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Ogilvy staff protest Customs and Border Protection work

Ogilvy employees are protesting – vociferously – about the agency’s work for the US Customs and Border Protection agency, blamed for separating children from their parents at border “facilities”. This is said to have led to the deaths of seven ...

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Vodafone tries 50 shades of red to launch 5G offer

It’s nice of Vodafone to bring back Virgin Airline’s foxy red cabin crew – sorry, they haven’t, it’s the ’50 shades of red’ you can see in the background. The big mobile operators are now embarking on their new 5G ...

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Cantona joins anniversary space race for Kronenbourg

Who’s the best actor in ads? Move over Idris Elba and even Robert De Niro, surely it’s former Man United enfant terrible Eric Cantona? We’ve already had him wowing the ladies of Alsace by pretending to be a farmer and ...

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Does Ogilvy need to take a moral stand on CPB border work?

WPP’s Ogilvy finds itself in hot water over a video produced for the US Customs and Border Protection agency (CPB) showing the (allegedly) civilised facilities in its Tucson facility. Ogilvy has a contract with the CPB worth a purported $12m ...

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Pols and Mecklenburg set up new agency Truth & Spectacle

Two former Ogilvy execs – creative director Ivan Pols and consultant Alex Mecklenburg have formed a new “creative business consultancy” called Truth & Spectacle, named after an observation by legendary film director Stanley Kubrick. Mecklenburg, a former MD of agency ...

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Ogilvy raises its creative bar with Sipsmith’s Mr Swan

Ogilvy UK has won buckets of new business recently despite some internal travails but what it needed was a really good ad. Now it has one for Sipsmith Gin, one of the countless new artisan gin brands on the UK ...

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