The real victim of the carnage at the Mirror newspapers is the brand

The Rabelaisian guffawing in The Mirror’s newsroom when Trinity Mirror’s chief executive announced her unlamented departure is now reduced to a sullen whisper. Who will be next, the hacks timorously wonder as they survey the seismic damage caused by this ...

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Phones4U tops the UK’s ad complaints hit parade

Phones4U’s Omen-style ad from Adam & Eve was the most complained about of 2011 in the UK, according to the latest report from ad regulator the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). So that’s another box ticked. Phones4U says it was “an ...

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‘Chevy Runs Deep’ goes for a midnight swim

This is a charming way to sell Chevrolet’s MyChevroletApp for the Sonic, reminding you that you can take a midnight swim (that’s why the pic’s a bit murky), lock your keys in the car and still save your blushes (and ...

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WPP shareholders gang up on CEO Sorrell over £13m pay package

More than 50 per cent of WPP shareholders are likely to vote against boss Sir Martin Sorrell’s recent pay package according to a report in the Financial Times. Advisory group Institutional Shareholders Services (ISS) says it’s advising its client to ...

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Craig Oliver and Norman Smith Leveson spat shows why spinners and hacks will always hate each other

The Leveson Inquiry entertainment goes on, with Tony Blair appearing earlier this week and being engagingly Tony-ish (the bastard), education secretary Michael Gove (a former employee of Rupert Murdoch as a journalist at the The Times) annoying his lordship with ...

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