creative AOR. Omnicon-owned 180 Kingsday will work on brand campaigns for Qatar Airways including work on its official partnership with FIFA and upcoming associated events, including the 2018 FIFA World ...

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Droga5 aims the YMCA squarely at Trump’s America

“Where there’s a Y there’s an us” says Droga5 in its latest outing for America’s YMCA, harking back to an era when Americans were nice (nicer?) to each other. There’s been a slew of US ads on this theme, ever ...

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Facebook pledges to clean up network – again

Here’s Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg outlining nine things the social network is going to do to prevent nasties invading its space: specifically some 3,000 Russia-originated anti-Clinton election ads it’s magnanimously agreed to share with the US Congress, which is investigating election ...

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Facebook gets another splattering over anti-Jewish content

Every week seems to bring a new disaster for Facebook – not one that seems to affect its money-hoovering activities mind – and now it’s the discovery by ProPublica that you can target the news feeds of over 2,000 people ...

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