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It's the (forced) thought that counts

  • PopPress
  • May 7, 2014
  • StopPress Team
It's the (forced) thought that counts

Trickery, bribery and other methods of incentivisation are all important aspects of good parenting (our favourite is the Christmas extortion, often starting around the middle of the year, in which parents threaten a no-show from Santa if they don't behave). And, like a paper version of 'Roses by You', Hallmark and Naked have embraced those principles in Australia to promote its Hallmark Card Matchmaker service by luring a bunch of unsuspecting teens to an American Authors concert and then forcing them to write a heartfelt message to their mothers in order to get in. 

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Newshub takes advantage of 1 News outage

  • PopPress
  • July 13, 2018
  • StopPress Team
Newshub takes advantage of 1 News outage

On Wednesday night, 1 News watchers were left wondering where the news had gone after the broadcast cut out for more than five minutes. While the technical issues were soon resolved, Newshub saw an opportunity to convince 1 News watchers to change the channel.

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