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  1.    Creative in-housing hits 57% among multinationals, WFA report

    Creative in-housing hits 57% among multinationals, WFA report

    Seventy-four percent of in-house agencies have been established in the last five years as digital opportunities drive growth

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  2.    Burst the bubble, recruit for the future and focus – your September to do list

    Burst the bubble, recruit for the future and focus – your September to do list

    As marketers return to their seats after the summer break, Russell Parsons highlights three areas the industry needs to focus on in…

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  3.    I don't want yet another soft drinks company screaming purpose at me
    Brand purpose

    I don't want yet another soft drinks company screaming purpose at me

    We’re at the beginning of a new post-purpose era, where brands will fail if they think they can outcry competition by…

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  4.    A marketer's checklist on mitigating ad fraud
    Ad fraud & verification

    A marketer's checklist on mitigating ad fraud

    Following the recent WFA webinar on ad fraud, and in particular bots, good and bad, Integral Ad Science (IAS) shared their six steps…

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  5.    You can learn a lot from a dummy
    Digital policyData collection & privacy

    You can learn a lot from a dummy

    It took over three decades for 90% of Americans to start buckling up, from only 14% in 1984. In the digital marketing world we don't…

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  6.    WFA position paper and responses to the EU public consultation on the Digital Services Act
    Marketing law

    WFA position paper and responses to the EU public consultation on the Digital Services Act

    Position paper and responses to the European Commission’s public consultation on the Digital Services Act package.

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  7.    Sourcing Forum meeting overview (July 2020)
    Gender & diversityMarketing procurement

    Sourcing Forum meeting overview (July 2020)

    Overview of the Sourcing Forum held remotely on July 2nd, 2020.

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  8.    In the spotlight: Association of Swedish Advertisers’ Hanna Riberdahl

    In the spotlight: Association of Swedish Advertisers’ Hanna Riberdahl

    Meet Hanna Riberdahl, CEO of Sveriges Annonsörer

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  9.    WFA draft responses to the EU public consultation on the EU Democracy Action Plan
    Digital policyMarketing law

    WFA draft responses to the EU public consultation on the EU Democracy Action Plan

    Draft responses to the European Commission’s public consultation on the EU Democracy Action Plan

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  10.    Programmatic trading accounts for more than two fifths of global digital media investment by major multinationals
    ProgrammaticMarketing technologyData-driven marketingMarketing technology

    Programmatic trading accounts for more than two fifths of global digital media investment by major multinationals

    In-house and hybrid trading models now used by 84% of respondents

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  11.    Product placement under the revised AVMSD – Briefing note
    Marketing law

    Product placement under the revised AVMSD – Briefing note

    A briefing note on the transposition of the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD), and the extension of product…

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  12.    Norwegian association unveils new adtech and martech guidance
    Marketing technologyMarketing technology

    Norwegian association unveils new adtech and martech guidance

    ANFO launches free advice service, information hub and academy to help marketers navigate adtech and martech landscape

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