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HEADS MAY ROLL AT ARGENTINE BRANCH OF U.S. AD AGENCY

May 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The head of the British advertising conglomerate whose subsidiary produced a TV commercial for Argentina showing an Argentine athlete training in the Falkland Islands has condemned the ad and called for an internal investigation to determine how it came to be authorized. Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, the world’s largest marketing group, whose Young & […]

ARGENTINE TV: OLYMPICS CAN’T ESCAPE POLITICS

May 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Once again, the Olympics, which is supposed to be a politics-free zone, has been used for political gamesmanship — this time by Argentina, which secretly produced a TV ad showing one of its athletes, hockey player Fernando Zylberg, training there. It aired on Argentine television stations on Wednesday. “To compete on English soil, we are […]