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Date: 26 Jun 2015
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UK tabloid ex-deputy cleared over phone-hacking
UK tabloid ex-deputy cleared over phone-hacking

LONDON, UK: The former deputy editor of Britain's News of the World tabloid, which media tycoon Rupert Murdoch closed down four years ago over phone-hacking, was on Wednesday cleared of involvement in the practice...

2 Jul 2015 08:05

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Wi-Fi to carry up to 60% of mobile data traffic by 2019
Wi-Fi to carry up to 60% of mobile data traffic by 2019

UNITED KINGDOM: Juniper Research has released a report that indicates that Wi-Fi networks will carry almost 60% of smartphone and tablet data traffic by 2019...

18 Jun 2015 12:35

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'The New' at LIA gets John Merrifield as Jury President
'The New' at LIA gets John Merrifield as Jury President

LIA has announced that John Merrifield, Chief Creative Officer of Google Asia-Pacific is Jury President of The New Jury category...

18 Jun 2015 08:11

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Four ways a virtual office can benefit your startup
Four ways a virtual office can benefit your startup

There are many reasons why you should consider a virtual office for your startup, and the cost involved is not the only aspect to think about...

By Boris Dzhingarov 11 Jun 2015 13:14

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Mark Tutssel is Non-Traditional Jury President at LIA
Mark Tutssel is Non-Traditional Jury President at LIA

Mark Tutssel, CCO of Leo Burnett, is the 2015 Non-Traditional Jury President for the London International Awards (LIA)...

11 Jun 2015 08:44

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Rising Stars in Media sought globally
Rising Stars in Media sought globally

FIPP's new global 'Rising Stars in Media' awards has been created to discover and recognise those individuals - from around the world - under the age of 30...

10 Jun 2015 08:31

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Connected cars to represent 20% of the global car market by 2019
Connected cars to represent 20% of the global car market by 2019

Hi-tech analysts Juniper Research are forecasting that the telematics sector will continue to outperform all other M2M markets over the next five years, in revenue terms, with one in five passenger vehicles connected globally by 2019...

8 Jun 2015 10:59

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Pick the winner in Cannes Sweepstakes
Pick the winner in Cannes Sweepstakes

The Gunn Report has just launched its Cannes Lions Sweepstakes 2015 - a contest to predict which ads will win a Film or Film Craft Lion at the forthcoming Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity...

5 Jun 2015 09:19

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Digital jury selected for LIA 2015
Digital jury selected for LIA 2015

The 2015 London International Awards (LIA) has named Ronald Ng, CCO, North America of DigitasLBi as its Digital Jury President...

4 Jun 2015 12:55

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YSL advert with 'unhealthily thin' model banned in UK
YSL advert with 'unhealthily thin' model banned in UK

LONDON, UK: Britain's advertising watchdog said on Wednesday it had banned a magazine ad promoting French fashion house Saint Laurent because the model featured was "unhealthily thin"...

4 Jun 2015 09:21

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Matt Eastwood is 2015 Print, Poster & Billboard jury president at LIA
Matt Eastwood is 2015 Print, Poster & Billboard jury president at LIA

Matt Eastwood is the 2015 Print, Poster & Billboard jury president at the London International Awards (LIA). He joined J. Walter Thompson as Worldwide Chief Creative Officer in July 2014...

3 Jun 2015 10:52

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Top tech leaders in 2015 revealed
Top tech leaders in 2015 revealed

HAMPSHIRE, UK: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella heads Juniper Research's newly-released rankings of the most influential executives in the technology space, followed by Apple's Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive...

29 May 2015 08:45

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Design and Package Design jury announced for LIA
Design and Package Design jury announced for LIA

The 2015 London International Awards (LIA) have selected the Design and Package Design jury, which will be headed up by Brian Collins, Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder of Collins...

27 May 2015 09:00

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Majority of mobile data traffic to offload to Wi-Fi networks by 2019
Majority of mobile data traffic to offload to Wi-Fi networks by 2019

According to Juniper Research, UK, the forecast is that mobile data traffic, generated by smartphones, feature phones and tablets, will approach almost 197,000 PB (Petabytes) by 2019...

20 May 2015 13:08

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2015 Music & Sound Jury President, Jury announced for LIA
2015 Music & Sound Jury President, Jury announced for LIA

The organisers of the 2015 London International Awards (LIA) have selected the judge and jury for the TV/Cinema/Online Film - Music & Sound category...

20 May 2015 08:20

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Another judge, panel for LIA
Another judge, panel for LIA

Amir Kassaei, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of DDB Worldwide, is the Integration Jury President for the 2015 London International Awards (LIA)...

14 May 2015 09:03

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New article highlights integrated marketing communication in branding
New article highlights integrated marketing communication in branding

London School of Marketing has released a new article discussing the importance of integrated marketing communications in branding...

12 May 2015 09:31

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Free template to measure ROI on marketing campaign
Free template to measure ROI on marketing campaign

LONDON, ENGLAND: The London School of Marketing has published a free template to help marketers measure ROI of their marketing campaigns...

8 May 2015 15:06

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New category for LIA awards
New category for LIA awards

London International Awards (LIA) has announced the addition of the 'Verbal Identity' category to its 2015 Design competition...

8 May 2015 10:15

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Airline advertising comes full circle with Naomi Watts
Airline advertising comes full circle with Naomi Watts

The posters which Imperial Airways used to promote its modern aircraft and the exotic destinations in the 1920s and 30s were as cutting edge then as today's interactive billboards...

4 May 2015 13:59

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Lizie Gower heads LIA jury of Production & Post-Production and Music Video
Lizie Gower heads LIA jury of Production & Post-Production and Music Video

The 2015 London International Awards (LIA) have named Lizie Gower, MD & founder of Academy Films, as the Jury President of the Music Video and Production & Post-Production Jury...

29 Apr 2015 13:24

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848 Pencils awarded at D&AD 2015
848 Pencils awarded at D&AD 2015

LONDON, UK: The 53rd D&AD Judging Week has wrapped up at the Truman Brewery in East London this week. 85 countries were vying for a coveted Pencil with South Africa winning 18...

24 Apr 2015 10:08

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All the best from Europe's digital media
All the best from Europe's digital media

LONDON, UK: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has presented the annual European Digital Media Awards at a ceremony at Google's London headquarters during Digital Media Europe 2015...

24 Apr 2015 08:08

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British police question Piers Morgan over phone hacking
British police question Piers Morgan over phone hacking

LONDON, UK: British police questioned Piers Morgan in connection with a phone hacking investigation, the television host and journalist said...

24 Apr 2015 06:57

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UK politician accused of unauthorised Wikipedia edits
UK politician accused of unauthorised Wikipedia edits

LONDON, UK: The run-up to Britain's general election took an unexpected turn this week as the chairman of the Conservative Party was forced to deny allegations that he'd made unauthorised edits on Wikipedia...

23 Apr 2015 11:34

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178 Pencils awarded on Results Day Two of D&AD Judging
178 Pencils awarded on Results Day Two of D&AD Judging

LONDON, UK: The second set of D&AD Pencil winners for 2015 have been announced in the Crafts for Advertising, Crafts for Design, Integrated and Innovative Media, Magazine and Newspaper Design, Mobile Marketing and White Pencil categories...

23 Apr 2015 10:31

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D&AD replaces In Book and Nomination Awards with two new Pencils
D&AD replaces In Book and Nomination Awards with two new Pencils

LONDON, UK: To bring clarity and coherence to the existing levels of awards, D&AD will introduce Wood and Graphite additions to the Pencil family. These replace the In Book and Nomination Awards...

22 Apr 2015 11:23

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Collaboration - a game changer
Collaboration - a game changer

Comment8, a UK internal communications consultancy, hosted its third annual iCollaborate conference in London, focussing on key trends impacting practitioners...

By Daniel Munslow 22 Apr 2015 08:45

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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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