Can former adman Will Orr steer British Gas towards a new ‘green’ identity?

This one has trouble written all over it: remember oil giant BP’s switch to its new ‘greener than thou’ corporate identity and the consequent series of oil spills and explosions culminating in the Deepwater Horizon environmental disaster? Readers with much ...

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Carlsberg enlists Belgian bikers in great beer battle

Beer accounts have always been the most sought-after creative brief (you can indulge your laddish tendencies with the client’s wholehearted approval) but there some especially good examples around at the moment, like Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam for Heineken and VCCP for Molson ...

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Mail Online publishes wrong verdict in Amanda Knox murder case

Embarrassing or what? For half an hour yesterday Mail Online, the Daily Mail’s website, published the wrong verdict in the Amanda Knox (pictured) murder case, namely that she had lost her appeal. The article also purported to describe the glee ...

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Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam launches The Dam Armada apps business

Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam is launching The Dam Armada, a business unit of creative developers and designers set up to create digital products from apps to installations. The Dam Armada is the brainchild of Jordi Martinez who worked at Crispin Porter+Bogusky and ...

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FMCG ad slowdown tips Europe back into recession territory

Despite an overall increase of 5.7 per cent in global terms, ad spending fell in nearly half the world’s key markets in the second quarter of this year as economic concerns continue to impact the advertising industry, according to Nielsen’s ...

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PR firm Juniper Sport takes centre stage as Mike Tindall affair rumbles on

PR firm Juniper Sport, which handles PR business and some sponsorship matters for the Rugby Football Union and Zara Phillips (new wife of England rugby player Mike Tindall) among others, must have been rubbing its collective hands in anticipation when ...

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