Tag Archives: Sunday Times

Grey offers up more animal magic for McVitie’s

Everybody knows that the internet, most notably YouTube, loves kittens and biscuit maker McVitie’s, courtesy of agency Grey London, is taking the obsession with young, mostly furry, animals several stages further in its current campaign. Here’s the latest, for Christmas, ...

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Trevor Beattie tops the pops in Sunday Times ad influencers list – but where’s John Hegarty?

In yesterday’s Sunday Times there was a pull-out section in association with Debrett’s. It listed Britain’s 500 most influential people and one of the categories listed was advertising. The introduction said “Debrett’s…. has carried out exhaustive research among the most ...

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Rupert Murdoch wants to merge The Times and the Sunday Times – but the indie directors won’t let him

Blimey, ‘independent directors’ standing up to Rupert Murdoch. These bods (not the same ones presumably) were first appointed in 1981 when Margaret Thatcher allowed owner of the Sun Rupert Murdoch to buy The Times and the Sunday Times. When, shortly ...

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Rupert Murdoch plays an Aussie straight bat in feeble Leveson inquisition

I suppose when you’re 81 you can do weary in an extended grilling about your company, your ethics and, most of all, yourself and Rupert Murdoch did just that today, masterfully, when he testified before the UK’s Leveson Inquiry into ...

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News International reviews £28m ad account – does this mean a Sun on Sunday is finally on the way?

It’s pretty hard to think of any UK company that’s been as deep in the mire as News International, the News Corporation-owned company that published the recently-extinguished phone-hacking News of the World. But News is reviewing its £28m account according ...

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