Politics

Why hackers are winning the battle against brands

Two of the unintended consequences of the digital age are the fact that social media companies know everything about you (something we increasingly accept as the way of the world, gloomily) and the other is that such tech companies’ systems ...

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TBWA Paris produces an apocalypse for Amnesty

“The arms trade kills 500,000 people a year.Help us regulate it,” says this new campaign from Amnesty International and TBWA Paris. Some hope you might say, but you can’t blame them for trying. It’s funny isn’t it, when economic times ...

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PETA skins humans for London Fashion Week

PETA (people for the ethical treatment of animals) is welcoming London Fashion Week (which starts on Friday) with this film, ‘Runway Reversal,’ from Ogilvy Beijing (do I spot a Graham Fink influence?) showing the tables being turned on humans as ...

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Chinese regulators threaten Aegis/Dentsu deal

Will Dentsu’s £3.2bn takeover of Aegis ever actually happen? Dentsu has been telling us for months that it’s only a matter of time – time needed to win regulatory approval in China, where Dentsu is desperate to expand and sees ...

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The real story about that body in the Leicester car park – Richard 111’s brand advisors let him down

Richard III, the marketing angle? Incredible as it may seem, there is one – and Mediapost claims to have detected it. The spectacular discovery of the last Plantagenet monarch’s remains under a Leicestershire car park has been derided in some ...

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