Danny Rogers

Danny Rogers is editor of Campaign magazine and editor-in-chief of Brand Republic Group

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Freud's back in a flurry of activity

What is the marketing world’s most maverick character up to?

IPG: Are fresh faces turning things around for advertising's least exciting company?

Traditionally faceless marketing group is looking rather interesting

Global advertising doesn't work. It glides past people

On Friday I moderated a road-blocked seminar with the global ad industry's two biggest rock stars, Sir John Hegarty and David Droga. Hegarty (nearly 70 now) still chairs the agency he founded, BBH and the Australian, Droga (45) runs the Droga5 network from New York.

Will British Airways go for the classic or the upstart?

The airliner is considering which of two very different ad agencies it will employ

No pound signs: The John Lewis television ad is cuddly, cosy and ruthlessly efficient

The buzz around the new Christmas John Lewis advert is justified

This is not only the result of brilliant PR, but of a consistently excellent approach to its advertising

Danny Rogers: Women are finally taking over from the Mad Men

The recent Media360 conference in London was an eye-opener, but in a different way from usual.

Adland today favours the ‘Mad Women’

A look around this year's Media360 conference showed there's been an incredible turnaround in the traditionally laddish world of commercial media

Danny Rogers on PR and advertising: Trust is easy to lose – and hard to regain

When the PR agency Edelman published its annual Trust Barometer – a major global study – last month, it discovered that only one in five people believed a business leader would tell the truth when confronted with a “difficult” issue.

Danny Rogers on PR and advertising: Malign force could save the economy

Advertising is often seen as a malign force. It can interrupt your favourite TV show. It tries to sell you stuff you can't afford. It has created a strange species of men in large glasses, driving flash cars.

Danny Rogers on PR: Coke weighs in on the US obesity drive

Coca-Cola is trying to stop Americans getting fat. Spot the irony in that sentence. But some truth lies therein. Last week Coke launched its first “anti-obesity” advertising campaign, with a two-minute TV commercial on mainstream news channels, followed by another ad during American Idol.

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