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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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IABC EMENA conference tackles leadership communication
IABC EMENA conference tackles leadership communication

LONDON: The IABC EMENA, the counterpart of the Africa region of the IABC, hosted their annual conference titled "Power to the People", addressing the key trends in communication...

By Daniel Munslow 15 Apr 2015 09:08

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The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess
The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess

Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA...

By Jessica Taylor 2 Apr 2015 07:00

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Hit show Downton Abbey to end
Hit show Downton Abbey to end

LONDON, UK: The hit British show Downton Abbey is to end after six series...

30 Mar 2015 08:37

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Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...
Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...

NEWSWATCH: Sacked Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been invited to Russia to present a motoring show there, and Piers Morgan (who has also had a Clarkson klap) has some advice for the motor mouthpiece...

27 Mar 2015 07:31

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Ronald Ng 2015 Digital Jury President at 2015 LIA
Ronald Ng 2015 Digital Jury President at 2015 LIA

Ronald Ng, Chief Creative Officer of DigitasLBi North America, will preside over the Digital Jury for the 2015 London International Awards (LIA)...

26 Mar 2015 08:51

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Clarkson slips a gear
Clarkson slips a gear

NEWSWATCH: The BBC has fired Jeremy Clarkson from top-rated petrol-head show, Top Gear, reports The Daily Beast ...

26 Mar 2015 06:52

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Matt Eastwood, John Mescall are LIA 2015 Jury Presidents
Matt Eastwood, John Mescall are LIA 2015 Jury Presidents

LONDON, UK: Matt Eastwood, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of JWT, and John Mescall, Global Executive Creative Director of McCann Worldwide have been appointed as the London International Awards (LIA) 2015 Jury Presidents...

19 Mar 2015 09:07

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The Gunn Report honours the very best of advertising 2014 with book and showreel
The Gunn Report honours the very best of advertising 2014 with book and showreel

LONDON, UK: The Gunn Report, the global index for creative excellence in advertising, has published its 2014 Book and Showreel, a round-up and showcase of the world's best advertising performance...

18 Mar 2015 08:17

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Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015 09:17

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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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