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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

2 days ago

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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

3 days ago

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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

3 days ago

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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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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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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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The Kool-Aid is strong with this one

It would seem I was beaten to writing about the new Pepsi commercial by about 6 million people. Perhaps that is a good thing

By Damon Stapleton 12 Apr 2017

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#OneShow2017: Mobile finalists revealed!
#OneShow2017: Mobile finalists revealed!

Finalists in the mobile category have been revealed for One Show 2017

10 Apr 2017

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Google: Machine learning may fix ad placement dispute

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google has said it will apply machine smarts and outside eyes to help ensure brands don't find ads paired with hateful videos on YouTube

4 Apr 2017

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Jury heads for Health & Wellness Lions and Pharma Lions announced
Jury heads for Health & Wellness Lions and Pharma Lions announced

The jury heads for Health & Wellness Lions and Pharma Lions have been announced. They are Josh Prince, of the CDM Group, heading up the Health & Wellness jury, and Alexandra von Plato of Publicis Healthcare, heading up the Pharma jury

21 Jan 2016

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And now a strange graph from a creative. Merry Xmas
And now a strange graph from a creative. Merry Xmas

In the last month I have read countless blogs about the death of advertising. It has become fashionable to write about this

By Damon Stapleton 30 Dec 2015

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10 new categories for INMA Global Media Awards
10 new categories for INMA Global Media Awards

The INMA Global Media Awards have included 10 new categories for 2016

29 Dec 2015

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First quarter deadline for One Show in mid-August
First quarter deadline for One Show in mid-August

Following its move to quarterly entries, One Show is open for entries for the first quarterly submission before 14 August 2015.

30 Jul 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

MetropolitanRepublic Uganda wins at the Loerie Awards, in its first year of operation
MetropolitanRepublic Uganda wins at the Loerie Awards, in its first year of operation

This year the Loerie Awards created new categories that encouraged entries from outside South Africa. MetropolitanRepublic Uganda, although only being in operation for a year, won a bronze Loerie for its MTN SIM card registration campaign.

Issued by MetropolitanRepublic 1 Oct 2012