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The ad agency M&A to watch in 2021

Hello and welcome to Insider Advertising for February 5. I’m senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here’s what’s going on: Ad agency M&A to watch. Who will replace Jeff Zucker? The $US1.5 billion sports-betting industry. If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider’s guide […]
The ad agency M&A to watch in 2021
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Assessing the media damage in 2020

Hi and welcome to this weekly edition of Insider Advertising, where I get into the big stories in media and advertising. To get this email in your inbox daily, sign up here. This week: Media’s horrible year, can SPACs save digital media, and the top stories of November. Good riddance, […]
Assessing the media damage in 2020
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“What the f— is happening to our business?’: As ad execs hit Cannes, New Yorker scribe Ken Auletta’s new book chronicles the industry’s various existential crises

As hundreds of high-powered advertising and media executives descend on Cannes this week for a flurry of meetings, marketing stunts, and boozy yacht parties, there’s an undercurrent of deep uncertainly about the industry’s future. As well chronicled in New Yorker writer Ken Auletta’s new book, “Frenemies: The Epic Disruption of […]
“What the f— is happening to our business?’: As ad execs hit Cannes, New Yorker scribe Ken Auletta’s new book chronicles the industry’s various existential crises