WPP gets the taste for Vice as it buys into trendsetter media business

WPP is joining former MTV and Viacom boss Tom Freston and media specialist bank Raine in a new round of investment for hipster magazine and online brand Vice, founded as a punk magazine in Toronto in 1994. Vice is distributed ...

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McDonald’s runs big McJobs campaign for US hiring spree

Managers at McDonald’s (and the staff presumably) hate the snarky McJobs description of its low-paid positions but the company has been tackling the issue head on recently with a series of ads plugging careers, or McJobs. This is one of ...

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Unilever picks Manchester’s Amaze to supervise global websites

Which is pretty amazing really, not that companies based in Manchester aren’t capable of handling such a big global task but you still don’t expect them to beat the behemoths of the digital world to the job. But Amaze, owned ...

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Now Cannes Lions calls for ‘good work’ entries

This year’s Cannes Gold Lions international festival of creativity (as it calls itself these days) is partnering with YouTube to invite non-profit organisations to submit briefs and creatives to answer them on the theme of ‘good work.’ The Good Work ...

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