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Episode 119: Careers24 Sandcastle campaign and Mike Sharman

Date: 22 Jan 2015
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Episode 118: Money 4 Jam with Warren Ventre and BizTrends 2015

Date: 16 Jan 2015
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Episode 116: The future of Public Relations with Kevin Welman, MD of FleishmanHillard.

Date: 12 Dec 2014
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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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Twitter abuse: man jailed for 18 weeks
Twitter abuse: man jailed for 18 weeks

LONDON, UK: A British man was jailed for 18 weeks after his campaign of rape threats and other abuse on Twitter against a female lawmaker.

30 Sep 2014 11:16

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M&M winners announced
M&M winners announced

LONDON, UK: Celebrating 25 years of international media excellence. The M&M Global Awards 2014 took place on Thursday last week at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

9 Sep 2014 09:36

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Scottish teens not keen on independence
Scottish teens not keen on independence

EDINBURGH, UK: Young Scots aged between 16 and 17 are getting the vote in Scotland's independence referendum but the so-called 'selfie generation' looks set to reject separation.

20 Aug 2014 09:44

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Assange going nowhere until assurances are given
Assange going nowhere until assurances are given

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London until he is guaranteed he will avoid extradition to the United States, his lawyer has confirmed.

19 Aug 2014 09:46

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Vote in the M&M Global Awards 2014
Vote in the M&M Global Awards 2014

LONDON, UK: Who will win? You decide!

15 Aug 2014 07:09

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A look at new work trends
A look at new work trends

BIRMINGHAM, UK / CORK, IRELAND: Information technology is constantly evolving and how we communicate with others in the workplace is changing daily. So how does today's employee keep up? (Infographic)

11 Aug 2014 10:37

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The Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism
The Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism

UNITED KINGDOM: To commemorate Burgess's long association with the Observer, the International Anthony Burgess Foundation has set up the 2014 Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism. The competition is now open, and will close on 31 October 2014.

31 Jul 2014 08:50

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D&AD opens call for entries for 53rd annual Professional Awards
D&AD opens call for entries for 53rd annual Professional Awards

LONDON, UK: Entries for the 53rd D&AD Professional Awards have opened with a number of new sub-category additions in response to the evolving creative landscape.

18 Jul 2014 06:33

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Cameron tweets to twits who lost their jobs
Cameron tweets to twits who lost their jobs

LONDON, UK: Getting the latest news on a British government reshuffle once meant loitering for hours in Downing Street waiting for ministers to emerge from the Prime Minister's office and judging their fate by the look on their face.

16 Jul 2014 09:48

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Google hit by 70,000 'right to be forgotten' requests
Google hit by 70,000 'right to be forgotten' requests

LONDON - More than 70,000 people have already asked Google to delete links about them under Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling, with some of the world biggest news sites the first to be hit.

7 Jul 2014 11:14

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Media freedom requires commitment to truth
Media freedom requires commitment to truth

Freedom of expression has been placed at the top of the international media's agenda by events in Egypt and the UK during the past 10 days...

By Pallo Jordan 5 Jul 2014 11:53

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Google starts 'forgetting' BBC and UK newspaper stories
Google starts 'forgetting' BBC and UK newspaper stories

LONDON, UK - Google has restricted access to a BBC blog posting and several British newspaper stories under a legal ruling granting people a right to be "forgotten" in search engines.

4 Jul 2014 09:26

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