PR

Edelman founder Daniel J. Edelman dies at 92

Daniel J. Edelman (left), who founded what is now the world’s largest PR firm back in 1952, has died aged 92. Edelman (as it now is) remains a private company, run by son Richard with various other family members in ...

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Have (some) Americans gone fucking mad? Here’s a new and nasty ad from the NRA

North America is the greatest place in the world: it’s got everything; genius people, wonderful ground-breaking businesses, the sort of scenery that makes you feel alive again. The United States has also got its constitution, a wonderful thing, but one ...

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Take that Alex Bogusky! – Coke comes out fighting in the obesity wars

Well it has if you think sweet reasonableness packs a punch. Stung by anti-obesity campaigners (like former CPB creative supremo Alex Bogusky) Coca-Cola has launched a TV and online campaign called ‘Coming Together’ trying to show that it’s doing its ...

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Sorrell, Branson and co blast PM Cameron over EU referendum – have it now and get it over with!

Sirs Martin Sorrell and Richard Branson and sundry other business luminaries have written to the Financial Times blasting tbe UK PM’s plans to hold a referendum on Britain’s EU membership. This is scheduled after the next General Election, which David ...

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WPP’s GroupM will still advertise on the UK’s Channel 4 – whether they agree a new deal or not

Various commentators are still getting exciting about the supposedly imminent pulling of about £200m of WPP-owned GroupM business from UK terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4 as the two parties have failed to reach agreement on a 2013 deal. The argument, as ...

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