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Diary: Water-cooler monitor

WHAT TOPICS HAVE THE INDUSTRY BEEN DISCUSSING THIS WEEK?
THE TALK TIME SPENT
The latest Bellwether Report makes uncomfortable 1hr 50 mins
reading. Marketing budgets face their biggest cuts in
eight years. Will we be able to hold our nerve while
everybody else seems to be losing theirs?

Michaelides & Bednash's integration into 35 mins 18 secs
Mindshare. How will the duo deal with being thrust
back into corporate life and the realities of
WPP-imposed targets?

There's to be no union between TBWA\London and 1 hr 10 mins
Beattie McGuinness Bungay. But will TBWA's global
bosses explore other ways of bolstering the agency?

So much for bold new programme initiatives. ITV 43 mins 45 secs
and the BBC are both interested in reviving This
Is Your Life - more than half a century after it
first aired.

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