Anti-semitism and the Labour Party: how a moral crisis became an election issue too

By Samuel Carpenter Criticism of the Labour Party since Jeremy Corbyn became leader has often focused on his and the party’s widely alleged antisemitism. Following his election, some criticisms could be considered ideological and opportunistic. Their subjectivity was demonstrated by ...

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Apple unleashes a veritable armoured division of sentiment

OK, hankies at the ready, here’s Apple’s by now traditional tear jerker for Christmas. Inspired by the Pixar film Up, which passed me by, it’s all about cheering up Grandpa who’s now on his own, with a little help from ...

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TimeTo lays down the Christmas party rules

TimeTo and agency Lucky Generals are going in to bat for better behaviour in adland again, this time with a campaign telling people what’s on and what’s not at the Christmas party. Actually it’s what’s not. We’ve attended a few ...

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WPP re-affirms commitment to Ford and Detroit with new 1,000 strong campus

WPP is creating another campus to house its multifarious agencies, this time in Detroit, home to Ford which it still describes as its biggest client despite losing the creative slice of the business to BBDO and Wieden+Kennedy. The new campus ...

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The&Partnership confirms NatWest win from M&C Saatchi

The&Partnership has officially wrested the NatWest banking account from M&C Saatchi following its appointment to handle next year’s campaign. At the time NatWest said M&C remained its agency of record (AOR.) T&P has a longstanding relationship with NatWest owner RBS ...

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Super Bowl 2020 sells out at $5.2m a pop

People have been reading the last rites over TV for years now but the message evidently hasn’t got through to Super Bowl advertisers. It’s Fox’s turn to broadcast the highlight of the NFL season in 2020 and all 77 in-game ...

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McCann chooses a winner for the New York Lottery

Is the UK’s National Lottery planning a Christmas campaign? Other lotteries seem to have realised that a lottery ticket is a one way out of the Christmas prezzie conundrum; not too much but might just be worth a lot, so ...

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Usain Bolt crams and scans for Sam’s Club

More stars, this time of the athletics variety with Usain Bolt racing around Walmart’s Sam’s Club to cram and scan as much as possible in his trolley in thirty seconds. By Mono, to plug Sam’s Club’s self-scanning. There’s a twist ...

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Virtue’s Hollywood trio put the best face on Dubai

The Gulf states, as we know, aren’t short of a bob or two and here’s the Dubai Corporation of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM) pushing the boat out with a film featuring Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson and Zoe Saldana exploring ...

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