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M&C Saatchi signs up as internet porn champion

UK ad agency M&C Saatchi is to handle a global campaign for US web hosting company ICM Registry to promote the new xxx domain group, a new kind of top shelf on the internet for the ever-popular porn category. But ...

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Nervous times for Carat and Aegis as Pfizer reviews $1.3bn media account

Pfizer is the biggest drugs company in the world, even more so following its $68bn mega-merger with Wyeth last year, and the fifth-largest US advertiser. So when it decided to review its $1.3bn media account there must have been a ...

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Richard Wheatly plans flotation for Jazz FM

Former Leo Burnett head honcho Richard Wheatly has always had a thing about tiny radio station Jazz FM. Now he clearly believes he can make some serious money from it. oem software download His links with the station go back ...

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Five things you didn’t know about advertising agencies: 1960s

1/ British ad legend Charles Saatchi wanted to be a film writer but lost a competition with Ridley Scott to write the script for a small and now forgotten British film about an athlete. So he decided to create the ...

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New internet TV service YouView ups stakes in free-to-air battle

One of the unsung heroes of the UK broadcasting market is Freeview, the free-to-air digital channel developed by the BBC under former director-general Greg Dyke. Now Freeview is being taken a step further with a consortium of broadcasters including the ...

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UBM leads UK magazine deal frenzy, Centaur to follow?

United Business Media, the trade publisher and owner of PR Newswire has agreed to buy US-based Canon Communications, a similar company, for $287m. Canon has a big trade show business alongside its magazines and UBM says it is particularly attracted ...

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