PR

WPP’s US lobbying firm Dewey Square under fire for submitting fake letters

WPP-owned public affairs firm Dewey Square is under investigation from the US Department of Justice over fake letters sent to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission on behalf of a so far unnamed client, believed to ...

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South Africa drinks giants go to jail for Drive Dry campaign

Motoring in South Africa is a hazardous enough experience and drinks giants Diageo, Heineken and Namibia Breweries who operate under the Brandhouse banner are sponsoring a new campaign by Cape Town agency Fox P2 to try to cut down drink ...

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Scotland Yard scuppers Andy Coulson phone tapping investigation

Andy Coulson is the former News of the World editor under whose watch his royal reporter Clive Goodman and his private eye legman Glenn Mulcaire tapped into the phones of members of the Royal Family and other celebs including Max ...

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Publicis Groupe snaps up Johan Bjorksten’s Eastwei PR business in China – why is rival Sir Martin Sorrell so quiet?

Ever since Publicis Groupe boss Maurice Levy decided not to retire the French marcoms group has been in rampant rabbit mode, snapping up agencies here there and everywhere. Now it’s bought Eastwei Relations in China along with Swedish founder Johan ...

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Here’s Publicis Groupe’s Maurice Levy at home for Twitter

Publicis Groupe has decided to make a bigger splash on Twitter and here’s the YouTube video it’s using to launch it. It’s a rare opportunity to see Le grand fromage at home, surrounded by his admiring minions who seem to ...

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Canadian joker Alan Gee flogs off GJP’s belongings for charity

Gee Jeffrey & Partners founder and creative director Alan Gee is celebrating the agency’s 20th birthday by promising to flog all the agency’s possessions on November 18 to raise money for local Toronto institution Jake’s House for Children with Autism. ...

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