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Tectonic plates of Cannes are shifting

Tectonic plates of Cannes are shifting

Publicis set the cat among the pigeons on its home turf when it announced it was taking a break from Cannes and industry awards for 12 months - festival organizer Ascential must ensure its upcoming consultation doesn't give everyone the hump.

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Your call: Does Cannes need to hit the refresh button?

Your call: Does Cannes need to hit the refresh button?

Publicis has pulled out of next year's Cannes Lions and other major holding companies are considering making changes of their own. Does Cannes need a makeover?

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Cannes talk: What's in an idea?

Cannes talk: What's in an idea?

PR firms did well at Cannes this year, but the multiple-Lions-winning Care Counts case study by Whirlpool shows just how difficult it is to give proper credits to those who work on campaigns.

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Spicer's future (again) up in the air: reports

Spicer's future (again) up in the air: reports

Bloomberg has reported the administration is deciding whether to move Spicer into a "more senior role focused on strategy."

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9 Cannestastic things to know about next week

9 Cannestastic things to know about next week

The full skinny on Cannes as the worlds of communications, marketing, and creativity gather for the annual boondoggle/Festival of Creativity.

Your call: Is a hot dog a sandwich?

Your call: Is a hot dog a sandwich?

The chief marketing officer at Oscar Mayer says it is. Agree or disagree?

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7 takeaways from Uber's workplace crisis report

7 takeaways from Uber's workplace crisis report

Uber's board has vowed to implement recommendations from a four-month investigation into its workplace culture. A rundown of its findings.

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Lord Buckethead and Lion of London Bridge sum up crazy week

Lord Buckethead and Lion of London Bridge sum up crazy week

Triumph, tragedy, achievement, and the simply bizarre marked a week that was memorable for many reasons.

Trump doesn't tweet, but allies do during Comey hearing

Trump doesn't tweet, but allies do during Comey hearing

The official GOP Twitter account, reportedly supported by 60 rapid-response staffers, as well as Donald Trump Jr. and White House social media director Dan Scavino, tweeted throughout the hearing. Here's a rundown of their most-used attack lines.

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Your call: Is this the year PR finally breaks through at Cannes?

Your call: Is this the year PR finally breaks through at Cannes?

PR agencies have been frustrated at the lack of hardware coming their way from Cannes Lions juries. Is that about to change?