PR

UK newspapers set to spoil politicians’ Leveson deal

Oh Frabjous Day! Callooh! Callay! they chortled in their joy! The political class seems intoxicated with having finally, excruciatingly, achieved cross-party consensus on regulating the press. Everyone, it seems, is a winner. Dave has gambled – with losing a vote ...

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Walkers ad says it’s using real food – whatever next?

All sorts of funny things happen in marketing and here’s another: food manufacturers actually putting real food in their products; just fancy that. Walkers Crisps is jumping on the post-horsemeat bandwagon with this ad from AMV/BBDO featuring our favourite Match ...

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WPP in 2012 – solid but not spectacular

WPP more or less matched rivals Publicis Groupe and Havas, beat Interpublic but lagged Omnicom with growth of 2.9 per cent in 2012, according to its full year accounts released today. Billings fell slightly to around £44bn (blamed on the ...

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Japan’s new medium: stick-on ads and short skirts

Talking of naughtiness (or what may be construed as same – which we kind of are today) Japanese agency Absolute Territory PR has come up with a new wheeze – paying young Japanese women to apply stick-on tattoos to their ...

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