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19 Apr 2013
You may know about her past. You may also know about her goals for Mindshare. But after AdNews broke the story of her promotion to chief executive, Katie Rigg-Smith told us a few things you didn’t know about her. She spoke with Damian Francis.
As the cold weather closes in, the TV networks have pulled on the heavyweight boxing gloves earlier than expected, writes Damian Francis.
05 Apr 2013
The Hallway has shied away from media attention in the past, but with new hires and a new way of thinking, it’s coming out of its shell. Damian Francis speaks to Jules Hall and Simon Lee.
Brain science has just come to the rescue of TV broadcasters - and the hardcore digerati won’t be pleased. Paul McIntyre reports.
The Tom Waterhouse saga has filled the media for the last week, but could this be a sign of things to come? Damian Francis ponders.
Big data has caused media buyers, advertising agencies and business in general to rethink the way they operate. Google’s Karim Temsamani believes the vast information around today deserves more respect from big business. He talks to Damian Francis.
If you’re a big multinational brand with a funny name, how do you win the hearts and minds of Australians? Wenlei Ma sits down with Allianz’s Dominic Brandon to find out.
22 Mar 2013
With Australia having stared down the barrel of massive changes to media , Damian Francis asks , what the hell just happened ?
Two years ago, Jonathan Mildenhall blew the 10,000-plus delegates at Cannes away with The Coca-Cola Company’s new content manifesto, ‘Liquid and Linked Ideas’. he talks to Paul McIntyre.
Simon Bookallil and Emil Vrisakis know a thing or two about the good times and how fast they can turn. But the boys are back with a new outfit called Bashful. They talk history and the future with Paul McIntyre.
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