Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of Publicis Groupe, Michael Roth, the chief executive of Interpublic, and Rémi Babinet, the...
Mumsnet "Elleemae" by Grey London Mumsnet uses a real 999 call made by a five-year-old after her mother suffered an epileptic fit in a new online campaign about teaching children how to contact the emergency services.
World's Talking About: The Brrr-ito! It is strange to see a special occasion being commercialised before your eyes but, thanks to 4/20, we have a living, breathing case study.
Shell "stay ahead" by J Walter Thompson Shell's new cinema campaign pits a gargantuan gunk monster against a car and aims to give the blockbuster films it precedes a run for their money in terms of special effects.
Trebor "confessions" by Wieden & Kennedy London Trebor has returned to TV advertising after more than a decade with a humorous spot that frames choosing your favourite mint as a matter of family honour.
Glenfiddich "magnificent ten" by Leagas Delaney Booze brands love making heroes of their founders. In the past few years, we've had tales from revolutionary Cuba for Bacardi and from 19th-century Australia for Foster's.
'We need to get bigger and we will get bigger,' Dawn Airey, the tech company's EMEA boss, tells Arif Durrani in a rare press interview since taking the job.
Our industry is suffering from an error of interpretation about technology. It has led to a focus on distribution instead of production, with the advent of the internet mistakenly becoming the beginning of time. By Giles Hedger.
Last week, pitch consultants toured London agencies as part of Adforum. Peter Cowie reports back.
In the second of a series exploring creative effectiveness, Gurdeep Puri says that, through collaboration and co-operation, the industry must more closely examine how creativity affects clients' commercial objectives.
The growing prevalence of ad-blockers could lead to advertisers spending less and an increase in paywalled content.
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Constraints can actually stimulate - rather than hinder - a brand and make a big impact, Adam Morgan writes.
The charges against the tech giant last week say more about envy of US entrepreneurial culture, Ross Jenkins argues.
Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 24 April, and one thing we didn't...
Nick Reid charts the journey from the first, lottery-placed TV ad in 1955 to a future shaped by programmatic trading.
Paul Brazier and Peter Souter pay tribute to Ron Brown, the art director behind many of AMV's finest ads, who died last month.
Out-of-home interactions increase during big sporting events and holidays. Brands can utilise this, Nick Mawditt writes.
Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 17 April, and one thing we didn't...
The executive creative director of Bauer Media has set up a standalone content agency to enhance the company's cross-media sell. By Maisie McCabe.
Dougal Wilson reflects on his career and how he came to direct John Lewis campaigns, via a degree in science and a taste of advertising in Edinburgh.
The decision of the Cannes Lions organisers to bestow their prestigious Lion of St Mark on Bob Greenberg must have raised a few wry smiles. Because it was less than a year ago that the founder of R/GA found himself in the firing line for visualisin...
Today's empowered consumers want brands that make the world a better place. The white Pencil aligns perfectly with this, Steve Henry writes.
Tie-ups between brands and musicians can benefit both parties, but they must tread carefully, Gurjit Degun writes.
The photographer Oliviero Toscani tells James Swift that agencies are full of bullshit, marketers are dumb and young people are fucked up.
Opinion & blogs
RIP Johnny Fearless, an agency that did a very wonderful piece of work last year for the Imperial War Museums but, frankly, has done little else lately to justify its continued existence in a crowded and oversupplied market. The shop sadly closed its...
With two weeks to go until the general election, I m finding it really hard to judge which way the wind is blowing. The two main parties (if we can still call them that) are jumping around in their messaging, ducking and diving according to the lates...
The world's love affair with TV may be coming to an end, and this time it's almost certain. The pronouncement came from no less a source than the global management consultancy Accenture.
"Too long, didn't read". Microsoft's chief envisioning officer, Dave Coplin, swept into our offices this month to remind us that behind every bit of tech, there's a human being.
I have seen the future. And it speaks Spanish (and English). When US voters consider their next president in 2016, they might be choosing between two Latino candidates Julian Castro and Marco Rubio. The US is changing. And there is no better plac...
The promise of virtual reality has been around for more than a quarter-of-a-century and, at several points, this technology seemed on the brink of breakthrough. But it is only with Oculus Rift and its rivals that VR has reached a threshold at which...
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If it was a successful year for UK creativity in 2014, it was an epic one for Jean-Claude Van Damme and his entourage, Donald Gunn writes.
Planning is about people, not writing a famous blog or endless Tweeting, Lucy Jameson says.
Lindsay Pattison shares lessons from attending the World Economic Forum's annual gathering for the first time.
After a year of change, the agency has emerged with a new management team and a new way of working. But does it still have the magic touch? By James Swift.
Digital out-of-home is an exciting new medium with great scope for visual and interactive communication: but how effective is it as an advertising channel? Ocean turned to the world of neuroscience to find out
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