Walkers Crisps, owned by Pepsi Co, is looking for a new ad agency after announcing it is parting ways with Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO after 22 years, "Campaign" reports.
"The Guardian" is predicting BBC Three could make a "triumphant" return to British tv screens soon after it has enjoyed a massive lockdown success with people streaming its "Normal People" series. The paper reveals the online-only channel is set to have its programme-making budget double next year in recognition of its ability to attract the youth audience that the BBC is targeting.
"Mediatel" brings news that ABC is allowing publishers to not reveal their circulation figures publicly. Newspapers and magazines can submit their numbers in privacy and then control who sees the final, audited circulation figure.
Mark Zuckerberg has taken to the airwaves via "BBC News' to defend Facebook's handling of misinformation on COVID-19. The Facebook founder went further by saying the social media giant was in a good position to tackle misinformation ahead of November's Presidential election in the US.
VW has removed a television ad that led to accusations of racism, "The Guardian" writes. The ad features a white female hand reach into the screen and flick away a black man who is near her new Golf.
Pizza delivery chain Domino's has blasted the CMA's decision to allow Amazon to buy Deliveroo. "The Telegraph" reports the pizza business believes the decision will just "reinforce the dominance of Amazon."
Nearly nine in ten advertisers are deferring campaigns with just over half holding back spend for six months, according to a WFA report covered in "Campaign."
A law just passed in France will give social media companies just one hour's notice to remove offending content, "BBC News" reports.
Air France is believed to be about to run a review for both its global media and creative accounts, "Campaign" is reporting.
BuzzFeed has shuttered its UK and Australian editorial teams. "The Guardian" reports all UK staff have been furloughed but it is believed to be highly unlikely the editorial teams will resume working for the title which will now focus on US news.