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Addition to the Bank Holiday shopping li...

The latest ad from CHI and Partners for Samsung has been causing a stir online, and is tantamount to torture. We’re shown stunning televisions displaying beautiful images, making us want to steamroll into the nearest electrical store and buy a fresh one.

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The future's bright, the future...

The UK Audit Bureau of Circulation began taking iPad and iPhone app use into account for newspapers and magazines, 12 months after the US equivalent got wise to the new requirement. More proof to suggest we all need to be thinking mobile media.

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Increasing influence with ease: From Fac...

Smoking Gun PR takes a closer look at the changes to Facebook Places, and Foot Feed, the new location based social media app

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News In Tweets

Brief facts and figures leading to more complex stories

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The Great Manchester Debate

More scandal over the BBC’s move out of London, and Manchester City Council’s recently announced cuts. Can it really be put down to political one-upmanship? Yes, we think it probably can.

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Avoiding crisis PR….just!

Smoking Gun PR is in its element handling a media crisis management situation for its clients so it caught our eye today when Lidl courted a PR disaster.

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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— Fashion week, su...

Smoking Gun’s roundup of media news this time includes the new EU copyright directive, suffragettes and clothing without context during London Fashion Week.

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