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Episode 114: Green PR and employee training strategies

Date: 20 Nov 2014
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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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Murdoch heads to UK after phone-hacking trial
Murdoch heads to UK after phone-hacking trial

LONDON, UK: News Corporation Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch visited the headquarters of his British newspaper division in London after his protege Rebekah Brooks was cleared of all phone-hacking charges in a high-profile trial.

27 Jun 2014 07:42

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Supercomputer so good it's almost human
Supercomputer so good it's almost human

LONDON, UK: A Russian supercomputer posing as a 13-year-old boy has convinced judges it is human, becoming the first to pass the "Turing Test" in a historic moment in artificial intelligence developer, scientists said.

11 Jun 2014 05:49

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Second annual global customer service survey: The findings
Second annual global customer service survey: The findings

INDIANAPOLIS, US: Research by global software provider Interactive Intelligence Inc reveal what customers look for in a great service experience.

10 Jun 2014 07:19

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Vodafone admits phones on global networks are tapped
Vodafone admits phones on global networks are tapped

LONDON, UK: Telecommunications company Vodafone admitted the existence of secret wires that allow government agencies to listen in to conversations on its networks.

9 Jun 2014 10:44

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Five days to LIA deadline
Five days to LIA deadline

LONDON, UK: You have just five days to enter the London International Advertising Awards. Entry deadline is this Friday - 13 June.

9 Jun 2014 06:18

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Jose Capelo
Big data and the consumer experience for business

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, UK: The concept of big data has brought a revolution in relations between companies and their customers.

By Jose Capelo 30 May 2014 08:39

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YouTube resists WIN's music streaming ultimatum
YouTube resists WIN's music streaming ultimatum

LONDON, UK: The independent music trade organisation said YouTube had refused to withdraw threats over the company's plans to launch a music streaming service, despite 24 hours of negotiations.

26 May 2014 09:06

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WIN gives YouTube streaming ultimatum
WIN gives YouTube streaming ultimatum

LONDON, UK: The Worldwide Independent Network (WIN), the body that represents the global independent music community gave YouTube 24 hours to withdraw threats over plans to launch a music streaming service.

23 May 2014 09:55

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Trial told how News of the World hacked Kate 155 times
Trial told how News of the World hacked Kate 155 times

LONDON, UK: The former royal editor of the News of the World tabloid hacked the phones of Britain's Prince William, his wife Catherine and brother Prince Harry dozens of times, a trial heard.

15 May 2014 08:12

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Iranian women flout dress code in Facebook campaign
Iranian women flout dress code in Facebook campaign

LONDON, UK: Thousands of Iranian women have come together in an online campaign for greater social freedoms, posting pictures of themselves flouting the Islamic dress code required of all women appearing in public.

14 May 2014 11:01

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British museum launches online archive of WWI stories
British museum launches online archive of WWI stories

LONDON, UK: Museum curators made a global appeal for photos and stories about the millions who fought for the British empire in World War I as they launched an ambitious new digital memorial.

13 May 2014 10:47

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