BT chief executive Gavin Patterson has accused Labour of being too “negative” about the benefits of advertising for business.
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Wednesday 29 January 2014
Revenue jumped 63% to $2.59 billion in the fourth quarter, beating analysts’ expectation
Friday 24 January 2014
The rates may be enticing at the grocers turned banks but consumers need to take more care than they would buying beans, says Lindsay Cook
Wednesday 22 January 2014
Vodafone has kicked off one of the biggest advertising pitches of the year after the mobile giant announced it is putting its global ad-buying and planning account up for tender.
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Study suggests childhood advertising mascots such as Tony and Ronald McDonald can have influence over the way people consider food as adults
Sunday 05 January 2014
Leaked letter talks of 'wider commercialisation' and private funding for radio, while the World News TV service told to swap politics for fashion
Sunday 22 December 2013
Plus, predictions for England's cricketing hopes
Thursday 19 December 2013
A combination of falling advertising revenue and declining readership, mixed with the digital revolution led to paper's closure
Sex doesn't sell? This study into women's response to raunchy advertising starts wrong and gets worse
Tuesday 10 December 2013
The conclusion that women use sex as a bargaining tool is wildly outdated
Monday 09 December 2013
Global advertising spend is set to hit a new record high in each of the next three years, marking the “strongest sustained period of growth in 10 years”, according to a leading media-buying agency.
Thursday 05 December 2013
And the award for the biggest loser in sport goes to…
Wednesday 04 December 2013
The advertising watchdog received a 'significant number' of complaints after the advert was aired during I’m a Celebrity
Sunday 01 December 2013
Fans of the novelist Joanne Harris (and there are nearly 14,000 of them just on Twitter) will be pleased to know that she is working on about five things in that famous shed of hers, and has recently received a bolt of inspiration. At last week’s reception for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books, Harris, who was a judge, told Between the Covers that reading about 150 science books had given her “lots” of inspiration. “Non-fiction is full of great stories,” she explains. If her next novel is about the search for the Higgs boson, we’ll know why.
Tuesday 26 November 2013
There's a new facial expression in town...
Saturday 23 November 2013
Even if the sexual activity of Gill was not widely known in 1931 when this classic work was first published, his repeated references to “love-making” might have suggested that his interests were not purely typographical. On the latter subject, he is authoritative: “Lettering is for us the Roman alphabet.”
Hal Needham: Film director who started out performing stunts and went on to make 'Smokey and the Bandit' and 'Cannonball Run'
Friday 22 November 2013
After thousands of film and television stunts in which he developed innovative techniques and technology, Hal Needham became Hollywood's highest-paid stuntman, commanding $25,000 a time. He also directed his own screenplay for the comedy-action film Smokey and the Bandit. It was one the highest-grossing films of 1977, beginning a franchise that saw two cinematic sequels and number of television movies.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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