Diary: Water-cooler monitor

WHAT TOPICS HAVE THE INDUSTRY BEEN DISCUSSING THIS WEEK? THE TALK TIME SPENT Lacegate II. Someone should buy the film rights. 32 hrs 23 mins Bartle Bogle Hegarty's spat with the production 2 hrs 51 mins companies. Who will crack first? Most believe the might of BBH, and its scripts, will see the agency come out on top. Should radio adopt the commission system? Ask 2 hrs 46 mins an advertiser and he'll tell you no, ask a radio owner and you'll receive a heartfelt affirmative. The fickle business of advertising. Just as Mother 2 hrs 19 mins was getting to grips with the Orange business, churning out some of its best work to date, the march of global consolidation sees the business shifted to Publicis Groupe. In the UK, Fallon inherits a dream account: lucrative and with great creative potential.