Women not tough enough for Today Programme says editor Thomas

Today editor Ceri Thomas is hardly the most popular person with his listeners, many of whom were outraged when presenter ‘posh’ Ed Stourton was defenstrated to make room for returning US correspondent Justin Webb. Now Thomas has told the BBC’s ...

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More bad news from mobile media – this time it’s geolocation

Ring, ring goes your phone when you’re passing a bordello as it knows you’ve got a thing about girls with aspidistras. You’ve just been geolocated, the great new thing in mobile marketing. There are times when too much knowledge is ...

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Another first for Rod Liddle – but was he right about afro-Caribbean crimes?

Rod Liddle, who now no longer appears to be in line to edit the Independent, is the first blogger to be censured by the Press Complaints Commission. This is for asserting, back in December, that afro-Caribbean young men were ‘overwhelmingly’ ...

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Richard Edelman on Anna Karenina and business

And the great man’s point is that businesses who regard humans as friends rather than enemies do best. A point Tolstoy makes in his great novel about a love affair interrupted by a train. But I do wonder if Richard ...

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Does having a Saatchi mean you win the election?

Especially when they seem to be playing for both sides. As Stephen Armstrong points out in this Guardian piece, the Tories have signed up M&C Saatchi to put the boot into Gordon Brown whereas the Labour Party’s agency Saatchi & ...

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Seven reasons why print is not dead yet

Twenty years after the launch of internet computing, a period during which global web traffic has grown at an average of 425 per cent a year, on a planet with over one billion active personal computers and over four billion ...

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Unilever sets the pace in digital media with new Lynx campaign by BBH on iAds

Unilever chief marketing officer Keith Weed is putting his company’s money where his mouth is with the new campaign for the Lynx Excite range, which will be spearheaded by an iAd promotion by BBH on Apple’s mobile advertising network. According ...

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