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Ikea's UK marketing chief: 'Our role is not to be autocratic'
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GBK burgers compared to Donald Trump as 'a bit of an arse' in outdoor campaign
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Land Rover breaks world record for biggest Lego structure in Discovery launch
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Creative recruiter's scholarship helps 'future star' win place at Wunderman
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The Times pledges to cut through the noise in new TV ad
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Wins this week: Western Union, Estée Lauder, Money.co.uk
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Bob Greenberg: 'biggest focus' is R/GA consulting arm
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Trinity Mirror print ad revenue falls 21% in Q3
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Campaign Viral Chart: Airbus shows off planes in this week's most shared ad
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Online ads must be viewable for 14 seconds to be seen, says eye-tracking study
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Molson Coors to talk to agencies over media business
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ANA calls for Facebook third party auditing
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Want to reach gamers? Stay out of video games
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Sport magazine turns 10: editor talks about challenges and favourite covers
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Google to give away VR sets with NME
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In pictures: Celebration time at the New Thinking Awards 2016
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A history of Snap(chat) as it turns five

A history of Snap(chat) as it turns five

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Instagram influencer platform Tailify relocates to UK
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Marketers' misuse of data 'worrying', says privacy group
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Female bosses need to lead by example, says Huffington
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Netmums launches new ad formats in mobile-first refresh
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Daily Mail owner to triple cost cutting to £50m amid ad revenue slump
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Omnicom shuts M2M in UK after account losses
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Brits at Guardian US given poorer employment terms
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Beri Cheetham leaves Leo Burnett for ECD role at The Gate
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Spotify said to be in talks to buy SoundCloud
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Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM and Microsoft form alliance on AI
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Nikon puts co-creation at heart of marketing strategy
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Don't use Facebook Live to 'tick box', brands warned
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Data turns Amazon into a $1bn advertising business
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Unilever plots in-house branded content division
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Nokia licensee in hunt for ad agency
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Mars calls £400m media buying review
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Industry calls for verification scheme for digital media after Facebook controversy
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Freeview changes direction with £15m ad campaign
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Agencies line up for NSPCC digital brief

Agencies line up for NSPCC digital brief

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Ogilvy & Mather wins account for Time to Change
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Marketing New Thinking Awards 2016: the full results
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Pick of the week: Yorkshire Building Society "Outgrown your home" by Red Brick Road
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Turkey of the week: Wrangler "#MoreThanABum" by We Are Pi
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Pitch update: McVitie's, easyJet, Bentley
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Western Union hires MullenLowe Mediahub for global media
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Piers Morgan wants to 'Make America Great Again' in Paddy Power ad
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Estée Lauder drops M2M for Manning Gottlieb OMD
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Frank Budgen's work to be celebrated in memorial screening
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One in four people 'actively ignoring' brands on social media
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Campaign and PRWeek launch Brand Film Festival London to showcase brand storytelling
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Men more likely than women to complain about ads to ASA
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Movers and shakers: Saatchi & Saatchi, Domino's, Group M, Maxus and more
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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg:  "Content policy on Facebook is challenging"
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My Media Week: Abby Carvosso, Bauer Advertising
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Grey Canada, Marcel win inaugural D&AD Impact Awards for social good
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Facebook's digital adspend forecast to exceed £1bn in UK
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Council's poster campaign banned for offensive depiction of beggars
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Carlsberg falls foul of ad watchdog after taking booze to a building site
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Channel 4 creates fake product recall and Facebook bot to promote Humans
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Domino's hires ex-BHS chief marketing officer Tony Holdway
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Sainsbury's rolls out one-hour delivery by bike in inner London
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BBC will require login for iPlayer and mobile apps in 2017
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Infiniti works to hone its 'entrepreneurial' positioning
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IAB cuts list of acceptable online ad formats in latest fightback against ad-blockers
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Facebook's Carolyn Everson sorry over video ad controversy
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Road safety ad mocked for 'blaming the cyclist' over deaths
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Disney said to be considering Twitter takeover bid
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BMW UK set to end relationship with Vizeum
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Radio deregulation plans coming this year, says culture minister
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Virgin Media brings together UK and Ireland sales teams
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#WorkthatWorks campaign urges industry to tackle 'motherhood penalty'
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Apple defies naysayers as UK's 'coolest' brand
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Pornhub offers money to help women get into science and tech careers
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Domino's promotes marketing chief Simon Wallis to chief operating officer
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Review recap: AA, Richemont, USwitch
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NatWest aims for 'bold steps' to win trust in brand campaign
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BHS relaunches as online retailer
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Snapchat rebrands to Snap Inc
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YouTube tells ad industry it generates nearly double searches per impression than TV
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WPP renews demand for Erin Johnson to dismiss federal harassment claims
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Google and Salesforce in takeover talks with Twitter
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Yahoo confirms 500 million user accounts were hacked
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Jon Ronson: Twitter 'doesn't give a shit' about what happens on its platform
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International Meownetary Fund: Tube cat posters are going global
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Iceland v Iceland: country may sue supermarket over use of name
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Bauer Media posts second highest turnover despite fall in advertising
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Watch: how brands can use the Amazon Echo
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Wins this week: The Guardian, Coty, Honda
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BT seeks to take full control of TV platform YouView
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Campaign Viral Chart: Audi's depressed T-Rex is most shared ad of the week
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Wrangler ad's focus on women's bums sparks 'false feminism' criticism
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Three and Mindshare win Grand Prix at Digital Cinema Media Awards
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Dentsu issues full statement on overbilling

Dentsu issues full statement on overbilling

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JP Morgan halted adspend amid media transparency report
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Newspapers warn government over Google and Facebook taking digital adspend
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Facebook has been miscalculating video viewing time
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Alex Graham to chair Guardian owner
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Instagram hits half a million active monthly advertisers
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Group M promotes Kelly Clark as Dominic Proctor steps down
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'No brand will be disappearing': Arthur Sadoun on Publicis Communications
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P&G European marketing chief: one day all advertising will be as good as 'Like a girl'
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Saatchis' Stanners and Billingsley elevated in Publicis Communications promotions
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WPP eyes post-Brexit strategy with French media investment
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AOL ad industry interviews aim to inspire next generation of female leaders
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Joss Whedon directs anti-Trump ad starring 'shit ton' of Hollywood stars
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Mary Berry quits Great British Bake Off
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M&C Saatchi UK revenue down after ad agency client losses
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The7stars names its media agency start-up Bountiful Cow
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Sony launches 4,000 colour-filled balloons in new Bravia campaign
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Eurostar marketing director poached by Fred & Farid
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Dentsu overbilling controversy deepens

Dentsu overbilling controversy deepens

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Haymarket and Dax tie up to share data
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Grey recruits AMV BBDO's Gregory Roekens to lead tech
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Advertising Association hires Stephen Woodford as CEO
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Ogilvy & Mather launches new model to speed up work to market
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Unilever consolidates local and global marketing units

Unilever consolidates local and global marketing units

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Newspaper revenues fall amid talk of joint ad sales
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Pitch update: Mission Foods, Beiersdorf, Zoopla
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Pick of the week: Georg Jensen "You can never be  too much you" by Forsman & Bodenfors
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Turkey of the week: Premier Inn "Still got it" by Lucky Generals
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Apple eyes McLaren takeover talks
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Coty picks Publicis Media to take on beauty brands bought from P&G
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Clear Channel restructures into single commercial team
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Ex-Isobar UK CEO Nick Bailey joins production company Dingo Bill
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Fold7 picks up Money.co.uk brief to build challenger brand
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VCCP's Muhtayzik Hoffer hires duo to lead New York office
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Dave Henderson leaves MullenLowe London
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ASA overturns ban on Greenpeace fracking ad
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Aon, Adidas and Aviva back Stonewall's new 'Rainbow laces' campaign
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People of color need to speak up on social media, say tech execs
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Lévy: board to discuss new Publicis Groupe CEO in November
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Centaur Media buys Oystercatchers
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Coke uncovered: 12 marketing lessons from 20-year Coca-Cola veteran
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My Media Week: Jez Nelson, Somethin' Else
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Google launches messaging app with chatbot
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Movers and shakers: P&G, Spotify, Publicis, IBM, BBC, MDC, McCann, Hearst and more
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Sunday Sport cannot run explicit sex chat line ads on back page, ASA rules
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Dorset shop rapped by ASA over 'racist' golliwog newspaper ad
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An editor is a 'walking algorithm' better than any machine, says Elle chief
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Time Inc job losses loom amid restructure
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AA kicks off media agency review
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ISBA pushes transparency mission with new guide to programmatic advertising
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Grab goes for blood in new ad in Indonesia (Warning: Disturbing images)
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Alex Holder steps down as Anomaly London ECD
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Tesco enjoys best sales trend in two years as booze and BBQs drive summer spending
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Skittles issues withering response to 'racist' refugees meme from Donald Trump Jr
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Creative Shootout competition relaunches with mental health charities
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JWT's global CEO on driving diversity and agile creativity
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GSK picks Emma Walmsley as chief executive
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Twitter stops counting photos and quotes in 140-character limit
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4A's doubles down on adland's transparency issues
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James Corden fails to impress Apple in comic ad for music service
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Cannes Lions owner Ascential hires Stephen Martincic as top marketer
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MPs launch inquiry on how Brexit will affect creative industries
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McDonald's faces half billion euro tax bill
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Jeremy Clarkson launches Amazon drones in new Fire Stick TV ad
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Skoda UK appoints new top marketer
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BT and Virgin Media release first ever joint ad campaign
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Review recap: Telegraph, Pepsi, Macmillan
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Telegraph warns of 'intense competition' from Facebook and Google
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Martin Sorrell will join Twitter - on one condition
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Microsoft to shut Skype's London office
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Standard Life marketing director departs
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Is Burberry's first Facebook Live catwalk show just 'fashion spam'?
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#FreeTheBid drive launches to combat lack of female ad directors
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ITV renews Britain's Got Talent and The X Factor deal
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Publicis London's MD Will Arnold-Baker to leave
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Are LGBT+ people being airbrushed from advertising?
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Campaign Viral Chart: Audi's 360-degree video is most shared ad
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Kevin Hand remembered as 'towering figure' of magazines
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Route invests £20m in expanded research for outdoor advertising
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Coalition to tackle ad-blocking crisis unites Google, Unilever, P&G and Group M
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BMW, Nikon and General Electric invest in 3D printing firm Carbon
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Indignation from industry as Adblock Plus owner Eyeo starts selling ads
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MDC hires Cheil's Lotta Malm Hallqvist as first Europe MD and CMO
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Vice's Shane Smith predicts Snapchat ad boom in talk with Martin Sorrell
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Cosmopolitan partners Seat to launch car for women
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Draft Royal Charter demands greater transparency from BBC
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Twitter hasn't done enough about abuse, admits chief Jack Dorsey
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Oliver appoints first head of data among three hires

Oliver appoints first head of data among three hires

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BETC moves into 'the Brooklyn of Paris'
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Rail industry looks to combat negativity with ad campaign
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John Lewis and Waitrose profits slip as Morrisons recovers

John Lewis and Waitrose profits slip as Morrisons recovers

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Snapchat strategy chief baits Facebook over silent video ads
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P&G hires Mondelez European media director

P&G hires Mondelez European media director

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Sky to screen drone racing after $1m investment deal

Sky to screen drone racing after $1m investment deal

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Advertisers left 'blind' after changes to iOS 10
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Ogilvy's global leader to streamline agency brands
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EasyJet seeks to counter terror gloom with new ad
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Marketers call for more robust metrics from influencers

Marketers call for more robust metrics from influencers

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Tesco partners Hoberman for innovation initiative
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OMG's Philippa Brown named chair of 2017's Media360
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Macmillan kicks off hunt for CRM shop
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Creston's Unlimited forms alliance with Goodstuff
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Publicis leaders to set out vision at New York summit

Publicis leaders to set out vision at New York summit

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Discovery mulls own sales house as Sky talks drag on
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AMV BBDO tops shortlist at Campaign Big Awards
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New US Omnicom media agency plots UK launch
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Pick of the week: Maltesers "Look on the light side of disability" by AMV BBDO
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Turkey of the week: Malibu "Malibros" by Black Sheep Studios
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Pitch update: Nando's, British Gas, McVitie's, Government Communication Service
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'Tipping point' reached in 2016 as millennials shift to online media, says IPA
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Channel 4 launches ad break accessible to hearing impaired for Paralympics
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Mondelez content chief: Winter is coming with ad-blocking and inattention
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Famous Grouse owner reappoints Zenith as global media agency
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Lego CMO: Put experience first and don't be a slave to the platform
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Ted Baker's mysterious founder on investing in film for 'Mission impeccable'
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Etsy launches first global campaign celebrating individuality
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Honda Motor Europe names DigitasLBi content agency in Europe
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Facebook wants to make videos look like famous paintings
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Watch: Tour Marie Claire's new beauty shop Fabled
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Nationwide strips back ads to make 'authentic' connection

Nationwide strips back ads to make 'authentic' connection

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Fidelity International awards £6.5m media business to MEC
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Movers and shakers: Audi, Facebook, BBH, Mother, Marketing Society, M&S, Waitrose and more
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Agency bosses' media habits are 'not representative' of average Britons
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Adblock Plus exchange launch hits trouble

Adblock Plus exchange launch hits trouble

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Telegraph Media Group in talks with agencies over digital media business
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BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead steps down

BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead steps down

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Just Eat relaunches brand and encourages customers to try new cuisines
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DMGT to increase Metro print run as Trinity Mirror returns franchises
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Facebook's Steve Hatch promoted to managing director for northern Europe
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Channel 4 grabs Great British Bake Off from BBC

Channel 4 grabs Great British Bake Off from BBC

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M&S multichannel chief Laura Wade-Gery departs

M&S multichannel chief Laura Wade-Gery departs

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England Athletics' 'This girl can run' inspires 28,000 women to run
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Waitrose announces marketing and commercial leadership change for early 2017
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Watch: Tube ads replaced with pictures of cats in 'citizen takeover'

Watch: Tube ads replaced with pictures of cats in 'citizen takeover'

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Streaming sales rise 49% to drive UK music industry
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Review recap: Bentley, McVitie's, Nando's
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Mr President's offices caught up in Soho fire
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AMV BBDO's Guinness ads most shortlisted in Campaign Big Awards' Alcoholic Drinks
Leo Burnett leads Charity shortlist in Campaign Big Awards
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Bodyform's bloody ad shortlisted in Health & Beauty for Campaign Big Awards
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Durex trolls AirPods in China

Durex trolls AirPods in China

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Channel 4 relocation more likely after change of government, sources say
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Morrisons gets Amazon Lockers in battle of supermarket convenience space
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Brexit will further dampen UK adspend growth, predicts Zenith
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Erin Johnson wins small victory as lawyers face off in court for first time
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Virgin Media brings all-powerful children to the screen in new campaign for TV
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Wins this week: British Airways, Stoke City, Yopa
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Yahoo launches content marketing studio in the UK
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Campaign Viral Chart: Dior's lipstick ad with Natalie Portman is most shared
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Premier Inn is more than just a bed in 'A great place to start'
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Watch: Why designing for disability must be central to any digital plan

Watch: Why designing for disability must be central to any digital plan

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Ten agencies vie for Sport, Travel & Leisure win in Campaign Big Awards
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A dorky dad and a hoverboard feature in Campaign Big Awards' Automotive shortlist
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Snapchat weekly football show on its way from Copa90 and Bleacher Report
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Mother and AMV BBDO top Consumer Durable & Furniture shortlist in Campaign Big Awards
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Absolute Radio co-founders launch Union Jack radio station
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Airbnb tackles racial discrimination by hosts

Airbnb tackles racial discrimination by hosts

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Twitter's Jack Dorsey faces pressure on turnaround plan
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Sara Tate departs Mother London
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Lost Boys to fold into parent DigitasLBi
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Nando's calls creative pitch
Omnicom shuts M2M in UK after account losses
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Omnicom has shut its media agency M2M in the UK following a string of account losses and Alistair MacCullum, the chief executive of M2M, is stepping down.

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1 Brands that forge an emotional tie are best protected from copycats

Forging an emotional tie with consumers is one of the strongest ways to protect your brand. Products can be copycatted, but the distinctive identity of a true brand can never be replicated argues Nir Wegrzyn, CEO of BrandOpus.

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