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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Jesse Coulter heads up LIA Branded Entertainment jury
Jesse Coulter heads up LIA Branded Entertainment jury

LONDON & NEW YORK: The 2015 London International Awards (LIA) Branded Entertainment Jury President is Jesse Coulter, Co-Chief Creative Officer of CAA Marketing, a division Creative Artists Agency (CAA)...

26 Feb 2015 07:52

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Pistorius advert gets most complaints ever in Britain
Pistorius advert gets most complaints ever in Britain

LONDON, UK: An advertisement making light of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius received by far the most complaints ever in Britain, the advertising watchdog said on Friday...

23 Feb 2015 07:20

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Journalism award for the Al Jazeera Three
Journalism award for the Al Jazeera Three

LONDON, UK: The UK's prestigious Royal Television Society has presented its Judges' Award to Al Jazeera's Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy...

20 Feb 2015 14:03

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D&AD extends entry deadline for 2015 Professional Awards
D&AD extends entry deadline for 2015 Professional Awards

LONDON, UK: The 2015 D&AD Global Advertising and Design Awards have extended the entry deadline to Wednesday, 25 February 2015...

19 Feb 2015 11:29

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Scotland declares online 'independence' from Britain
Scotland declares online 'independence' from Britain

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND: Five months after Scotland voted against independence from the rest of the United Kingdom, the Scottish government has seceded - at least online...

19 Feb 2015 10:56

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New categories open at London International Awards (LIA)
New categories open at London International Awards (LIA)

LONDON: The London International Awards (LIA), now open for entries, has announced new categories for the 2015 competition, as it celebrates its 30th year...

17 Feb 2015 09:55

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UK tabloid prints phone-hacking apology, increases claims fund
UK tabloid prints phone-hacking apology, increases claims fund

LONDON, UK: The owner of Britain's Daily Mirror tabloid made a public apology on Friday for phone-hacking by its journalists and said the fund to cover compensation claims is being increased...

16 Feb 2015 09:33

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British MPs call for internet ban on anti-Semitism
British MPs call for internet ban on anti-Semitism

LONDON, UK: British lawmakers have called for people who post racist and anti-Semitic comments online to be banned from social media sites following an upsurge in abuse...

12 Feb 2015 14:26

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'Here we are sir, but please... not in the store...'
'Here we are sir, but please... not in the store...'

LONDON, UK: A chain of DIY stores in the United Kingdom is preparing its staff for kinky Fifty Shades customers after they have seen the erotic film Fifty Shades of Grey...

11 Feb 2015 11:32

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WikiLeaks site slams costs of policing Assange
WikiLeaks site slams costs of policing Assange

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks launched a website on Friday to condemn the costs to Britain of policing the group's founder Julian Assange...

9 Feb 2015 12:14

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Britain's Tesco says 2,000 jobs under threat
Britain's Tesco says 2,000 jobs under threat

LONDON, UK: Troubled British supermarket giant Tesco said on Wednesday that it could axe as many as 2,000 jobs under plans to shut 43 stores in a company-wide overhaul...

2 Feb 2015 12:31

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WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US government
WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US government

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks has accused Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to US authorities, and not notifying them of this for almost three years...

27 Jan 2015 09:15

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The Sun covers them up, ending topless tradition
The Sun covers them up, ending topless tradition

LONDON, UK: Phwoar no more: British tabloid The Sun has quietly ended a decades-old tradition of putting topless women on page 3 in a setback for schoolboy fantasies...

21 Jan 2015 10:54

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Top 10 global consumer trends of 2015 by Euromonitor
Top 10 global consumer trends of 2015 by Euromonitor

LONDON, UK: The top 10 global consumer trends for 2015 were revealed by leading market research company Euromonitor International...

19 Jan 2015 14:57

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Publisher prohibits pork talk
Publisher prohibits pork talk

LONDON, UK: A UK publisher has been mocked over a ban (described as 'absolute utter nonsense') on pigs and sausages being mentioned in its children's books...

19 Jan 2015 11:58

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Top 10 digital trends for 2015 [infographic]
Top 10 digital trends for 2015 [infographic]

LONDON, UK: It's a brand new year that is likely to bring a brand new set of challenges for marketers to get their heads around...

13 Jan 2015 11:02

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MEF identifies 10 key mobile trends for 2015
MEF identifies 10 key mobile trends for 2015

LONDON, UK: MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, looks at the year ahead to predict the ten key mobile trends that will shape the global mobile landscape in 2015...

8 Jan 2015 11:33

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'Spectre' spooked... new Bond script stolen in Sony hack
'Spectre' spooked... new Bond script stolen in Sony hack

LONDON, UK: An "early version" of the screenplay for the new James Bond film was the latest victim of a massive hacking attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment...

18 Dec 2014 07:52

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Guardian newspaper editor to step down
Guardian newspaper editor to step down

LONDON, UK: The editor-in-chief of The Guardian newspaper, who led its expansion from a traditional British broadsheet to a digital-first international operation, said on Wednesday that he will step down next year...

12 Dec 2014 11:28

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The Time to Change 'edvertorial'
The Time to Change 'edvertorial'

LONDON, UK: The Time to Change charitable campaign partners with IPC Media for true editorial integration around mental health problems...

1 Dec 2014 12:03

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Wanted: Paintball test dummy
Wanted: Paintball test dummy

LONDON, UK: WANTED: Paintball tester to stand in the line of fire: salary R689,000...

27 Nov 2014 10:22

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UK mobile operator EE says in talks with BT
UK mobile operator EE says in talks with BT

LONDON, UK: EE confirmed Wednesday that it has held "exploratory" discussions over a possible sale of its mobile business to BT Group...

27 Nov 2014 07:55

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Seven new films added to D&AD Next Director Award shortlist
Seven new films added to D&AD Next Director Award shortlist

LONDON, UK: The second shortlist for the Next Director Award has been revealed, with a further seven new directors in contention to win the brand new short film award created by D&AD and YouTube...

25 Nov 2014 09:05

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The history of television
The history of television

Since the time that moving pictures first came into our homes in 1928, television has held a special place in our hearts. We as a nation remember events and characters from our favourite programmes long after they are shown.

By James Timpson 21 Nov 2014 14:53

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Britons to spend £86bn this Christmas
Britons to spend £86bn this Christmas

LONDON, UK: Report from Verdict and SAS UK finds that Britons will be spending more than they did last year...

By Published by Verdict 18 Nov 2014 11:15

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Controversial book makes new claim about 'married' Jesus
Controversial book makes new claim about 'married' Jesus

LONDON, UK: A book launched in London on Wednesday claims to have fresh evidence that Jesus married and had children with Mary Magdalene, but it drew derision from some quarters...

14 Nov 2014 09:10

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Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014 11:06

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LIA 2014 winners announced
LIA 2014 winners announced

LONDON, UK: The winners of the 2014 LIAs are announced today. The results are posted online and can be accessed on the LIA website.

3 Nov 2014 11:56

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Data-only Apple SIM gets a voice with Roamer
Data-only Apple SIM gets a voice with Roamer

LONDON: Apple customers can make and receive phone calls with their regular phone numbers, whilst using new data-only Apple SIM, with the new Roamer app.

23 Oct 2014 08:15

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UK internet trolls may be jailed for two years
UK internet trolls may be jailed for two years

LONDON, UK: People found guilty of internet "trolling" in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals, following a number of high-profile cases of abusive and threatening behaviour on Twitter.

20 Oct 2014 10:28

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