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Jeremy Lee

Turkey of the week: Jackpotjoy's ad takes it too far
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Turkey of the week: Jackpotjoy's ad takes it too far

Jeremy Lee thinks that Jackpotjoy's gerontophilia might be a joke too far.

Will the Ryanair flight cancellation crisis do permanent damage to the brand?
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Will the Ryanair flight cancellation crisis do permanent damage to the brand?

Ryanair, for so long the pantomime villain of the airline world, has found itself back centre stage after it announced that it was cancelling 40 to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks, affecting 400,000 passengers.

CHI enlists Oscar-winning director for The Prince's Trust campaign
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CHI enlists Oscar-winning director for The Prince's Trust campaign

CHI & Partners has launched a campaign on behalf of The Prince's Trust that is designed to champion the resilience of young people, following research produced by the charity that shows that young people are suffering from poor confidence.

Should advertisers be worried about Facebook's false audience figures?
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Should advertisers be worried about Facebook's false audience figures?

In the latest scandal to hit Facebook, it has emerged that the company has been claiming it can reach demographics that are greater than actually exist.

Ogilvy & Mather lands Trebor ad account
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Ogilvy & Mather lands Trebor ad account

Ogilvy & Mather London has picked up the UK advertising account for the Trebor mints account without a pitch, further strengthening its relationship with Mondelez.

Is the latest Marmite wheeze to everyone's taste?
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Is the latest Marmite wheeze to everyone's taste?

At the beginning of last month, The Daily Telegraph dutifully reported how Marmite could prevent miscarriages and birth defects.

Facebook faces fresh controversy over young audience numbers
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Facebook faces fresh controversy over young audience numbers

Facebook has been accused of telling advertisers that they can reach millions of young audiences that do not exist.

Domino's calls CRM and digital review
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Domino's calls CRM and digital review

Domino's is reviewing its CRM and digital arrangements after splitting with Iris.

Pick of the week: FCA pulls it out of the bag with bizarre Schwarzenegger ad
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Pick of the week: FCA pulls it out of the bag with bizarre Schwarzenegger ad

Jeremy Lee is delighted to see that at least M&C Saatchi is doing something different.

Andy Sandoz gives Deloitte Digital a personality - but can he offer much else?
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Andy Sandoz gives Deloitte Digital a personality - but can he offer much else?

Deloitte Digital, a hitherto relatively obscure offshoot of a management consultancy, has made two statements of intent that suggest it plans to muscle into territory advertising agencies have traditionally thought their own.

CHI & Partners bolsters creative department
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CHI & Partners bolsters creative department

CHI & Partners has boosted its creative firepower with the hiring of Kate Allsop and Howard Green from Grey London and Alice Burton from Y&R London.

Moneysupermarket.com pays homage to Dirty Dancing in latest spot from Mother
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Moneysupermarket.com pays homage to Dirty Dancing in latest spot from Mother

Mother has been digging through the 80s film back catalogues again for its latest spot for Moneysupermarket.com.

Costa picks Lida for global loyalty programme
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Costa picks Lida for global loyalty programme

Costa, the high street coffee chain, has appointed Lida to handle its first global loyalty strategy following a four-way pitch managed by AAR.

Debenhams splits with JWT
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Debenhams splits with JWT

After an eight-year partnership, Debenhams has split with J Walter Thompson.

The row between production companies and agencies might just have evened up
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The row between production companies and agencies might just have evened up

Could Dom Goldman's arrival at Iconoclast as global ECD mark an attempt by production companies to create ads?

Craft beer wars: a storm in a pint pot
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Craft beer wars: a storm in a pint pot

Craft beer is increasingly big business, and for proof, you only need look at the explosive growth of the sector's standard bearer Brewdog.

Is the ad industry doing enough to protect children from the 'explosion' of gambling ads?
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Is the ad industry doing enough to protect children from the 'explosion' of gambling ads?

Concern has been voiced at how gambling firms have increased their spend, particularly online, which could be potentially damaging to children.

Former Grey ECD Dom Goldman in surprise move to production company Iconoclast
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Former Grey ECD Dom Goldman in surprise move to production company Iconoclast

Dominic Goldman, the former executive creative director of Grey London, has re-emerged as the global creative director at the production company Iconoclast.

McCann London nabs creative duo from CHI
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McCann London nabs creative duo from CHI

McCann London has hired the creative team Will Cottam and James Crosby from CHI & Partners.

Tributes paid to London College of Communication lecturer Jo Hodges
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Tributes paid to London College of Communication lecturer Jo Hodges

Tributes have been paid to Jo Hodges, tutor at the London College of Communication, who died last month.