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Economist launches ad to highlight editorial independence

Economist launches ad to highlight editorial independence

The Economist Group, the publisher of The Economist, has launched a subscription campaign to highlight its editorial independence following its announced sale by Pearson last week.

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Press Association advises newspapers to remove 'real life' story after 'victim' is revealed as employee of PR firm Fuel

Press Association advises newspapers to remove 'real life' story after 'victim' is revealed as employee of PR firm Fuel

The Press Association has apologised to, and refunded, a number of national newspapers after it was revealed that the subject of one of its 'real life' features was in fact an employee of a PR firm representing...

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Trinity Mirror appoints BBC audience planner to Invention team

Trinity Mirror appoints BBC audience planner to Invention team

Trinity Mirror has hired Dean Matthewson, a senior audience planner at the BBC, as a senior planner in Invention, its creative solutions arm.

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Trinity Mirror granted permission to appeal £1.2m phone hacking damages

Trinity Mirror granted permission to appeal £1.2m phone hacking damages

Trinity Mirror has won permission to appeal the High Court's decision to pay "very substantial" damages to victims of phone hacking by its newspapers.

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'If Carlsberg did test matches': Speedy ad celebrates Ashes win

'If Carlsberg did test matches': Speedy ad celebrates Ashes win

Carlsberg, the Danish brewer, launched an ad celebrating England's Ashes cricket win creating a print ad in under three hours.

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Phone-hacking hits pre-tax profits at Trinity Mirror as newspaper ad revenues slump 19%

Phone-hacking hits pre-tax profits at Trinity Mirror as newspaper ad revenues slump 19%

Trinity Mirror's pre-tax profits for the first half of the year declined by 76 per cent to £12.1 million, partly as a result of the ongoing costs of phone hacking.

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FT looks to Rising Sun as print sales decline

FT looks to Rising Sun as print sales decline

Why did the title command such a high price when the future of the press has never been so uncertain?

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Maxus wins DMGT's DMG Media account

Maxus wins DMGT's DMG Media account

DMGT's division for Metro, the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday and MailOnline has appointed WPP's Maxus to handle its media planning and buying in the UK and the US, and to provide strategic advice.

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Things we like: The Sun's Nazi-salute scoop

Things we like: The Sun's Nazi-salute scoop

The Sun enjoyed that increasingly rare thing last weekend when it landed a genuine "world exclusive".

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Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner take out ad in FT to promote alien quest

Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner take out ad in FT to promote alien quest

Yuri Milner, the Russian tech investor, and scientists including Stephen Hawking have taken out an ad in the Financial Times to promote their $100 million (£64.2 million) quest to find out whether there...

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The Mail on Sunday's flight under Greig

The Mail on Sunday's flight under Greig

The ambitious editor has successfully led the Sunday newspaper to industry acclaim with its agenda-setting and divisive journalism. Geordie Greig talks to Arif Durrani.

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Mel Scott becomes first chief revenue officer at Mail Brands

Mel Scott becomes first chief revenue officer at Mail Brands

DMG Media has appointed MailOnline's Mel Scott as its first chief revenue officer of Mail Brands, a newly consolidated commercial operation that unites sales at the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday with MailOnline.

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Jonathan Durden's 'Djockitch' ad leads Wimbledon ad poll

Jonathan Durden's 'Djockitch' ad leads Wimbledon ad poll

Jonathan Durden, the PHD co-founder who launched a male grooming brand last year, achieved a marketing coup during this year's Wimbledon fortnight using a Novak Djokovic pun.

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The Sun Dream Team campaign features mug shots of 'cheating' fans

The Sun Dream Team campaign features mug shots of 'cheating' fans

News UK is launching its Dream Team campaign tomorrow, which will show up football fans who pick players from rival teams for its fantasy football league.

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Make a child cry, urges healthcare NGO

Make a child cry, urges healthcare NGO

Doctors of the World is telling people to "make a child cry" as part of a new global campaign.

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American Airlines partners with The Week to promote London-New York business class route

American Airlines partners with The Week to promote London-New York business class route

American Airlines has launched a campaign with The Week, the Dennis Publishing title, to promote its London to New York business class route.

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Why is everyone raving about Media360 2015?

Why is everyone raving about Media360 2015?

It's been a month since our first foray of Media360 by-the-sea, featuring more than 80 brands, and the response has been overwhelmingly positive. Take a look at our recap of what happened in Brighton.

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Helen Mirren's face not altered with camera tricks, rules ASA

Helen Mirren's face not altered with camera tricks, rules ASA

Dame Helen Mirren's "rejuvenated" appearance in a L'Oréal ad was not exaggerated to mislead people about the potency of moisturising cream, the ad watchdog has ruled.

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Asda brings back 'pocket tap' and adopts Walmart strap line in TV ad

Asda brings back 'pocket tap' and adopts Walmart strap line in TV ad

Asda has brought back its familiar pocket tap of years gone by in its new TV ad campaign that launches tonight.

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Direct Line's Winston Wolf returns to 'get the fudge out of Rog'

Direct Line's Winston Wolf returns to 'get the fudge out of Rog'

Direct Line, the insurance company, has launched another ad starring Harvey Keitel as Winston Wolf from Pulp Fiction.

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