The Blagger’s Blog 12th December 2014

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Thought for the Week 

“This man is not a cartoon character … He is a pound-shop Enoch Powell.” Comedian, general loudmouth and self-styled revolutionary Russell Brand launching into one of many verbal attacks against Nigel Farage and the Ukip party during an episode of Question...

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The Blagger’s Blog 14th November 2014

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Thought for the Week 

“We could raise the rating if Twitter broadens its revenue sources through international expansion and new product launches, maintains its market position, continues to improve its profitability, and achieves positive and sustained discretionary cash flow in excess of $100 million in 2016.” A...

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PR agency news from the papers: Ad revenues grow

_54374154_012374172-1 Whilst many job descriptions should come with a stress warning, media sales needs a category unto its own. The task of trying to flog advertising space in print and online is no mean feat, with plenty of pressure on the shoulders of those brave enough to take on the challenge. Hats off then to the UK’s media sales teams on...

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The Blagger’s Blog 10th October 2014

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Thought for the Week 

“We’re screwed.” White House Correspondent Major Garrett commenting on the arrival of the ebola virus in the U.S. following a press conference on the risk to public health a day before the UK began screening for the infection at all airports. The...

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The Blagger’s Blog 1st August 2014

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Thought for the Week 

“Who gave Mr Cameron permission to look round these premises? Being prime minister doesn’t give you the right to enter private property willy-nilly… …Are we going to see politicians electioneering by taking part in immigration searches?” Shami Chakrabarti, director of the human...

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