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DDB London looks to gain momentum from planning shake-up

One of the more interesting agency transformations of recent times is going on at DDB London, the UK outpost of one of the great creative agency networks and, before that, the legendary UK hotshop Boase Massimi Pollitt. BMP’s Stanley Pollitt ...

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More trouble for DDB London as £36m Virgin Media reviews

Accounts come and go of course but Virgin Media’s advertising at DDB London is worth a chunky £36m and it’s also the central plank in what now seems to be a leaky vessel, DDB’s role in masterminding all Virgin’s communications ...

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Travel Channel owner Scripps buys into UKTV

If anyone doubted that the digital TV business in the UK (apart from Sky) was destined always to be a minnow, further evidence to the contrary has emerged with US company Scripps Networks Interactive, owner of Travel Channel and Food ...

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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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Sky and Virgin make friends in UK broadcasting shake-up

Digital TV may be the sexy industry de nos jours, or one of them, but today’s deal twixt Sky and Virgin Media actually goes back to basics. Sky has bought Virgin’s programme-making business for £160m in return for giving Virgin ...

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