What’s GroupM For?

My apologies to GroupM for the click-bait title. I could just as easily have substituted OMG, MediaBrands or Publicis Media for the WPP media operation, but that’s what you get if you’re the tallest poppy – you attract all the attention, wanted or not.

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How Many Ads?

Disclosure: BJ&A has consulted with Kantar Media on the Dimension study mentioned here

It has been reported that both ITV and Channel 4 have been arguing for the maximum number of ads per hour limit to be lifted. Historically the major UK broadcasters have operated at 7 minutes per hour, rising to 8 in primetime. Smaller broadcasters have been known to run to 9 minutes, still way below the EU maximum of 20%, or 12 minutes per hour. In the US, the figure varies by network but averages around the 12-minute mark.

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Procter and Gamble – Searching and Reapplying

I grew up on the P&G media account. When I first got involved, I didn’t understand them at all. They had their own processes, their own rules, and even their own language made up of acronyms.

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