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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-Eurobest 2011 picked DDB Brazil president/CEO Sergio Valente as Film, Print, Outdoor and Radio jury president and Draftfcb Netherlands ECD Dagan Cohen as president of Direct and Promo & Activation.

-The LA Egotist is doing free job postings in an effort to fight increasing unemployment in its hometown. link

-Charlotte-based BooneOakley and Studiobanks developed a Facebook app called “Friend Biscuit” for Bojangles. link

-Speaking of Facebook, there’s no bigger draw on the social network than the words of Jesus. link

-A new study says embedding ads in violent video games is counterproductive. link

-Sprint Nextel is not happy with AT&T’s proposed T-Mobile buy. link

-The 4A’s Strategy Festival (which will host the presentation of the Jay Chiat Awards) will be held from October 12-14 in NYC. link

-Team One introduces us to a digital crash test dummy in a new ad for Lexus (above). link

-Grey Group formed a strategic alliance with Taiwanese agency, Eastern Advertising. link

 

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