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Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations
Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations

The rise of visual social sharing via platforms such as Instagram has provided brands with a new way to examine their complex relationships with people. Here's why social watching is so important and a handful of health and wellness brands using Instagram to become part of the new cultural conversations

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 2 days ago

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Thomson Reuters, Oxford Business Group sign distribution agreement

Users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies

2 days ago

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D&AD Pencils
All the SA Pencil winners: D&AD 2017

All the winners of D&AD 2017 Pencils have been announced and we have the colours of the 13 South African entries that made the grade

2 days ago

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Images from Open Design CT’s World Design Day 2017 event.
How to make every day World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

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Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the 1.0-billion-euro barrier and upping its forecasts for the year

26 Apr 2017

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Stapleton with Keith Reinhard, chairman emeritus of DDB.
The postcard is never the place

I had been walking with my new friend Alexander Kalchev through Chinatown in San Francisco. I had visited these streets before in my head

By Damon Stapleton 26 Apr 2017

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26,000 pieces of work were entered into this year's D&AD Awards.
All the winners: Second day of D&AD 2017

The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories

26 Apr 2017

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LIA announces new competition, Social Influencers, chaired by Phil Ranta

The London International Awards (LIA) has announced a new competition, chaired by Phil Ranta, to validate the importance of the Social Influencer

26 Apr 2017

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UK Advertising Expenditure 2016
UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

UK has a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn

26 Apr 2017

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Amber Finlay heads up jury for LIA The New category

Amber Finlay, global brand ambassador at Converse will be the jury president of the LIA's The New category

25 Apr 2017

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Raymond So, AFAA chairman
AFAA to promote Ad Stars annual creative festival in Korea

The Asian Federation of Advertising Associations says its members will play a bigger role in promoting Ad Stars, a creative festival held annually in Korea

25 Apr 2017

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Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas
Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas

In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas

By Jay Smith 21 Apr 2017

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Alibaba backs decision to add video games to 'Asia Olympics'

Online retail giant Alibaba on Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022 Asia Games in China, responding to scepticism about an event it will play a major role in promoting.

21 Apr 2017

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Director of connectivity programs, Yael Maguire at F8 event
F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of Facebook's annual event

21 Apr 2017

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Clio Awards announce 2017 jury, includes Fran Luckin
Clio Awards announce 2017 jury, includes Fran Luckin

Clio Awards have selected the jury for the 2017 awards but are still calling for more creative nominations

21 Apr 2017

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Faris Yakob, author of ‘Paid attention: Innovative advertising for a digital world’.
The ‘New' category at LIA reshapes itself

Almost a decade ago, the London International Awards (LIAs) collaborated with Faris Yakob, author of Paid attention: Innovative advertising for a digital world, to conceptualise the New category to recognise work that sat outside traditional media definitions

20 Apr 2017

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F8 2017: Camera effects platform and more from day one

Facebook annual event attracts thousands as new tech revealed

20 Apr 2017

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Creatives: enter Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award this week
Creatives: enter Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award this week

Entries to the Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award, in association with Unicef and ‘la Caixa' Foundation, close on 24 April 2017

20 Apr 2017

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87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future
87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future

Key findings from the USC Annenberg CPR's global communications report

By Daniel Munslow 19 Apr 2017

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We need to leave the gardens of Versailles

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, French foreign minister, was a fascinating character

By Damon Stapleton 19 Apr 2017

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ADC Gold Cube
ADC announces global finalists for gold cube

The global ADC 96th Annual Awards, part of The One Club for Creativity, has announced the finalists in the ADC Cube

19 Apr 2017

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New York Festivals World's Best Advertising Awards announces 2017 finalists
New York Festivals World's Best Advertising Awards announces 2017 finalists

The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced the 2017 finalists from entries submitted from 57 countries

19 Apr 2017

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World Design Day's youth focus

Celebrate World Design Day 2017 on 27 April

19 Apr 2017

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Daily Mail pays Melania Trump damages over escort claim

Britain's Daily Mail newspaper apologised to US First Lady Melania Trump and agreed to pay her damages over an article that included allegations that she worked as an escort in the 1990s. ..

18 Apr 2017

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#OneShow2017: Radio finalists revealed!
#OneShow2017: Radio finalists revealed!

Finalists in the ‘radio' category have been revealed for One Show 2017, with nine SA entries making the grade

18 Apr 2017

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#OneShow2017: Social influencer marketing finalists revealed!
#OneShow2017: Social influencer marketing finalists revealed!

Finalists in the ‘social influencer marketing' category have been revealed for One Show 2017

18 Apr 2017

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Good Report 2016 Best Campaign promoting good causes goes to Nivea Doll

The Good Report, a collaboration between ACT Responsible and The Gunn Report, identifies the campaigns, agencies, networks and advertisers that use creative campaigns to promote sustainability and social responsibility

18 Apr 2017

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#OneShow2017: Moving image craft finalists revealed!
#OneShow2017: Moving image craft finalists revealed!

Finalists in the ‘moving image craft' category have been revealed for One Show 2017, with three SA entries making the grade

18 Apr 2017

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#OneShow2017: Branded entertainment finalists revealed!
#OneShow2017: Branded entertainment finalists revealed!

Finalists in the ‘branded entertainment' category have been revealed for One Show 2017, with one SA entry making the grade.

18 Apr 2017

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Five social good innovations
Five social good innovations

Added Value highlights five social good innovations from around the globe

14 Apr 2017

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