by Herman Manson. WPP Chief Executive Martin Sorrell caused something of an outcry in Australia recently when he told a trade publication there that it will become “increasingly hard for independent agencies to survive or thrive.”
Being in Australia on vacation, I’m lucky enough to go to my absolute favourite magazine shop, Mag nation, and browse some of the best magazines from all over the world. Magazines that I’ve never seen, or even heard of. Because of my fascination and inspiration to Australia, I thought it would be fitting to dedicate this weeks’ selection of favourite covers to Australian based titles.
The advertising and media industries are bracing for stricter government regulation of alcohol advertising. It is an incredibly complex and global issue, so here is a framework to help contextualise what is actually going on.
The South African illustration house Am I Collective has scored a major creative coup when it was commissioned to create 32 posters for ESPN’s 2010 FIFA World Cup campaign under the direction of New York based ad agency Wieden+Kennedy. The 32 murals celebrate each of the 32 teams that will be competing in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. ESPN owns the broadcasting rights to the event in a number of territories including the USA.
Why thinking ‘none of my business’ may mean you should get out of the Business. By Mike Abel, CEO Australia, M&C Saatchi