Blagger's Blog- Hitchhiker's, Jigsaw migration, Weinstein, Amazon drugs
They say a picture says a thousand words, but that doesn’t mean sometimes words don’t resonate the most. As is the case with the new Jigsaw campaign on the London Underground, which aims to promote positive attitudes towards inwards migration in Britain, which has proven so successful you’ll find more photos of the writing than the clothing on social media channels.
The frequently glossed over, but widely recognised seedy underside to the movie making game was exposed this week, with a series of rape and sexual assault allegations aimed at Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of Miramax and one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, raising the elephant in the room about exploitation and manipulation in the creative industries. Weinstein has now been been fired from his own firm, The Weinstein Company.
Need to know
- Trinity Mirror, the UK’s largest newspaper publishing house responsible for The Mirror, amongst many other titles, is looking to buy out Northern & Shell, which prints The Daily Express.
- LinkedIn is to start offering users video advertising options after finally allowing members to upload clips this August.
- Amazon is said to be considering selling pharmaceuticals online in the latest expansion of the eCommerce giant.
Just in case you missed us
On the blog this week, we’ve been lamenting the impending end of Glamour magazine’s monthly print issues– the title goes digital only from December, save for two special editions per year- and also considering news that the UK government is looking at potentially beginning to view Facebook and Google as publishers.
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