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“At odds with itself”
The New York Times’ take on the UK Parliament’s current position on Brexit as MPs vote to try and extend the deadline and delay departure from the EU.
We did it! On Wednesday night Smoking Gun hit the red carpet for the PR Moment Awards in Manchester, and walked away with two new additions to the trophy cabinet. Our work won Health, Beauty, Retail & Fashion Marketing Campaign of the Year, along with Media Relations Campaign of the Year. Naturally, we’re still celebrating.
Nike is right. As a simple Google image search shows, she always wore a hijab, never seen without one. pic.twitter.com/VPxhv797ts
— Andrew Denny (@albiondumsday) March 8, 2019
Remember when everyone loved Nike because of that Colin Kaepernick campaign? Well you can forget that for now. In the last week, a leaked internal newsletter— focussed on Women’s History Month— depicted acclaimed mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani wearing a hijab, when the only women to ever win the coveted Fields Prize was famed for refusing to wear one.
Need to know
Transport for London has removed adverts from the city’s buses which declared Michael Jackson as innocent of child sex abuse— the crowdfunded commercials appeared in the wake of the Channel 4 documentary, ‘Leaving Neverland’.
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