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M&C’s MacLennan tries to end Tindall diversity controversy

M&C Saatchi international boss Moray MacLennan has announced that CCO Justin Tindall (left), who famously announced that he was “bored of diversity” in a Campaign article, won’t be fired. Because he didn’t say he was “bored with diversity.” Which is ...

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Is Mother’s all-black IKEA ad a win for inclusivity?

Diversity/inclusivity, there’s no escaping it. Not that we should of course but sometimes it pops up and you miss it. When I saw this new Mother ad for IKEA I didn’t get it – ‘Hooray! To the Wonderful Everyday’ but ...

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M&C’s Justin Tindall takes a kicking for diversity comment

Poor Justin Tindall (left), now CCO of M&C Saatchi after a long and distinguished stint at Leo Burnett, has written what can only be described as a grovel in Campaign (hope you can read this despite the paywall) for remarking ...

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Advertising Association fights to keep post-Brexit doors open

The Advertising Association is banging the drum for immigrants post-Brexit with a new campaign from adam&eveDDB based on a report – World Class Talent, World Class Advertising – which shows the the UK (London in particular) attracts more overseas ad ...

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CHI’s Golding unveils ‘Bitcoin Bonus’ to drive machine magic

IPA President Sarah Golding is conducting a crusade to make the business love those dreaded machine functions, such as AI, or at least co-exist with them more comfortably. Now her agency CHI&Partners is launching a ‘Magic & The Machines’ competition ...

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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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WPP weighs fallout from Weinstein Company investment

It never rains but it pours at WPP it seems, at least this year. Trading difficulty is one thing (not unique to WPP as all the holding companies are suffering) but, so far this year, it’s been caught in the ...

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