Advocacy is not threatening to usurp advertising because they are both part of the same process, according to WPP's chief executive, Sir Martin Sorrell.
Kevin Chesters, the executive planning director at Mcgarrybowen, gives his top ten take outs from TED2015.
Havas Media Group has created the new role of global head of content and has appointed Damien Marchi from Euronews to the post.
Samsung Home Appliances is to sponsor Channel 4, More 4 and UKTV's Good Food shows for one year in a seven-figure deal.
Xaxis, the programmatic media and technology company, has acquired ActionX, a mobile app and cross-screen ad business.
ZenithOptimedia has downgraded its global ad expenditure by 0.5 percentage points due to "severe economic problems" in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus and a "slowdown" in China.
Reed.co.uk, the job site, has signed a deal to sponsor Channel 5 shows as part of its 'Love Mondays' campaign.
Sound Digital, a consortium of Arqiva, Bauer and UTV Media GB, has won its bid for a licence to operate a second national DAB multiplex in the UK.
Germanwings, the budget airline, has asked Transport for London to remove ads featuring the line "get ready to be surprised" from London tube stations, after one of its planes crashed into the Alps.
Oxis Media, the radio business run by Donnach O'Driscoll, has bought the rights to offer the Jack FM brand across the UK and Europe.
The UK's press market has had another tough trading start to the year, with widespread falls in print circulations and advertising spend, as typified in a financial update by the Daily Mail & General Trust today.
MediaCom retains its crown in the top 50 media agencies table. It leads the way ahead of OMD, Carat, Mindshare and MEC, which all make the top five.
TV debate row, Kitchengate - British politics continues to fail to treat people like adults.
Viacom, which owns Channel 5, will launch Spike, a new free-to-air channel featuring the full series of Breaking Bad, next month.
Last year's attempts for a mega-merger of equals between Publicis Groupe and Omnicom collapsed because Maurice Lévy failed to show John Wren "sufficient respect", according to WPP's Martin Sorrell, who went on to talk retirement plans, Tesco and Dunnhumby.
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