Agencies cosy up to Google to drive online display ad growth

Well there’s no harm in that you might say, Google is, after all, the biggest online ad distributor and agencies need to maximise their clients’ money. But according to IT site TechCrunch the relationship often goes beyond cosy with agencies ...

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Is General Motors making a hash of its comeback from bankruptcy?

Well it shouldn’t be, what was once the world’s biggest company has just emerged from bankruptcy with a $22bn IPO and a big thank you from the US government which has been able to cut its stake in the Chevy ...

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Will new agency Euro RSCG keep the ‘Love sex.Durex’ line?

Well it’s not bad and it features in a new campaign by McCann Manchester for its Play range of rubs and lotions. The global account has now been consigned to Euro RSCG and new owner Reckitt Benckiser’s favourite ad man ...

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Sky and WCRS scruff up cricket pundit panel for Ashes series

The Ashes test series between England and Australia starts in Brisbane later today and UK pay-TV broadcaster Sky is obviously banking on a big payday, even if it means the loyal audience sitting up through the night. Sky has built ...

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Rupert Murdoch takes battle with Pearson into the schoolroom

He may be the most unpopular media mogul since the term was invented but Rupert Murdoch’s drive for (even more) world domination continues with the $360m acquisition of Wireless Generation, a US education software provider. The move follows hard on ...

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Is Today invitation to Katie Price an own goal for BBC brand?

Mark Thompson must be grinding his teeth this morning following the news broken by the Times that the Today programme is in talks with Katie Price, aka Jordan, about guest-editing an episode of the daily news and current affairs programme ...

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