A round-up of various responses to our report from advertisers and activists – some enthusiastic endorsements, some, er, less so…
- ‘Advertising: getting past good and evil’ by Jon Miller, formerly of Ogilvy and Mother, 30th October 2011
- ENDS Report coverage of the report, 1st November 2011
- ‘How the Guardian helped make Tim Lefroy’s case for advertising’ by Stuart Smith, 4th Nov 2011. (A case of saying ‘there’s no such thing as bad publicity…’)
- ‘Neuroscience vs cats with thumbs’ – an irreverent piece responding to our report on the Wieden & Kennedy London blog, 4th Nov 2011.
- Patrick Burgoine offers up this nicely-annotated notepad of his thoughts from reading Think Of Me As Evil?, 11th Nov 2011.
- ‘Think Of Me As Evil or Do No Evil?’ by Jonathan Akwue at Engine, 17th Nov 2011. (Making a fair point about how we don’t consider Google or other advertising-funded internet businesses much in our report.)
- ‘Think of Me As Evil? Or Laughable?’ by Peter Field on the WARC blog, 29th Nov 2011. (A less sympathetic view…)
- ‘Is Advertising any good?’ – a review of the RSA’s debate on the questions raised in our report by Andrew Armour of marketing company Benchstone Ltd, 29th Nov 2011.
- ‘Is advertising out of control?’ by Dwayne Waite, partner at JDW: The Charlotte Agency, Dec 2011.