Microsoft puts Universal McCann’s $1bn media account up for review

Which is never the news you want to hear although Universal McCann, the Interpublic-owned incumbent, is on a hot streak at the moment, consolidating most of L’Oreal’s $700m and Mastercard’s $343m as well as winning new business from BMW, Mini ...

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BG’s Peter Henshaw takes the communications hot seat at BP

Timing is (also) all in the wacky world of corporate communications (see Morrisons story) and BG’s head of government affairs Peter Henshaw may demonstrate just that as he moves into the BP communications hot seat formerly occupied by unfortunate former ...

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Celebs cash in on Twitter through networks like Ad.ly and Izea

If you find your favourite celebrity on Twitter recommending something odd like detergent or a new commercial truck or mini-van it’s probably because they’ve been paid for it. And it won’t be their choice of a deathless 140 characters or ...

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RBS analyst pours cold water on WPP shares

Royal Bank of Scotland analyst Paul Gooden won’t be the most popular man at WPP’s Farm Street HQ today as his view that WPP shares, flying high after record revenue increases in the second half of 2010, should be downgraded ...

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