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Blagger’s Blog— Gucci, Super Bowl, C...

Smoking Gun’s roundup of the best and worst of PR and marketing, with Super Bowl dropping the gender, Gucci dropping the ball and Delta getting sleazy.

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Blagger’s Blog— KLM holograms, T...

Smoking Gun’s media and marketing news roundup this week; Theresa May won’t visit Europe via Spitfire, KLM unveils hologram guides and Apple cuts Facebook.

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Blagger’s Blog— The Day Today at...

Smoking Gun’s roundup of weekly media news, this time with ‘toxic masculinity’ targeted by new ad, classic British satire hitting 25 years young, and Labour mistaking Wales for Scotland.

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Blagger’s Blog— Influencer woes...

Smoking Gun’s first weekly media news wrap of 2019 packs a bigger punch than January itself— the truth about becoming an influencer, Walmart’s excellent new movie car advert, and Trump holding the US to ransom, among other things.

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Blagger’s Blog— The nightmares befo...

The last of our weekly media, comms and PR news roundups of 2018— ending on a huge high (Christmas), a massive low (Gatwick’s drone problems) and everything else you need to know before the weekend. The last of our weekly media, comms and PR news roundups of 2018— ending on a huge high (Christmas), a massive low (Gatwick’s drone problems) and everything else you need to know before the weekend.

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Blagger’s Blog— Bacon, Macron and Po...

Smoking Gun’s weekly media news digest— this time with political PR fails and successful cinematic stunts.

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Blagger’s Blog— ‘Quite fri...

Smoking Gun’s weekly roundup of media news, this time with Britain’s happiest town, The National’s high-impact response to Theresa May’s snub, and Sark’s near-blackout.

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Blagger’s Blog— Black Friday, Ch...

This week’s media news roundup, with Black Friday inspiring a great new Dogs Trust ad, D&G ‘misjudging Chinese culture’, Facebook Community News Project and more.

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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— Influencer woes...

Smoking Gun’s first weekly media news wrap of 2019 packs a bigger punch than January itself— the truth about becoming an influencer, Walmart’s excellent new movie car advert, and Trump holding the US to ransom, among other things.

Read more

Blagger’s Blog— The nightmares befo...

The last of our weekly media, comms and PR news roundups of 2018— ending on a huge high (Christmas), a massive low (Gatwick’s drone problems) and everything else you need to know before the weekend. The last of our weekly media, comms and PR news roundups of 2018— ending on a huge high (Christmas), a massive low (Gatwick’s drone problems) and everything else you need to know before the weekend.

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Blagger’s Blog— Bacon, Macron and Po...

Smoking Gun’s weekly media news digest— this time with political PR fails and successful cinematic stunts.

Read more

Blagger’s Blog— ‘Quite fri...

Smoking Gun’s weekly roundup of media news, this time with Britain’s happiest town, The National’s high-impact response to Theresa May’s snub, and Sark’s near-blackout.

Read more

Blagger’s Blog— Black Friday, Ch...

This week’s media news roundup, with Black Friday inspiring a great new Dogs Trust ad, D&G ‘misjudging Chinese culture’, Facebook Community News Project and more.

Read more

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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