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IS look to Satchi & Satchi for PR

Mohammed Ahmad, head of Public Relations for Islamic State has admitted that his department isn’t performing as well as he expected. ‘I felt the timing of the name change from ISIS to IS was a mistake, plus I was gutted when my favoured choice of rebranding name, Consignia, wasn’t available’ he said.

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Posted: Aug 27th, 2014
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Ad agencies employing qualified ‘emotional rapists’ over Christmas period

Must have must have must haves. Everywhere.Advertising agencies have taken to hiring freelance emotional rapists in order to fulfil retailers’ demands for increasingly cynical and manipulative Christmas commercials.

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Posted: Dec 1st, 2013
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Samaritans criticised for cold-calling campaign

Following a huge number of complaints to Ofcom, the national charity Samaritans has been criticized for embarking upon a cold calling campaign across the UK.

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Posted: Oct 17th, 2012
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Advertising watchdog criticises ‘misleading’ toilet graffiti

The adverts, traditionally scrawled in biro or marker by traders offering a range of services in the local area, have been undermined by a flood of empty promises.

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Posted: Oct 9th, 2012
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Canines criticise rescue centre for ‘irresponsible promotion’ of size-zero dogs

Published photos of a malnourished rescued dog dubbed ‘the thinnest dog seen alive’ have left other canines feeling unhappy with the way they look.

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Posted: Jun 1st, 2012
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