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Lesser quits GroupM to head new AT&T digital media giant

The world’s biggest advertisers are trying to take back control of their digital and programmatic ad spend and, in what may be the most significant move to date, US telecoms giant AT&T has lured WPP’s GroupM North America CEO Brian ...

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Surprise as Murdoch pulls $80bn Time Warner takeover

With Ruper Murdoch what you see is usually what you get. While the old boy is capable of springing big surprises from time to time, they’re always in character. But his decision to pull 21st Century Fox’s $80bn bid for ...

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Sorrell rounds on his pay critics in FT diatribe

WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell has taken his war of words with rebellious shareholders over a 30% pay increase to the pages of the Financial Times. The crux of his robust defence is twofold. First, he is being rewarded ...

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Arianna Huffington the big winner as AOL buys Huffington Post for $315m

One-time market-leading ISP AOL has been trying to reinvent itself as an online content provider since it split from Time Warner in 2009 and now CEO Tim Armstrong has bet the ranch on Arianna Huffington and her Huffington Post, the ...

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Goldman Sachs investment says Facebook is worth $50bn

Or so the BBC (and the Financial Times and New York Times) seem to think. Top investment bank Goldman Sachs (the global economy’s version of Paddy Power) has stuck a load of its own money into Facebook stock (or options) ...

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