Tag Archives: David Bowie

20th century creative giant Prince dies at 57

Every now and then you think: I wish I’d been there. I wish I’d been at the 2008 Grammys when Prince appeared live with Beyonce. Prince died today aged 57. In some respects he was, indeed, the ‘purple pain,’ but ...

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Memories of David Bowie

David Bowie, whose death from cancer at 69 was announced today, made surprisingly little impact on advertising as a performer although his music appears in countless ads. But, as a genuine musical great, maybe he didn’t need to. If he’d ...

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Exclusive! Outside Organisation’s Alan Edwards on why the UK PR business still needs the tabloids

Forget Max Clifford, The Outside Organisation’s Alan Edwards is the doyen of the populist PR world. Edwards began his career in the music business (like Clifford), acting for the likes of Sir Paul McCartney and David Bowie before broadening Outside’s ...

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Welcome to 2012 Google+ tells Facebook

Nearly all Google’s stupendous profits still come from search and its Adwords programme but the company also seems serious about its latest big venture, Facebook rival Google+. As Facebook prepares to celebrate its display advertising take heading through $4bn by ...

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BMW sticks with KBS&P in US after four-way shoot-out – is this an end to Joy?

MDC’s flagship New Yrok shop Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal & Partners has won BMW’s $160m account, beating competition from Martin, Gotham, Toronto’s Cundari and Grey (which only pitched for the dealer account). KBS&P has been minding the account since BMW split ...

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