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7 scarily bad Halloween PR campaign fail...

The end of October means one thing— Halloween. Which means one thing for brands— a clamour to come up with…

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Equality now: 6 stats to prove how far w...

2017 marks 100 years since women were given the right to vote in the UK, or at least a good…

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Smoking Gun's 2018 ultimate PR, int...

It has taken some doing, but after pooling our resources, sources, and heads, Smoking Gun has come up with the…

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Comms agency thoughts: Digital answers, ...

So yesterday the UK budget was delivered by our Chancellor, Philip Hammond, and the outlook is unarguably bleak. Productivity has been downgraded…

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Social media, education and health: The ...

A new book has been published which looks to highlight the risks of heavy ‘screen time’ within the context of young people’s…

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13 frighteningly bad advertising, market...

It’s the end of October, which means one thing- spooks, ghouls, and all manner of other horrible visions. In the…

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Today's big PR question- is paper d...

While the jury is out, to some extent, when it comes to the exact date which marked the start of…

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Living dolls: 10 Mannequin Challenge cli...

  It’s this year’s Harlem Shake, and thankfully less painful than the Ice Bucket Challenge. People around the world are…

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Crowd funding, superheroes, and big buck...

Kickstarter, the crowd funding website, jumps to ranks as the third most successful graphic novel publisher in the world, and P2P lending grows in popularity.

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Blagger’s Blog: Democracy… I...

Weekly High You should know only too-well by now that Smoking Gun is a huge supporter of sustainability and a…

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Blagger’s Blog: Best of Christmas ...

Weekly High It’s being touted as the £100 Christmas ad that ‘blows John Lewis out of the water’. Let’s avoid…

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Blagger’s Blog: Clive James, Lego ...

Weekly High   View this post on Instagram   The evolution of the truck is here. Guaranteed shatterproof ? A…

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Blagger’s Blog: Elf, South Dakota&...

Weekly High New York hotel Club Wyndham has unveiled its big festive pull for the year — a suite that…

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Blagger’s Blog— Something about ...

Manchester Digital PR agency Smoking Gun’s Weekly High 10th December marks the 10th anniversary of Angry Birds. To mark the…

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Blagger’s Blog: Grenfell, loneline...

Weekly High With Christmas adverts starting to materialise — check our blog on Argos’ excellent effort — one of the…

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