The Blagger's Blog 24th February 2012

A weekly roundup of talking points, sans effort

Weekly high

It’s not often an advertisement is dedicated to the practice of spelling correctly, which is why this print campaign from the US caught our eye. We know what they mean- it is annoying when things aren’t done properly.

Weekly low

It’s being hailed as America’s worst PR disaster since the start of the Afghanistan conflict, and it’s not hard to understand why. Copies of Korans used by detainees have been burnt by American troops at Bagram military base, resulting in widespread criticism and a violent backlash.

Battle of the tweets: Manchester vs London vs Liverpool


Top Manchester #tags (seven days to 23/2/2012)

#mufc #brits

#mcfc #britawards

#replacefilmtitleswiththewordvagina #liespeoplealwaystell

#manchester #towie

#nevertellagirl

Manchester has Brit Awards on the brain, in addition to football and a word game we probably don’t need to explain. Oh, and The Only Way Is Essex (#towie) continues to prove popular.
Top London #tags (seven days to 23/2/2012)

#britawards #lfw

#brits #liespeoplealwaystell

#replacefilmtitleswiththewordvagina #10randomthingsaboutme

#ificouldwishforanything #arsenal

#nevertellagirl

People in the capital have also been talking about the country’s premier music ceremony, which is unsurprising given the fact the awards were hosted in town. Aside from this it’s also London Fashion Week; #lfw.
Top Liverpool #tags (seven days to 23/2/2012)

#lfc #brits

#efc #coyb

#britawards #facup

#ynwa #replacefilmtitleswiththewordvagina

#liverpool

Reds in the capital of Merseyside has been joined in a chorus of You’ll Never Walk Alone (#ynwa) this week, the Liverpool anthem (#lfc), meanwhile local rivals Everton (#efc) also feature.

That was The Blagger’s Blog, a selection of statements, statistics and noteworthy newsies from across the media and social world, amalgamated, allowing the time-starved professional to start a conversation from thin air.
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