Diary: Water-cooler monitor

What topics have the industry been discussing this week?


Which brand could benefit from signing up Celebrity 5 secs

Big Brother winner Bez as its new frontman?

Which agency's reputation for accepting 8 hrs 14 mins

back-handers will be the most enhanced by the results

of Telewest's investigation into alleged illicit

commission payments from IDS?

Will Harrison Troughton Wunderman ever find a 5 hrs 45 mins

successor to Martin Troughton to meet the exacting

needs of Steve Harrison? He's already said to have

kiboshed Adam Leigh.

Which of the many retailers to reveal poor trading 72 hrs 4 mins

over Christmas will be first to call a creative review?

And exactly which retailers have hired the AAR and

Haystack to find them an ad agency?