It's Not My Fault, It's Your Fault. Pay Me

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If OMD has it's way, it's the media that's also shit out of luck as well if some client complains and demands to be refunded for a screwed up ad buy. Media Daily News reports the agency has added wording to it's insertion orders requiring the media to pay the agency back if the agency issues a credit to the client. Can you see the creative accounting this enables? Client to agency: Let's screw those fuckers over at ABC. Agency to media: You need to pay us back for that screwed up buy on Lost. Agency to Client: here's that invoice for that...uh...fee for that...uh...work we did for...uh...something that...uh...just happens to match the cost of that ad buy on Lost.

by Steve Hall    Aug-25-06   Click to Comment   
  

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I'm confused. How could this happen? I never understood creative accounting. But I guess that's why I'm a creative.

Posted by: Voice of Reason on August 25, 2006 1:43 PM




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