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Weekly topic: Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

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2015: A Grey Year for Guatemalan Brands

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Campbell Will Disclose GMOs on All Labels, Urges Feds to Make It Mandatory

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12/01/2016 Via Sustainable Brands: Whether or not you believe that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe for human consumption, the fact remains that the majority of American consumers support the labeling of GMO foods. Genetically engineered crops might be here to stay, but even so, it may be in the industry’s best interest to label products that contain them. This …

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Rolling Stone faces criticism over ‘El Chapo’ interview

Rolling Stone Sean Penn and El Chapo Guzmán

10/01/2016 Via Associated Press: It was a big scoop, and one Rolling Stone may well regret. The magazine made stunning news over the weekend by revealing that actor Sean Penn landed a rare interview last fall with the notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman while Guzman was on the run after escaping through a tunnel from a maximum-security Mexican …

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Macy’s Announces Thousands Of Job Cuts

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07/01/2016 Via Huffpost Business: Macy’s is cutting up to 4,800 jobs and has slashed its profit outlook after a miserable holiday season. The nation’s largest department store chain, which also operates upscale Bloomingdale’s, said about 2,110 of the job cuts will come from reducing staffing levels at stores, eliminating duplications in back office operations and consolidating regional store groups. The …

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FBI to begin tracking animal cruelty cases in Ohio

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05/01/2015 Via WTDN: Animal cruelty has become such a problem for law enforcement the FBI is taking action. Beginning in January of 2016 the FBI will track animal cruelty cases in Ohio and the nation. Before now, animal abuse fell under an ‘other’ category lumped together with other less serious crimes, said Mark Kumpf with the Montgomery County Animal Resource …

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Spotify is being sued for $150 million over unpaid royalties

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29/12/2015 Via The Verge, by Lizzie Plaugic: Musician David Lowery has filed a class action lawsuit against Spotify, claiming the streaming service knowingly distributes copyrighted content, Billboard reports. Lowery is seeking at least $150 million in damages for the illegal distribution of several of his songs. Lowery’s complaint alleges Spotify causes “substantial harm and injury to the copyright holders” by intentionally …

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5 truths about the unconventional modern career path

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Via Mashable: Technological advancements and the “digital workplace” affect everything about how young professionals and seasoned job seekers mold their future career paths. From traditional industries like finance or retail to flexible jobs at startups, today’s career landscape looks drastically different than it did even as few as ten years ago. While technology is fundamentally changing the nature of many …

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All Mariah Carey wants for Christmas… is a festive streaming payout

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24/12/2015 Via The Guardian: Justin Bieber may be gracefully trying to bow out of the race for Christmas number one in the UK by encouraging fans to buy the rival NHS Choir song, but further down the chart there’s another notable festive trend. Older Christmas songs by Mariah Carey, The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, Wham, Shakin’ Stevens, Wizzard and Chris …

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2015 the year of… sad girls and sad boys

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22/12/2015 By Alice Newell-Hanson published on i-D Everyone from Drake to Angela Merkel to the man listening to Adele on the subway next to you cried this year. Why did we all have so many feels? One Sunday morning this past October, a New York math teacher named Will Collins became an accidental hero. A day after his team’s playoff …

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Edward Snowden: Clinton’s Call for a ‘Manhattan-Like Project’ Is Terrifying

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20/12/2015 Via Rolling Stone: The Democratic debate Saturday night featured familiar themes: Bernie Sanders hit Hillary Clinton as beholden to Wall Street, Clinton hit Sanders as soft on gun control, Martin O’Malley had a tough time getting a word in edgewise — as this sad exchange with moderator Martha Raddatz demonstrates: O’MALLEY: Martha, may I — Martha, may I… RADDATZ: No, …

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Steve Harvey Needs to Do Damage Control in the Next 24 Hours

Steve Harvey Twitter apology misspells countries

21/12/2015 Vía Yahoo Celebrity: As far as mistakes go, Steve Harvey made a biggie. By now you know that the well-liked comedian/talk show personality/game show host royally botched his one job as emcee of the Miss Universe pageant by incorrectly naming Miss Colombia the winner when the title actually went to Miss Philippines. Thanks to social media, he was immediately …

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