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There is such a thing as bad publicity, ...

In the words of conscious rap ensemble Public Enemy, don’t believe the hype. Long have people tried to claim that…

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Ingeniousness in action: Pitch to Rich

If you’ve ever visited our website or Manchester HQ, then one thing should already be abundantly clear. Here at Smoking…

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10 things you didn’t know about The Hu...

On 9th May, 2005, a small news commentary website designed to offer an alternative to the mainstream media was launched….

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April 2015 in the Smoking Gun study

The distinct absence of those traditional showers, plenty of warm days, three new members of staff, a fresh addition to…

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The Blagger's Blog 24th April 2015

A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort   Quote of the week “Alright, so here we…

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10 years of broadcasting ourselves (on b...

The world’s number one platform for sharing and streaming video content has made it to ten years young. And whilst…

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The Blagger's Blog 17th April 2015

A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort   Quote of the week “I don’t think you…

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The Blagger's Blog 10th April 2015

A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort   Quote of the week ““It’s one of those…

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The Blagger's Blog 3rd April 2015

A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort   Quote of the week “I wonder what world…

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A century of mistruths: 100 years (or so...

From War of the Worlds and the Zinoviev letter, to blondes going extinct and weatherman faking it, we chart a potted history of definitive fake news moments.

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8 online facts to consider when marketin...

Our series on marketing to millennials continues, this time looking at some key stats about how this generation behaves online.

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To market to millennials you must unders...

Forget generation snowflake, think generation conscious— to market to millennials you need to get where they are coming from, and where the world has been.

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Perfect your millennial marketing strate...

We may be keen to show brands the ins and outs of millennial marketing, but it’s also worth getting ready for what’s just around the corner.

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Marketing to millennial consumers relies...

How do you reach the demographic that can’t be reached? For starters stop lumping them all together, then read these key points about millennial consumers.

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Beyond digital: Marketing to millennials...

Digital dominates the millennial marketing agenda, but more and more firms are targeting this demographic with campaigns in real life, and it’s working.

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