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Shauna Lewis

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Shauna is a reporter at Campaign. Contact her at Shauna.Lewis@haymarket.com.

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Will the Greenpeace protests at Cannes stop agencies working with fossil fuel clients?

The environmental campaigning network ramped up its activism at the festival this year with a three-pronged attack.

Clockwise from top left: Oli Richards, Rebecca Nunneley, Dino Myers-Lamptey, Tracey Barber, Stephanie Brimacombe, Graeme Douglas, and Kieron Matthews

Should the pitch process end at chemistry meetings?

After Mother and TBWA\London called for the process to end after chemistry meetings, Campaign asked others in adland for their opinion.

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Accenture Song and Coinbase win Direct Grand Prix for 'Less talk, more Bitcoin'

The UK won two Lions, one apiece in Direct and Creative Data category.

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Google wins Mobile Grand Prix for 'Real tone'

The UK failed to scoop any awards in either the Mobile or Innovation Lions.

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Mini and Fender hit the road for Meta's Horizons Worlds

Both virtual reality worlds make debut at Cannes Lions.

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'No awards on a dead planet': Cannes Lions winner crashes opening ceremony in environment protest

Activist Gustav Martner has formerly won awards for his work with cars and airlines.

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Cannes Lions 'pleased' with 2022 entries despite drop below pre-pandemic levels

Organisers said there was a 'good bounceback' because 2021 numbers covered two years after the 2020 festival was cancelled.

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The Brooklyn Brothers hires former Engine creative director

Simon Poett left the agency in April to move on to a “new chapter”.

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Brainlabs goes for global growth with strategy change

Chief executive Daniel Gilbert tells Campaign about the agency's plans for the future following its deal to buy Fanbytes.

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Le Truc and Leo Burnett Ukraine launch pro-bono campaign for Human Rights Foundation

The campaign will drive donations for the Human Rights Foundation’s Ukraine Solidarity Fund: Operation Sunflower.

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DMG Media appoints US-based global chief brand officer

DMG Media's brands include Mail Newspapers, MailOnline and DailyMail.com.

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Adland reacts after Google rolls out further ad controls for users globally

YouTube users can now limit ads relating to pregnancy, parenting, dating and weight loss, in addition to gambling and alcohol.

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VCCP launches first global campaign for Sage since brand refresh

The campaign aims to reflect the new requirements of SMBs.

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Airbnb opens up the Moulin Rouge windmill for overnight stays

A room within the windmill has been decorated to transport guests back to the 19th century.

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Google blocked 3.4 billion ads and suspended 5.6 million accounts in 2021

The company also took action against Russian state-funded media.

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Randstad hires first global creative agency of record

The appointment follows a four-way competitive pitch, which lasted for six months.

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BBH marks 40th year with global short film competition

Four filmmakers will be commissioned across the UK, US and Asia.

Snapchat's new AR feature which allows users to shop in-app.

Snap launches dedicated AR shopping space

The launch follows news of a huge rise in investment in search shopping ads.

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Dove launches '#DetoxYourFeed' campaign to demonstrate harm of toxic beauty advice

The first video features teenage daughters and their mothers.

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Ad industry experts warn against the 'rabbit hole' of measuring visual attention

Panellists at Thinkbox's 'Attention in Context' event say advertisers who overlook the importance of sound in visual ads are 'missing a piece of the puzzle'.

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