So who’s the UK Premiership footballer suing Twitter?

Well I presume it’s the same one who is demanding that his lawyers go through former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie’s emails and texts to find out who Kelvin thinks was dancing the tango with former Big Brother contestant Imogen Thomas ...

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WPP loses out to Nielsen in bid for brain research company NeuroFocus

Do you remember the ‘hidden persuaders’ and ‘subliminal advertising’ scares of the 1950s and 1960s? Well obviously you don’t (and neither do I but we’ve all all read about them). But the two behemoths of the research world want to ...

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Come on McDonald’s, kill off Ronald McDonald!

Ask any McDonald’s executive in the UK what they hate most about their job and most of them will say (privately of course) Ronald McDonald, the hugely irritating clown (he’s been called worse) who has fronted the fast food giant’s ...

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Channel 5 owner Richard Desmond set to scupper ITV’s new sales team

Daily Express owner Richard Desmond has compiled a huge fortune by, among other things, not playing by the rules as they are understood by rival media owners. And now, as the new owner of Channel 5, he’s about to scupper ...

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PR giant Weber Shandwick to challenge ad agencies with in-house creative department

Interpublic-owned Weber Shandwick, which claims to be the world’s biggest PR company, is entering the content game in London with the creation of what amounts to a 12-strong in-house creative department. The company, led by chairman Lord Chadlington (Peter Gummer ...

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