Politics

HSBC and We Are Social line up behind Pride

It’s London’s LGBT+ Pride weekend and companies of all hues are lining up in support. The argument about this is “authenticity,” do they really believe in changing attitudes or are they just lining up like camp followers. Giant bank HSBC ...

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Richard Southon of Communicator: how marketers can connect in a technological era

Big data, SEO, bricks and clicks, cloud computing, ransomware, segmentation, automation and peer to peer communication – in a tech dominated brave new world, marketers can easily feel totally adrift on an ever-expanding ocean of possibilities and pitfalls. Add in ...

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A timely reminder for the US from Ancestry.com and Droga5

David Droga may be an Aussie but Droga5 certainly knows how to connect with Americans via Americana and here it goes again, this time in the agency’s debut campaign for Ancestry.com, timed for the fourth of July. Ancestry has researched ...

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WPP not working as hackers strike

What to make of the WPP hackattack? One person in London today said that Ogilvy & Mather’s spanking new South Bank HQ had imploded and was last seen floating down the Thames towards Tilbury but I’m not sure I believe ...

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Tories all over the place before Election cameras

Who on earth is co-ordinating, if that’s not too grand a word, the Tories’ General Election campaign. Not M&C Saatchi surely, who should know about these things. Aussie spinmeister and legendary control freak Lynton Crosby? Then where is he? Here’s ...

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Trump pays off for that shower at Paddy Power

No idea what Paddy Power is offering on Labour to win the General Election (1000-1?) but it’s offering 2-1 on embattled Donald Trump being impeached. Being impeached is becoming par for the course for US Presidents these days and doesn’t ...

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