Local ad-funded TV in the UK looks like a bit of a Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt being the coalition culture secretary whose name Today programme presenter James Naughtie and then Andrew Marr got so spectacularly wrong on BBC’s Radio 4 last week. Anyway Hunt has got it into his head that the UK could ...

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2010 ends as it started for Bartle Bogle Hegarty with big Ebay loss

It certainly has been an annus horribilis for Bartle Bogle Hegarty and the year is going out in much the same vein with the agency’s resignation of the Ebay account, supposedly worth £22m. As with all such resignations it’s doubtful ...

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South Africa drinks giants go to jail for Drive Dry campaign

Motoring in South Africa is a hazardous enough experience and drinks giants Diageo, Heineken and Namibia Breweries who operate under the Brandhouse banner are sponsoring a new campaign by Cape Town agency Fox P2 to try to cut down drink ...

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Publicis Groupe challenges Interpublic with pitch for McCann stalwart Nescafe

Nestle is reviewing three global accounts at headline creative agency McCann Erickson with Publicis Groupe, which recently won Nestle’s $900m media account in the US, pitching for number one brand Nescafe. Nestle is, as they say these days, looking for ...

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