Topic: Tech

Liberal Group Wants FCC Crackdown on Political 'Front Groups'

Sometimes it seems like the laws that govern political advertising draw as much controversy as the ads themselves. Now, with the 2012 election not far off, one liberal group wants…

March 23, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

Online Ad Campaign Blasts Wisconsin Union Legislation

Progressives United, the anticorporate lobbying organization founded by former Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold is launching an online ad campaign charging Wisconsin lawmakers with being in bed with special interests.And the…

March 17, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

The Upfronts: Spring's Ad Fling

Anyone looking for evidence that the TV ad sales marketplace is back in pre-Great  Recession form need look no further than the nearest hors d’oeuvres tray. A year…

March 7, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Disney's $1 Bil. Media Biz Stays With Publicis

It looks like most of Disney's $1 billion media assignment that went into review late last year will stay within the Publicis holding company, per sources.The incumbent Publicis’ Starcom did…

March 4, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Dell Picks Shops for Consumer, Business Efforts

Dell has completed its global creative review, selecting agencies on Monday (Feb. 28) to craft ads aimed at consumers and small to medium-size businesses.Havas’ Arnold in Boston will handle the…

February 28, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Lady Gaga Attempts to Make Polaroid Cool Again

Can Lady Gaga turn around Polaroid? William Morris Endeavor co-chief Ari Emanuel thinks so. Emanuel has struck an unusual partnership with Gordon Brothers Group, a Boston-based investment firm that restructures distressed…

February 1, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Barrie D'Rozario Murphy Wins Dell Public Biz

Barrie D’Rozario Murphy has won lead creative duties on the global advertising that Dell directs at public institutions, Dell has confirmed. The client previously estimated account revenue at $3-$5 million.The…

January 26, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Verizon Asks Court to Kill Net Neutrality Rules

Verizon is taking its opposition to the Federal Communications Commission's new net neutrality rules to court. On Thursday, the telecom giant filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals…

January 21, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Toshiba Picks KSL to Handle U.S. Media

Independent media agency KSL has landed the media assignment for the Toshiba laptop and TV set business in the U.S., the agency has confirmed.Spending on that assignment is estimated at…

January 13, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Updated: 5 Shops Compete for ING Direct Account

Five agencies are traveling to Wilmington, Del., this week to pitch creative ideas to ING Direct, which is in the late stages of a search for a creative agency, sources…

January 12, 2011, 12:00 AM EST