-Wanda and Grouek have joined forces to launch Wanda Digital, a new integrated digital production service based in Paris (group shot above). link

-Okaloosa County Florida’s Tourism Development Department appointed New Orleans-base agency Peter Mayer Advertising as its new AOR.

-Former RAPP associate director Simon White has joined London-based media planning/buying agency AdConnection as an account director.

-John Kenney, a New York-based copywriter who’s worked at the likes of Ogilvy during his career, discusses his new book, Truth in Advertising, which hits shelves on Jan. 22. link

-Perhaps feeling the heat from rivals like Samsung, Apple is reportedly planning to unveil a cheaper iPhone this year. link

-On his Round Seventeen blog, ad vet Rich Siegel provides a a “persuasive argument against buying a product or service.” Your move, British Airways. link