Tag Archives: virgin media

Bearding the celeb endorsement problem

Celebrity endorsement in advertising is always a two-edged sword. Sure, having hair-style challenged David Beckham or pukkah posh Joanna Lumley around helps to create lots of lazy interest. But interest in whom? For the most part the brand is no ...

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Product boss Toby Barnes joins AKQA to build ‘social digital businesses’

Digital agency AKQA is boosting its burgeoning branded products and services practice with the appointment of Toby Barnes as its first product strategy director. Barnes (pictured) has been creating digital products and services since 1995, working in publishing, production and ...

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Was the the Mad Men era really defined by pyjamas?

Amongst other things, obviously it was. The fifth series of Mad Men starts Sunday in the US, and probably on Sky Atlantic in the UK. I wouldn’t know because I’m a Virgin customer in the UK and don’t have Sky ...

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Can anyone catch AMV/BBDO in the UK? Maybe fast-rising BBH can

A lot of people would tell you that it matters not a jot who is the biggest agency in any country, ranked by media billings. Creative agencies don’t spend the media money and, in the YouTube age, fees don’t necessarily ...

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