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  • Omnicom, Publicis merger could benefit rivals, spur other deals

    The planned merger of Omnicom Group Inc. in New York and Publicis Groupe in Paris into the world's biggest advertising firm gives the combined company lots of clout.  The deal was designed to give the new company more leverage when negotiating...
  • Is This The Fall TV Advertisers Tune In The Second Screen?

    "The Bachleorette" has run on ABC - off and on - since 2003. And yet only in 2013 did Clorox decide to advertise in the show. What brought the well-known bleach to the saucy reality series? An opportunity to reach consumers who may have been watching...
  • Bruce Rosenblum joins Legendary Entertainment

    Bruce Rosenblum joins Legendary Entertainment
    Legendary Entertainment has a new man of steel. Monday, the closely held entertainment company announced that it has tapped Bruce Rosenblum, the former top television executive at Warner Bros., to be its president of television and digital media....
  • Weinstein Co. and Cary Woods Pictures announce production deal

    Weinstein Co. and Cary Woods Pictures announce production deal
    Weinstein Co. and Cary Woods Pictures, which worked together on "Swinger" and "Scream," are looking to re-create past success.  TWC is partnering with Woods on an exclusive first-look production deal, the companies said Monday. The team collaborated...
  • Green Wheels: Ford relaunches the Lincoln brand, with a personal touch

    Green Wheels: Ford relaunches the Lincoln brand, with a personal touch
    I'm not what you'd call a luxury car buyer. The closest I ever came was coveting a fire-engine red 1959 Cadillac convertible I saw on a used-car lot in Westport around 1971…for $800. I'm glad I haven't been paying to keep gas in that car all...
  • Quintessential Chicago ad man has evolved with the industry, rising to the occasion

    Quintessential Chicago ad man has evolved with the industry, rising to the occasion
    During four decades as a quintessential Chicago ad man, Ron Bess has steered campaigns for clients from McDonald's to Gatorade while climbing the ranks at some of the city's most prominent agencies. Bess, a natural pitchman, well-schooled leader and...
  • John McCain's power-broker: Mr. Black

     
    by Mark Silva Hillary Clinton had to sideline Mark Penn when the adviser's professional work as a lobbyist -- flogging Colombia -- got in the way of Clinton's campaign. Barack Obama has escewed campaign money from lobbyists, but not from......
  • McCain aide Black still plugged in

     
    WASHINGTON--In selecting little-known Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate, John McCain has underscored his determination to run as a reformer intent on ending the cozy deal-making of big-money special interests in Washington. But an architect of...
  • Black hole of lobbying disclosure

     
    Charles Black Jr., a top adviser to the McCain campaign, has been the subject of unflattering ads in recent days by the Barack Obama campaign connected to his lobbying for Chinese and Russian oil companies. But Black's largely-overlooked lobbying for a...
  • The Morning Fix: Bollywood goes Hollywood. What's cooking at Disney. Ad giant says slow down on that recovery talk. Emmy ratings and backlash!

     
    After the coffee. Before trying to figure out why the Angels own the Yankees. Bringing Hollywood to Bollywood. The Wall Street Journal profiles Reliance Big Entertainment, the movie arm of the Indian conglomerate Reliance ADA Group that just made a......
  • Sports rights fees need to be reined in, says Madison Avenue kingpin

     
    Sports rights fees are "totally out of control," a top advertising executive told a gathering of television executives today at an industry convention in Las Vegas. "Something's gotta give.... I don't know how any broadcaster can continue to suffer these....
  • Miramax talks come down to the wire: Trouble with Mark Cuban? [Updated]

     
    If only all their movies were this dramatic. Walt Disney Co.'s efforts to unload Miramax Films may reach a climax within 24 hours. The Weinstein brothers and their financial partner Ron Burkle are in the final hours of their exclusive......