Tag Archives: covid-19

Former DAN boss Waters takes over at Ebiquity

Nick Waters, who stepped down as executive chairman of Dentsu Aegis Network UK and Ireland in November last year, has been appointed group CEO of quoted media and marketing consultancy Ebiquity. Ebiquity has media auditing roots. He replaces interim CEO ...

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Talon: Ada analysis shows UK Out of Home population movement plateaus during lockdown week three

New data from Ada, Talon Outdoor’s Out of Home data management platform, shows the dramatic change in population movement during March has now plateaued in April as the nation’s behaviour begins to stabilise. The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has already brought ...

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US agencies lead Covid layoffs – now it’s DDB

Covid-19 is “no respecter of individuals” UK cabinet secretary Michael Gove said when PM Boris Johnson was hospitalised, neatly deflecting a questioner who wondered why lots of people in 10 Downing Street had got it. That certainly seems to be ...

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Fifa (who else?) scores Covid-19 own goal

World football body Fifa has rounded up a gaggle of footballers – present and past, female and male, some of whom you may have heard of – to clap for Covid-19 workers and, presumably, sufferers. A bit late in the ...

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Cannes Lions Live launches free ‘Creativity Matters’

There will be a Cannes of sorts this year: Cannes Lions Live, a free digital offer that will run throughout June under the theme ‘Creativity Matters.’ Activity will peak during the original dates of the Festival of Creativity, 22-26 June. ...

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P&G shows the crisis is a great time to advertise – for some

The notion that you should keep advertising in a downturn (even if most of the shops are shut) hasn’t found many friends amid Covid-19 (the UK’s Johnny Hornby made the case recently although his old boss Sir Martin Sorrell said ...

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UK government fights Covid-19 media storm

Ten days ago we noted that the UK’s Covid-19 crisis could turn into a political crisis – and it has. At the weekend the Sunday Times’ Insight Team – once the vanguard of investigative journalism in the UK, more recently ...

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