Weekly topic: Brand Presence a…

Weekly topic: Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

EthicalBrands.com concludes the series on brands at Christmas by discussing the presence of brands in 2… Read More
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2015: A Grey Year for Guatemalan Brands

Elizabeth Rojas critizises the conservative strategies of many brands and exhorts them to build a more emot… Read More
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Face to Face:Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

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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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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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16/12/2015 By Michael Moore Today I went & stood in front of Trump Tower & held a sign until the police came. Then I went home & wrote Donald a letter. Here it is: Dear Donald Trump: You may remember (you do, after all, have a “perfect memory!”), that we met back in November of 1998 in the green room …

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Yahoo spends like a tech company, but struggles like a media company


14/12/2015 Via Mashable: “Know thyself.” It is one of the Delphic maxims of ancient Greece, carved into the Temple of Apollo. It is sage advice but also a warning — one that Yahoo and its CEO Marissa Mayer still have not heeded. Is Yahoo a media company or a tech company? That’s the central question that has dogged the once-dominant …

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Why Camille Paglia’s ‘Nazi Barbie’ Takedown of Taylor Swift Is Spot-On

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12/12/2015 By Lizzie Crocker published on The Daily Beast The cultural critic Camille Paglia rightly skewered the clownish #girlsquad antics of Taylor Swift. There’s very little feminism in it. Taylor Swift, progenitor of the celebrity #girlsquad movement, officially initiatedBlake Lively into her benevolent blonde power circle this week. Swift announced their friendship in an Instagram post of the two jumping …

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Bret Easton Ellis on Living in the Cult of Likability

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08/12/2015 By Bret Easton Ellis for Turning Points (a NY Times  magazine that explores what critical moments from this year might mean for the year ahead) Turning Point: Uber becomes one of the world’s most valuable start-ups. On a recent episode of the television series “South Park,” the character Cartman and other townspeople who are enthralled with Yelp, the app that …

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American Muslims raise more than $100,000 for families of San Bernardino shooting victims

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08/12/2015 Via LA Times: Faisal Qazi had no idea the shooters who massacred 14 people in San Bernardino last week were Muslims, like himself. The Pomona-based neurologist only knew that the victims and their families were his Inland Empire neighbors, and his faith obligated him to help. Qazi started small, hoping to raise $20,000 through his health nonprofit. But Islamic …

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After Coldplay’s Snub, Why Does Spotify Cling to Free Music?

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04/12/2015 Via Bloomberg Business: When Apple Music users opened their apps this morning, they found Coldplay’s new album, A Head Full of Dreams, waiting for them. Spotify subscribers have to do without. The British rock band is the latest big act to hold a new album off the world’s leading streaming service, in the latest rejection of Spotify’s insistence that artists include their music in the free, ad-supported version …

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