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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— 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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