Blagger's Blog- Village Voice prints last, 'I got BudddLighthere', sexist Nikon
Quote of the Week
“This is journalism – authentic, fearless, two-fisted, pure.???
Cartoonist Steve Brodner in the final print edition of the Village Voice, which was published this week featuring a photo of Bob Dylan on the cover, taken in the title’s heyday, circa 1965. The magazine documented bohemian life in New York for 62 years.
Bud Light’s latest ad campaign proves that even in an age of specialist craft porters and rye IPA, there’s always room for a good old fashioned lager advert that comes complete with much hilarity. Top marks for making us fall over laughing.
— MHW PR (@MHW_PR) September 16, 2017
Over the past week the anger resulting from Nikon’s D850 promotional campaign has only grown more visible. Put simply, the camera giant featured 32 leading photographers, none of which were female. Let’s just leave it at that.
Need to know
- Italian chain Eataly is launching a new food-related theme park near its spiritual home of Bologna, which ties in with our recent newsletter story about how brand destinations are fast becoming the biggest thing in modern marketing (or a least the most expensive).
- Facebook’s senior counter terrorism strategist has hit back at claims the network, and its peers, are not taking the threat of extremism seriously.
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