Do you think the idea of women driving is niche? Do you pose on the beach rather than lie on it? Angela Barnett takes a critical eye to advertising to see how it continues to focus on beauty rather than wit or intelligence.
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Fatigue. It’s been a problem for some time now in the world of marketing and communications and it’s something that we in the industry seem to be somewhat oblivious to.
So the Trump Facebook drama has finally sunk data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica. In some respects, although it does sound odd to say it, I sort of feel sorry for them given how little real evidence there is that their Trump campaign had anywhere near the level of influence on the US election it is being accused of having.
On Wednesday night, a tight bunch of industry types gathered together at Thievery to celebrate the launch of a book. That’s right, a book. If you’ve never met one of those, it’s a bit like an app, but you swipe in a more linear fashion and it doesn’t fit in your phone.
Voyager CEO Seeby Woodhouse takes a look at how local media companies are performing compared to their US peers.