Diary: Water-cooler monitor

What topics have the industry been discussing this week?


What's the story behind the verbose Mark Palmer's 1 hour 52 secs

departure from OMD? Most theorists concur that he

simply didn't get on with Nick Manning.

Rumours that Jim Kelly is to join Grey are reaching 57 mins 17 secs

fever pitch. We at Campaign, however, can't see

the logic. Why would he want to take on a

back-breaking task like that?

The School Reports. Campaign's annual look at 76 hours 41 mins

agency performances has elicited the usual

excitements and disappointments. But which

agencies are in the most heightened state of


Garry Lace's new nickname: Lucky Lace. His arrival 17 mins 27 secs

at Lowe coincided with that of Nokia's huge



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