- Eli Khouri, CEO of Omnicom Media Group MENA, Questions Regional Adspend Figures Released by IpsosAccording to Ipsos, total advertising spend across traditional media in all regional markets last year stood at $20.3 billion. A figure, it said, that represented a seven per cent drop on 2016. You could almost feel the disbelief in the air when those figures were published. How had Ipsos, a market research company with the admittedly tough task of measuring adspend, arrived at such implausible figures? It’s a question that Elie Khouri, chief executive of Omnicom Media Group, was one of the first to ask.
- Who audits the auditor?As the thirst for media audits increases, how can the industry ensure that global standards of best practice are upheld and unethical behaviour is weeded out?
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