Politics

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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BETC Paris set to play key role in 2024 Olympics

Paris has won the race to handle the 2024 Olympics, for the third time after 1900 and 1924 (Chariots of Fire and all that). Hosting the Olympics is not necessarily a benefit: London 2012 arguably was (not least for West ...

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