People moving 20/10/10 – Marketing

Y&R has hired Sandy Thompson as global planning director. She leaves her job at Saatchi & Saatchi, which she has held for the past 15 years. (Source: Brand Republic)

The travel association ABTA has hired a new head of communications, Victoria Bacon. She replaces Casia Zajac who left after two years at the company. Bacon will start in January. (Source: Brand Republic)




“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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