PR

Blue State Digital’s Samir Patel: why the whole world needs proper regulation for Facebook and its rivals

It’s been a hellish few weeks for Facebook. Earlier this month, just 24 hours after announcing its pivot to a more privacy-focused platform in an attempt to reassure an increasingly concerned user base, it was revealed that Facebook’s single biggest ...

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Adam&eve wins global brief to protect children from war, UK media rallies round in wake of Cyclone Idai disaster

Save the Children’s UK agency adam&eveDDB has been appointed to handle a new global campaign for Save the Children International with the theme Stop the War on Children. Save the Children was founded by Eglantyne Jebb 100 years ago, in ...

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Mars sets out for a purpose-driven tomorrow

I asked a senior marketer the other day which company she’d worked at was the best and she said, unhesitatingly, Mars. Why? Lots of things but its family ownership and consequent freedom from quarterly stock market reporting was tops. And ...

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National treasure Redknapp takes a punt on BetVictor

Former football manager Harry Redknapp has become (even more of) a national treasure since he showed those snowflakes how to hack it in the Australian jungle in “I’m a Celebrity..” Harry likes a flutter too so amid his other many ...

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Equal Lens launches to give women photographers fair shot

International Women’s Day tomorrow (March 8) is cranking up the pressure on agencies, not just in terms of their own employment but also the external talent they use. Hard on the heels of Free The Bid, which has already had ...

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Spike Jonze turns down volume for cannabis TV campaign

We didn’t expect to be viewing ads for licensed cannabis companies but here comes MedMen – which last year turned over $30m mainly in California – hitting the airwaves with ace director Spike Jonze. No singing and dancing from Spike ...

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Dare’s Grace Surguy picks her Desert Island (influencer) Ads

Grace Surguy is senior project manager at Dare, a digital creative agency and part of Inside Ideas Group. Desert Island Ads No longer twiddlies you endure at the cinema, ads are more than just scenery for the main event. They’re ...

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Nike rides its trademark wave with ‘Dream Crazier’

Nike’s ‘Dream Crazy’ campaign from Wieden+Kennedy is probably the stand-out of the past 18 months or so and now it’s the turn of the girls, headed by Serena Williams. So – inevitably perhaps – it’s morphed into ‘Dream Crazier.’ Finely ...

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