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Diary: Water-cooler monitor

WHAT TOPICS HAS THE INDUSTRY BEEN DISCUSSING THIS WEEK?
THE TALK TIME SPENT
Matthew Freud knows a bargain when he sees one. 44 mins 28 secs
The public relations guru has taken a 3.3 per cent
personal stake in M&C Saatchi. It is good to see
somebody showing faith in the advertising business
during these troubled times.

There has been another bitter pill to swallow for 38 mins 5 secs
Lowe. Not only has the agency dropped out of the
Top 20 rankings but it has found its place being
taken by its bete noir The Red Brick Road, for
heaven's sake.

Is the credit crunch making agencies more canny 23 mins 10 secs
about pitches? The AAR has discovered that they're
not spending as much chasing new business. But maybe
they've just learned the folly of chasing everything
that moves.

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