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Blagger’s Blog— Advertising Elto...

Smoking Gun’s weekly roundup of media, comms and PR news– Elton John and John Lewis Christmas ad, FT demands more women in stories, Victoria’s Secret’s trans and plus-size controversy.

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Blagger’s Blog— Bad ideas, good idea...

Smoking Gun’s media news roundup this week, with The Apprentice topping our favourite quotes, Amnesty trumping our top stunts, and Under Armour best of the bad bunch.

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Blagger’s Blog— Rotten webs, #C4...

Smoking Gun’s media news roundup, this week with a stark warning from Berners-Lee, Channel 4’s Leeds move, and that Waitrose email.

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Blagger’s Blog— Fake reality, mo...

Our weekly roundup of media news and talking points— even reality TV is fake, monster of a Manchester PR campaign, Philip Green’s fall, Honda ditches agencies.

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Blagger’s Blog— Masculinity, Irn...

Smoking Gun’s media news roundup this week— Captain America blasts Piers Morgan, Irn-Bru congratulates royal baby-to-be, UNILAD bought by Lad Bible.

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Blagger’s Blog— Racist Ronnies s...

Smoking Gun’s roundup of media and comms news and talking points— UN International Day of the Girl, racist Ronnies’ sketch used in school, Topshop fails feminism.

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Blagger’s Blog— Mamma May, Brok...

Smoking Gun’s weekly media news roundup, with Theresa May’s cheeky copyright theft, a stunnign stunt by Canadian domestic abuse charity, and Trump’s ego curbed.

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Blagger’s Blog— Sexist memes, st...

Smoking Gun’s roundup of media, marketing and comms news— this week with 2017’s top meme branded ‘sexist’, B&Q art, and a terrifyingly bad email.

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Blagger’s Blog— YouTube lows, deep s...

Smoking Gun’s media news wrap, with Desperados underwater, YouTube in hot water, and China Eastern Airlines facing backlash after error judgement at 30,000ft.

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Blagger’s Blog— Rotten webs, #C4...

Smoking Gun’s media news roundup, this week with a stark warning from Berners-Lee, Channel 4’s Leeds move, and that Waitrose email.

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Even if he’s not guilty this is a huge...

Inspired by recent headlines, Smoking Gun’s MD Rick Guttridge makes it clear that brands cannot forget that the truth will always out— from the ethical to environmental.

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Sustainability, sales and marketing the ...

As the world receives a shock to the system about the state of the environment we explain how sustainability makes both business and marketing sense.

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How to find an influencer who is genuine...

Brands are constantly told they should be exploring influencer marketing. We talk through five simple steps to make sure you don’t waste time and money.

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Tortoise vs hare: Will slow journalism b...

As Tortoise prepares to launch, we look at the rising trend for slow journalism— from Pro Publica to Design Exchange, and how brands can tap into this sector.

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Blagger’s Blog— Fake reality, mo...

Our weekly roundup of media news and talking points— even reality TV is fake, monster of a Manchester PR campaign, Philip Green’s fall, Honda ditches agencies.

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