Internet ads received more complaints than TV ads for the first time in 2014, according to the annual report from the Advertising Standards Authority and the Committee of Advertising Practice.
Northern & Shell, which publishes OK! Magazine and the Daily Express, has promoted Chris Kelly to head of print, replacing Jane Putley who is leaving in June to join News UK as head of news.
Johnson & Johnson has called a global review of its media planning and buying business, putting GroupM's Primus on alert in the UK.
YouTube, with its ever-expanding array of content, massive appeal and universally-accessible platform, is almost certainly a step closer to being the television of the future than whatever most of us are watching on our TV sets.
Douglas Quenqua, Campaign US's editor-in-chief, catches up with Alex Leikikh, the new chief executive of the Mullen Lowe Group, on why Lowe has finally found its American sweetheart.
Transport for London is increasing the ad space available on its website as part of plans to grow revenue from its commercial estate.
The ad watchdog has banned a Procter & Gamble YouTube video that featured a model vlogger, for not being easily identifiable as marketing communication.
Day nine, book nine. Wang Wei's poetry reminds marketers that the basic human psyche has not changed all that much since eighth-century China.
Agency bakers gathered in East London last week for The Great Agency Bake Off, which was won by TBWA\London for their chicken and chips cake.
Tango has returned to advertising after a two-year hiatus on Saturday with a deliberately sappy and off-brand TV spot.
Diageo, the drinks giant, has launched a digital out-of-home campaign for Pimm's, which will activate when the weather reaches a temperature of 21 degrees.
Last week's Black Pencil was important because it is a rare example of what can be done with radio, a medium not often taken seriously creatively.
Amazon, the online retailer, is searching for an agency to handle social media activity for its clothing arm.
PZ Cussons has appointed Iris to the international account for its global personal care brands Imperial Leather, Original Source and Carex.
Day eight. Book eight. Jonathan Swift's ferocious satire, which argues babies should be sold as meat to end the Irish famine, can make adland think about how it responds to its own inconvenient truths.
A double-page ad appears in today's Times, calling on the Government to keep the Human Rights Act, and paid for by 1,000 people in a crowd-funded campaign by Amnesty International.
Five black Pencils were awarded at D&AD's glamorous ceremony in London. Scroll through the gallery of pictures from the night.
Sixt, the German car rental company, has appointed Grey London to drive brand awareness with its first major UK advertising campaign.
Paul Hayes, the managing director, commercial of News UK, is leaving the publisher of The Times and The Sun after 15 years.
Twenty-First Century Fox, the film and home entertainment company, is including its £150 million European media planning and buying duties in a complete overhaul of its global media strategy.
HBO's trailer for the second season of True Detective has made it to the top spot.
Ivan Massow, a British businessman, has launched his bid to become London mayor with an animated online film in which he introduces himself as an ex-alcoholic, dyslexic and a gay "disrupter".
Day seven. Book seven. The Chinese magic realism of Wailing Ghosts will inspire marketers to be braver about using more fantastical ideas.
Survivors UK, the charity supporting male survivors of rape and sexual abuse, is launching an online campaign to encourage men to speak out about abuse as a part of the healing process.
Trinity Mirror is considering an appeal after a High Court judge ordered the publisher to pay "very substantial" damages to celebrities Sadie Frost, Paul Gascoigne and others for phone-hacking.
Just five of the coveted black Pencils were awarded for creative excellence at last night's D&AD awards ceremony.
Diageo and Bartle Bogle Hegarty have ended their 15-year relationship, as the Baileys and Gordon's accounts move in-house.
Cheil UK has poached Grey's chief marketing officer, Catherine Davis, to become its chief growth officer for the UK and Europe.
UK Trade & Investment, the government body, has appointed Engine to handle its creative advertising.
PDSA, the UK veterinary charity, is searching for a retained agency to oversee its CRM strategy.
Dave Bedwood, a creative director at M&C Saatchi, is leaving the agency.
Hiscox, the insurance company, has appointed Goodstuff Communications to work on its £8 million media planning and buying account.
Ogilvy & Mather has promoted Leo Ryan to the newly created position of global head of innovation and partnerships for its social division, Social@Ogilvy.
This year's theme for the annual Wacl training event Gather was "together". Alice Driscoll, the deputy managing director at Jam, lists ten things she picked up.
Ian Priest is leaving Chime Communications, where he is an executive board member, to pursue other opportunities within the industry.
Twitter held pitches for its first European advertising and media agencies this week, with the help of three executives from the US. 101, Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO and Bartle Bogle Hegarty are competing for the creative account, while Dentsu Aegis Ne...
Carat has won the media planning and buying business for Peperami, the meat-snack brand owned by Jack Link's, after a competitive pitch.
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