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Mary Keane-Dawson: how influencers moved into politics

With only a few days until the US presidential election, the candidates will be looking out for any final opportunities to gain some important votes – including using social media. Barack Obama first popularised it in politics when using Facebook ...

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This is ‘Biden’s Moment’ says Republican Lincoln Project

Is this The Lincoln Project’s final shot in its Republicans-against-Trump campaign? November 3 is looming after all and an emotional plea for people to vote for Democrat Joe Biden will take some topping. Selective of course, but that’s advertising for ...

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Is Biden winning the presidential psychology battle?

Elections are good news for polling companies and others occupying the murky waters of research-based prediction, but dangerous too. What if they keep getting it wrong? Brand Keys is an interesting player, purporting to measure “voter enthusiasm,” the likelihood of ...

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Nike tiptoes into the election with plea to vote

What’s Nike up to with this new ad from Wieden+Kennedy urging Americans to vote on November 3? Is founder and chairman emeritus Phil Knight a Trump or a Biden man? Nike, of course, is famous for its Colin Kaepernick black ...

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More ‘Mourning in America’ from Lincoln Project – attacking ‘pitch man’ Trump

This’ll cheer you up. The anti-Trump Republicans are running a state-by-state ‘Mourning in America’ series of ads highlighting the coronavirus wreckage. Here’s Pennsylvania. Powerful yes but Donald Trump is now asserting (in the latest presidential debate) that it will all ...

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US creative duo make voter plea with ‘Voices’

US ad creative Matthew Branning and film director Björn Rühmann have dramatised their concerns about low voter turnout in increasingly close US elections with a new film – ‘Voices’ – showing the consequences of not voting. The US max is ...

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Blind Pig and Beastie Boys bat for stay at home Biden

Joe Biden has raised twice as much ad money as Donald Trump according to reports, which is handy as he maintains a presence on the airwaves as Trump barnstorms around the country in his inimitable way. Here’s one of the ...

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