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St John Ambulance "celebrate like a hero" by Recipe St John Ambulance has launched an ad featuring the voice of the football commentator Martin Tyler that will run at Premier League and Football League matches and encourages fans to download the charity s first-aid...

The Guardian/The Observer "what a weekend" by Bartle Bogle Hegarty The Guardian and The Observer have released another ad under its "own the weekend" theme. Bartle Bogle Hegarty created the spot, which will air on TV and in cinemas. The spot opens with the newspapers...

George Home "autumn/winter collection" by Fallon George, the fashion brand owned by Asda, has released a TV ad to promote its homeware range. Fallon created the spot, in which people destroy their own furnishings and make it look like an accident...

Canal+ Football "cameramen" by BETC Paris Canal+, a French subscription channel, has released a TV campaign with the tagline: "Making sport bigger is our sport." BETC Paris created the spot, which takes a humorously over-the-top look at the dedication of the...

Xbox "Destiny" by McCann London For those who are not plugged into the gaming world, Destiny is one of the most anticipated releases this year. It is available on both the Sony PlayStation and Microsoft s Xbox, but the latter...

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Allan seeks creative inspiration for C4 sales

Allan seeks creative inspiration for C4 sales

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After three years in charge of Channel 4's sales team, Jonathan Allan is pretty pleased with how he is doing. Yes, broadcast revenue might have declined by almost 1 per cent in 2013 but, hey, Channel 4 is trying new things.

 
 
Style secrets from the ad industry's fashionistas

Style secrets from the ad industry's fashionistas

The advertising and fashion industries share many similarities, but what about the notion of creativity? Kate Magee talks to some of the sharpest dressers in adland about their own take on style.

 
 
Will client creative chiefs improve ads?

Will client creative chiefs improve ads?

 
 
Not a lemon in the bunch

Not a lemon in the bunch

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Volkswagen's 'lemon' and 'think small' posters are so seminal, they overshadow many other fine ads for the car manufacturer. So Campaign asked Alfredo Marcantonio and John O'Driscoll, two of the authors of the recently updated Remember Those Great Vo...

 
 
World's Talking About: The Bookbook

World's Talking About: The Bookbook

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We’re still the black sheep of the advertising family

We’re still the black sheep of the advertising family

The new BBH worldwide CEO, Neil Munn, says its creative and cultural heritage will not be lost in the quest for growth as part of Publicis Groupe. By Jeremy Lee.

 
 
 
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Features & Analysis

Things we like: Stylist publishing a £600k fashion special

Things we like: Stylist publishing a £600k fashion special

Stylist , Mike Soutar s free women s magazine, is claiming a milestone this week with its biggest-ever issue for London Fashion Week. Perfect bound for the first time with a glossy front cover, the edition runs to 236 pages, including 100 pages of ad...

 
 
Does online advertising have an image problem?

Does online advertising have an image problem?

While many believe it is an effective medium, online advertising remains plagued by fraud and low creative standards.

 
 
Is the success of native advertising sustainable?

Is the success of native advertising sustainable?

Native is a digital display success story and agencies are keen to cash in, but will the boom last, Louise Jack asks.

 
 
Pitches: when should agencies walk?

Pitches: when should agencies walk?

To pitch or not to pitch? That's the question that perpetually gets agencies hot and bothered.

 
 
Things we like: 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy

Things we like: 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy

Sky 1 s series sees the Irish radio and TV personality Baz Ashmawy (pictured) take his pensioner mother on a global quest to do dangerous activities, such as participate in a drug raid and a skydive. This is not an attempt by Ashmawy to kill his moth...

 
 
Learning the hard way

Learning the hard way

The merger between one of the UK's most innovative digital agencies and one of its best creative shops did not go quite according to plan.

 
 
Amazon plots future as key player in online ads

Amazon plots future as key player in online ads

The online retailer's future could be as a media owner after its purchase of the gaming channel Twitch. By David Benady.

 
 
Ad money should go towards cleaning up

Ad money should go towards cleaning up

It is time to stop moaning and use our collective influence to achieve the advertising environments we need. By Tess Alps.

 
 
Greenpeace gets awesome

Greenpeace gets awesome

By embracing creativity, the global activist network has hit its advertising stride, Kate Magee explains.

 
 
Are US media giants a threat to UK television?

Are US media giants a threat to UK television?

With Liberty Global circling ITV, UK television is facing a US takeover. David Benady considers the consequences.

 
 
Creativity central to Cannes win for WPP

Creativity central to Cannes win for WPP

John O'Keeffe, WPP's worldwide creative director, talks to Kate Magee about Cannes, creativity and why he must learn to use provocative soundbites.

 
 
ABCs hint at consolidation ahead for women's titles

ABCs hint at consolidation ahead for women's titles

Although the overall sector performed poorly, the traditional, more upmarket magazines are faring well. By Jane Wolfson.

 
 
Are shops adapting quickly to digital?

Are shops adapting quickly to digital?

Feeling tired? It s probably because you are spending more time using your tech devices than sleeping. At least that s what a survey from Ofcom suggests. It found that adults spend an average of eight hours and 41 minutes a day texting, talking, typi...

 
 

Opinion & blogs

Adland's quest to reclaim content from factory lines

Adland's quest to reclaim content from factory lines

I've spent an awful lot of time this past week talking to writers in the US. It's been one of the most thoroughly depressing things I've done in a long time.

 
 
Time has come for the quiet shops to start shouting

Time has come for the quiet shops to start shouting

Slightly subtler than one of Julian Fellowes' clunky plot twists, the narrative of two of the more interesting start-ups of recent years has changed with the news that both Joint and Lucky Generals had won a place on the Amazon ad roster - with the f...

 
 
The loss of the Govt media buying business is sure to be queried by Sorrell

The loss of the Govt media buying business is sure to be queried by Sorrell

Few would have predicted it - and, be assured, some are still contesting it - but Sir Martin Sorrell's M4C has all but lost the Government's media buying business. This begs the question: how?

 
 
Global viewpoint from Dubai

Global viewpoint from Dubai

I should confess that I arrived in Dubai just a few months ago. But, from the moment you arrive, you sense Dubai is a city where entrepreneurs rule and anyone with a vision (and deep pockets) can make things happen. Everything in Dubai is big. From t...

 
 
Tech viewpoint on the iPhone 6

Tech viewpoint on the iPhone 6

If you were not ready to join the tech crowd camping out outside the Apple Store for the iPhone 6 launch this week, here is a look at what it could offer advertisers across the paid, owned and earned spectrum.

 
 

Diary

Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

Saatchi Saatchi s chief strategy officer, Richard Huntington (@adliterate), shows off his pet pooch, Edward, who landed fourth place in the London 2014 Fun Dog Show last weekend. Creature London s Dan Shute is unsurprisingly the worse for wea...

 
 
Diary: Corporal punishment

Diary: Corporal punishment

To pampered ad types, a pitch may sometimes feels like a prolonged battle - but it turns out that it is not good preparation for military life, as WCRS's executive creative director Ross Neil recently discovered.

 
 
Diary: Planning, the MRI way

Diary: Planning, the MRI way

Ever wondered what the inside of some of the industry's finest planning brains look like?

 
 

Watch: the worst things that have happened to me at Cannes

Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of Publicis Groupe, Michael Roth, the chief executive of Interpublic, and Rémi Babinet, the...


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Nissan creates tactical ad 7 mins after royal baby no. 2 announcement

Nissan creates tactical ad 7 mins after royal baby no. 2 announcement

Nissan has managed to produced an ad just seven minutes after Clarence House announced that William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were expecting their second child.

 
 
Jean Claude Van Damme's most epic ads

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Campaign takes a look at the actor Jean Claude Van Damme's greatest ads.

 
 
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Who killed long copy?

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Macmillan defends hijacking ice bucket challenge

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Macmillan, the cancer charity, has defended itself from accusations of "hijacking" the ALS Association's ice bucket challenge craze, claiming it did not want to miss out on another social media phenomenon.

 
 
Should awards accept scam ads?

Should awards accept scam ads?

 
 
London's top strategists share their summer reading

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