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Blagger’s Blog— Bad ideas, good idea...

Smoking Gun’s media news roundup this week, with The Apprentice topping our favourite quotes, Amnesty trumping our top stunts, and Under Armour best of the bad bunch.

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Blagger’s Blog— Rotten webs, #C4...

Smoking Gun’s media news roundup, this week with a stark warning from Berners-Lee, Channel 4’s Leeds move, and that Waitrose email.

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Blagger’s Blog— Fake reality, mo...

Our weekly roundup of media news and talking points— even reality TV is fake, monster of a Manchester PR campaign, Philip Green’s fall, Honda ditches agencies.

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Blagger’s Blog— Masculinity, Irn...

Smoking Gun’s media news roundup this week— Captain America blasts Piers Morgan, Irn-Bru congratulates royal baby-to-be, UNILAD bought by Lad Bible.

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Blagger’s Blog— Racist Ronnies s...

Smoking Gun’s roundup of media and comms news and talking points— UN International Day of the Girl, racist Ronnies’ sketch used in school, Topshop fails feminism.

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Blagger’s Blog— Mamma May, Brok...

Smoking Gun’s weekly media news roundup, with Theresa May’s cheeky copyright theft, a stunnign stunt by Canadian domestic abuse charity, and Trump’s ego curbed.

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Blagger’s Blog— Sexist memes, st...

Smoking Gun’s roundup of media, marketing and comms news— this week with 2017’s top meme branded ‘sexist’, B&Q art, and a terrifyingly bad email.

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Blagger’s Blog— Fashion week, su...

Smoking Gun’s roundup of media news this time includes the new EU copyright directive, suffragettes and clothing without context during London Fashion Week.

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Blagger’s Blog— Faith in humanity (a...

This week’s media news roundup— kind gesture goes viral, Amnesty ad impresses and Manchester loses the Mobike in PR catastrophe for our city.

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Blagger’s Blog— The Day Today at...

Smoking Gun’s roundup of weekly media news, this time with ‘toxic masculinity’ targeted by new ad, classic British satire hitting 25 years young, and Labour mistaking Wales for Scotland.

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Blagger’s Blog— Influencer woes...

Smoking Gun’s first weekly media news wrap of 2019 packs a bigger punch than January itself— the truth about becoming an influencer, Walmart’s excellent new movie car advert, and Trump holding the US to ransom, among other things.

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Blagger’s Blog— The nightmares befo...

The last of our weekly media, comms and PR news roundups of 2018— ending on a huge high (Christmas), a massive low (Gatwick’s drone problems) and everything else you need to know before the weekend. The last of our weekly media, comms and PR news roundups of 2018— ending on a huge high (Christmas), a massive low (Gatwick’s drone problems) and everything else you need to know before the weekend.

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Blagger’s Blog— Bacon, Macron and Po...

Smoking Gun’s weekly media news digest— this time with political PR fails and successful cinematic stunts.

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Blagger’s Blog— ‘Quite fri...

Smoking Gun’s weekly roundup of media news, this time with Britain’s happiest town, The National’s high-impact response to Theresa May’s snub, and Sark’s near-blackout.

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Blagger’s Blog— Black Friday, Ch...

This week’s media news roundup, with Black Friday inspiring a great new Dogs Trust ad, D&G ‘misjudging Chinese culture’, Facebook Community News Project and more.

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