Microsoft unveils new ‘no agency’ Surface campaign

All Microsoft is saying is that this launch ad for its new Surface iPad rival is directed by John Chu (presumably he wouldn’t do it without a credit). And that it’s nothing to do with Crispin Porter which is supposed ...

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Tina Brown’s Newsweek takes the all-digital plunge

The Guardian may or may be going all-digital but Newsweek is. Famous old news weekly Newsweek was sold to Sydney Harman by the Washington Post four years ago and merged with Tina Brown’s Daily Beast online news and comment site ...

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Gloomsters in the ascendant in latest IPA survey of UK marketing intentions

The latest IPA Bellwether survey published today reveals that marketing budgets were revised down for a second successive quarter in Q3 to the greatest extent since the end of 2009. This was due to a tough trading environment hampering profitability ...

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Canal Digital and Try/Apt head for awards success

Well this is the woman you don’t want to meet, a mere (innocent) brush and she’s pregnant. There are loads of weird ads emerging from Scandiwegia (and some of their exiles are taking over big agencies like McCann). And this ...

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