Richard Pinder out, Jean-Yves Naouri up at Publicis

Yesterday we had Publicis Worldwide COO Richard Pinder talking confidently about the agency’s prospects as it set to to buy the rest of Publicis Graphics in the Middle East, today the British executive is sur son bicyclette as he is ...

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Is the rest of the world ready for Glenn Beck and Fox News?

The row over Rupert Murdoch’s bid to buy all of BSkyB in the UK rumbles on and, underlying it all, is the fear that he might impose Fox News or its equivalent on the UK. Which he still might (if ...

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Newly-formed media giant Comcast NBC calls $1.2bn US media pitch

The merger between cable and broadband giant Comcast and NBC Universal with its terrestrial TV network, Universal Studios film business and theme parks has created one of the biggest players on the worldwide media stage. Now the combined company is ...

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Havas steps up the pace as Arnold snaps up Modernista digital trio

The Arnold agency network (it doesn’t sound very exciting does it, a bit like Grey) is very much the second string in Havas behind Euro RSCG. But if newly-annointed Havas CEO David jones is to make up lost ground on ...

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