Tag Archives: eurozone

Ad spending in Greece and Spain to drop by €6.3bn

Ad spending forecasts are revised up or down (usually down, which tells you something) nearly as often as the UK’s Office of National Statistics (ONS) discloses that its output figures are wrong. Now ZenithOptimedia is having another go at 2012, ...

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Eurozone woes hit worldwide ad spending says new ZenithOptimedia report

Which is hardly surprising but also all the more reason to hope that US president Barack Obama and his allies (just about everyone outside Europe) can knock some sense into austerity junkies Germany’s Angela Merkel and even the UK’s David ...

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Greek grannie Yiayia storms back for Athenos

Kraft Athenos and Droga5 have returned with their ghastly Greek grannie in two more 30-second epics. Here’s Yiayia’s view of a pool party (she says it’s pornography): And video chatting: “Have you married a machine?” And I think she tells ...

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Wonga not bunga is media magnate Silvio Berlusconi’s problem now

Shares in embattled Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s Mediaset media empire (which spans pay and terrestrial TV, newspapers and magazines) were suspended for a period yesterday as investors headed for the exit. The shares have lost 20 per cent of ...

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Riots and tumbling stock markets are more than a PR problem – but that’s no help to the UK’s Cameron and Johnson

The two Old Etonians in charge of the UK’s capital city – prime minister David Cameron and London mayor Boris Johnson – have come scurrying back from holiday (Cameron from Tuscany, Boris from goodness knows where but there was probably ...

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