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50s Model Wants Mad Men to Pay Her Already

We can’t imagine the advertising geniuses at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce making a rookie mistake like this.

Fans of Mad Men are undoubtedly familiar with the famous opening credit sequence in which a faceless, suit-clad man falls from a skyscraper in slow motion, passing period-relevant ads on his way down. With the show’s commitment to genuine historical accuracy, it’s no surprise that the images featured in this opening sequence are from real print ads.

No surprise, that is, unless you’re Gita Hall May, the model whose face has appeared at the start of every episode since the show’s 2007 debut without her knowledge or, allegedly, her consent.

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Havas Reports Net New Business Up 46 Percent in 2010

Havas announced its 2010 earnings yesterday, reporting a 46 percent increase in net new business over 2009, bringing the total to  €1.9 billion (about $2.64 billion, based on today’s conversion rates). Among the wins were Revlon PR business for Euro RSCG Corporate Communications Middle East and the redesign of FNAC‘s global brand identity by BETC Design. Havas PR firms include Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and Abernathy MacGregor Group.

The company singled out accomplishments in the digital space, with digital accounting for 19 percent of the group’s revenue and key digital wins including Heineken in the U.S. and Unilever, which appointed Euro RSCG 4D as its global digital agency.

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