Tag Archives: Jeremy Bullmore

Mad Men’s menu of managerial mendacity

t think it was the great Jeremy Bullmore who observed that Mad Men wasn’t actually about advertising. If it was, nobody would watch it. And he’s right – mostly. But some of it is about companies, the way people in ...

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Now Samsung says Galaxy Gear holds key to romance

For some reason this opus from Samsung – which we might as well call Jack and Amy’s Galaxy Gear romance – has taken a fearsome amount of stick over in the US. Cheesy is just one of the more polite ...

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Do effectiveness awards show advertisers how creativity actually works?

The UK IPA Effectiveness Awards, due to be announced late tonight, have value but should be handled with care. The studies make a business case for advertising. The Gunn Report sets out to establish a link between business success and ...

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Industry sage Jeremy Bullmore wins Advertising Association’s top individual award

Actually the biggest surprise about this is that Bullmore, one-time creative director and chairman of JWT and then a long-serving director of WPP, hadn’t won the Advertising Association’s Mackintosh Medal years ago. Bullmore, who’s also well-known for his brilliant agony ...

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Five things you didn’t know about advertising agencies: 1970s (1)

1/The 1970s were arguably advertising’s fun decade: the 1960s had uncorked the so-called creative revolution in New York and London and agencies were happy to earn eye-watering fees without the distraction of trying to build their companies on the stock ...

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