Politics

Reporters Without Borders aims posters at Putin

Campaigning body Reporters Without Borders has produced a new campaign, based on the recent Sochi Winter Olympics (who thinks fondly of these now, given Vlad the Bad’s recent antics?) showing how hard it is to get at the truth these ...

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Droga5 goes in to bat for Obamacare

Nothing riles a lot of Americans more than Obamacare, the quite modest healthcare proposals (by European standards anyway) that Barack Obama has made his key policy. It’s blamed (even before it’s happened) for slowing the US economy and much else ...

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Jam for Xbox, Rebekah Brooks, reasons why London admen should be wary of Scottish independence debate

***Engine Group’s social media agency Jam has just produced this rather good ad for Xbox featuring retired Manchester United and Netherlands striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy. Maybe new and under-fire Man U manager David Moyes will get on the website and ...

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Now Walmart bangs the drum for American jobs

Walmart, rather like the UK’s Tesco, is hardly the world’s most-loved corporation. One of the things such retailers are often castigated for is buying cheap abroad, at the expense of manufacturing jobs in their home market. But America is working ...

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China merger delay grates on Omnicom/Publicis nerves

When Omnicom and Publicis Groupe announced their intention to merge in the summer it was thought that the combined group’s share of media buying (in some parts of the Americas it will reach over 40 per cent) would be the ...

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