Simon Gwynn

Deputy news editor

Simon Gwynn is deputy news editor at Campaign. Contact him at simon.gwynn@haymarket.com or 0208 267 5694.

Martin Sorrell: Amazon's advertising business will be worth $100bn
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Martin Sorrell: Amazon's advertising business will be worth $100bn

Advertisers are, like Brexiteers, looking to 'take back control' of their data, S4 Capital chief said.

McDonald's defends Monopoly promotion after Tom Watson calls it 'grotesque'
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McDonald's defends Monopoly promotion after Tom Watson calls it 'grotesque'

Link between campaign and unhealthy food is misleading, brand argues.

San Miguel to launch bar experience at Somerset House Terrace
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San Miguel to launch bar experience at Somerset House Terrace

Venue will offer five speciality beers, tapas and live music.

News UK launches full-service influencer marketing agency The Fifth
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News UK launches full-service influencer marketing agency The Fifth

Unit will be led by former director of digital strategy and partnerships Oliver Lewis.

Michael Jackson bus ads prompt 26 complaints to ASA
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Michael Jackson bus ads prompt 26 complaints to ASA

Ads from mjinnocent.com were pulled by TfL on Wednesday.

Dark Horses signs Anomaly's Kerry Roper
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Dark Horses signs Anomaly's Kerry Roper

Designer has been at Anomaly since 2015.

BBC wins big at Broadcasting Guild Press Awards
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BBC wins big at Broadcasting Guild Press Awards

Channel 4 scoops best comedy for Derry Girls while ITV goes home empty handed.

How Direct Line, Eve Sleep and Booking.com bridged the brand vs performance divide
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How Direct Line, Eve Sleep and Booking.com bridged the brand vs performance divide

Marketers from three brands spoke about 'the marketer's dilemma' at Campaign breakfast.

Lad Bible creates Relaxing Stuff social channel for Three
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Lad Bible creates Relaxing Stuff social channel for Three

Channel will offer 'daily moments of chill' across Facebook, Instagram and a dedicated site.

Thomas Cook slashes TV spend by 74%
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Thomas Cook slashes TV spend by 74%

Radio, print and digital expenditure were also down in January and February.

Atom Bank's Lisa Wood moves to Great Rail Journeys
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Atom Bank's Lisa Wood moves to Great Rail Journeys

She joined the challenger bank in 2014 from First Direct.

Studio Yes hires duo on the back of viral ad featuring swearing Theresa May
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Studio Yes hires duo on the back of viral ad featuring swearing Theresa May

Film purported to show CCTV footage from inside the front entrance of 10 Downing Street.

MediaCom appoints Tom Curtis as first ECD
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MediaCom appoints Tom Curtis as first ECD

Curtis has been at WPP media agency since 2000.

Havas partners with JCDecaux and Facebook to profile female innovators
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Havas partners with JCDecaux and Facebook to profile female innovators

Media owners have donated sites in London and New York, and digital and print space.

John Lewis extends partner marketing to home range after 'fantastic' response in fashion
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John Lewis extends partner marketing to home range after 'fantastic' response in fashion

Profit at department store falls by half, but business retains staff bonus despite reports suggesting it could be scrapped.

Children see fewer than 12 seconds of junk food ads a day, research says
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Children see fewer than 12 seconds of junk food ads a day, research says

Advertising Association report makes the case against new regulations on advertising of HFSS food and drink.

Google, Direct Line and MG OMD on brand safety, diversity and transparency
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Google, Direct Line and MG OMD on brand safety, diversity and transparency

Google's Nishma Robb admitted that the tech giant would never be able to ensure its video platform was entirely safe at the ISBA conference in London yesterday. Campaign rounds up the highlights.

Guardian chief says it struggles to 'find communality' with Facebook
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Guardian chief says it struggles to 'find communality' with Facebook

Guardian and Facebook's business models are "very difficult to align", David Pemsel says.

AA outlines plans to reverse collapse of public trust in advertising
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AA outlines plans to reverse collapse of public trust in advertising

AA president Keith Weed outlined a series of steps in his keynote speech at the ISBA conference this morning (5 March).

Public Health England launches first national campaign for cervical screening
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Public Health England launches first national campaign for cervical screening

Push comes as screening rate hits 20-year low.