Are Telegraph plan for online paywall and healthy News International subscriber growth a sign of the future?

Is the tide turning for the concept of news website paywalls, as the Guardian reports today that the Telegraph group is planning to introduce charging for some digital content in the autumn? buy cuban cigars online usa This news coincides ...

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Rupert Murdoch takes a £415m Shine to daughter Liz’s indie production company

It’s good to have connections isn’t it? Especially when you’re an indie producer trying to get commissions from broadcasters. Shine founder Elizabeth Murdoch has never found that much of a problem, father Rupert owning a controlling stake in Sky through ...

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It’s a good time to be 21 for Omnicom’s PHD

Media agency PHD, number two to OMD in the Omnicom media line-up, is celebrating its 21st birthday and, although it’s always been a darling of the UK business press it now seems to be establishing itself as a genuine world ...

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Mentos and The Martin Agency create a bloody mess

Literally, judging by the spillage on the floor in this bizarre new commercial for the (hitherto) popular mints brand. The ‘hero’ of the campaign is called Dragee (for some reason). As they’re calling it a campaign one supposes that Dragee ...

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Fast mover Joel Ewanick hijacks other Super Bowl car ads for Chevrolet

There’s no stopping General Motors global CMO Joel Ewanick; irked by the big ‘consideration’ scores earned by Chrysler’s 200 (Eminem) and VW’s Passat (little Darth Vader) during the Super Bowl he apparently instructed his agencies to buy loads of online ...

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