Politics

Ford backs Biden – somewhat cagily

It’s nearly time for Joe Biden’s inauguration – which promises to be a lively if somewhat underpopulated event – and corporate America is rallying to the new president. Maybe because they think they don’t have to worry about Trump any ...

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Brands that stopped Republican donations: making a stand or going with the flow?

Many major brands have publicly stated that they will stop donating funds to Republican senators who voted to overturn the US election results last week. These include Facebook, Coca-Cola, Amazon, Airbnb, and American Express, according to website Popular.Info. Hallmark has ...

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Thirty seconds of Chris Whitty is more than enough

In his own lugubrious ‘Dr Death’ way UK chief medical adviser Chris Whitty is a capable enough Downing Street press conference performer. He doesn’t flannel away like Boris anyway. But I don’t know who thought this Covid-19 thirty seconds was ...

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CIA rebrands to be more diverse – designer is a secret

America’s CIA intelligence agency has rebranded and, as with all such “improvements” to venerable institutions, controversy has sparked. Here are the old and new versions (guess which one is which.) Creative Bloq There’s already a mystery over who designed it, ...

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The Monkeys goes bats for Australia’s BCF

BCF (Boating Camping and Fishing online store) in Australia don’t shirk trouble in their ads and the latest – from Accenture-owned The Monkeys – has caused a predictable storm as it shows one of the happy campers, holidaying in Australia ...

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P&G ‘leads with love’ in bold charter for 2021

Procter & Gamble has revealed its determination to ‘Lead with Love’ in 2021, 2,021 “acts of good” throughout the year for Covid-related causes. The campaign is spearheaded by a film proposing love as one of eight emotions displayed by babies. ...

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Nick Mawditt of Talon Outdoor: ten themes which will change Out of Home in 2021

Following the testing environment of 2020, Out of Home has adapted to the challenges of reaching consumers on the move. Audiences have shifted rather than disappeared and have shown an appetite for social mobility that will continue into 2021. Strong ...

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