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P&G wades into ‘Black Lives Matter’ with Cartwright debut

Keith Cartwright’s new US agency Cartwright & Grey (a co-venture with WPP) is clearly P&G’s choice for its more contentious offerings on political and social matters and here’s its new ‘Black Lives Matter’ effort. It poses a series of questions, ...

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Goodby Silverstein stands up for black community

Instead of waffling on about “must try harder” Goodby Silverstein & Partners is making a big statement in the wake of the George Floyd killing (and the fatal shooting in Louisville in March of Breonna Taylor) with “Being black is ...

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Are we likely to get ads on the BBC under Tim Davie?

Newly-anointed BBC director general Tim Davie (how long will it be until he’s called CEO?) certainly has stamina: a seasoned marathon runner and someone who’s ridden out a turbulent decade at the Beeb. Davie (above) is still defined for many ...

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WPP’s Read promises action in wake of George Floyd tragedy

WPP’s Mark Read has made arguably the strongest statement of intent among agency big bosses about George Floyd, promising, among other things, an “Inclusion Council” to help make the organisation more diverse. Read said, in a Linkedin post: “the global ...

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The&Partnership bangs the drum for American business

“The chief business of America is business” opined President Calvin Coolidge (not usually known for his eloquence) in the pre-Wall Street Crash 1920s. It is for the New York Stock Exchange anyway and (British) The&Partnership’s New York office sticks to ...

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