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We have 140 blogposts about media related communication and remarkable use of media by non-profit organisations.

  • Hilarious poster campaign celebrates “adult” cartoons

    By on 28 June 2013

    I love this campaign for the Ottawa International Animation Festival. It’s like “Where the Wild Things Are” meets Adult Swim. According to the Festival site, “the Ottawa International Animation Festival presents the world’s most cutting-edge, quirky and important animation...

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  • Dictators wish Journalists a “Happy Press Freedom Day”

    By on 3 May 2013

    Reporters without Borders have made my day. Well they have made many journalists day. They have put in pictures what corrupt, autocratic and authoritarian regimes, policies and laws do to journalists everyday. According to Reporters Without Borders, so far...

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  • Urgent request: Please behave as Putin comes along in Amsterdam

    By on 6 April 2013

    Smart campaign from Amnesty International broadcasted on the Dutch television in the run-up to the visit from Russian President Putin to Amsterdam. Translated transcript: Urgent request. On Monday, April 8, the Russian President Putin visits Amsterdam. This visit is...

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  • Canada’s top-level domain is migrating from .ca to .eh?

    By on 1 April 2013

    Byron Holland, president and CEO of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (cira.ca) took to the internet today to announce a change to the .ca top-level domain (TLD). Explaining that it didn’t seem “Canadian enough,” he outlined a plan to...

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  • How can you see the truth if it cannot be told?

    By on 17 February 2013

    Everyone has the right to be informed. This is the raison d’être of Reporters Without Borders, a French NGO that raises public awareness regarding the role of information. After an inspiring print campaign released in September 2012, Reporters Without...

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  • Map: 2013 World Press Freedom Index

    By on 30 January 2013

    Reporters sans frontières have released their latest Press Freedom Index, comparing “the attitudes and intentions of governments towards media freedom in the medium or long term.” Finland remains the most free, while at the bottom are Turkmenistan, North Korea...

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  • Don’t let your ass make an accidental 9-1-1 call

    By on 27 January 2013

    That’s the underlying message of this ad for E-Comm, the organization that manages emergency “9-1-1” calls in the Vancouver region of Canada. Using a custom QR code, the ad asks smartphone users to use their reader apps to uncover...

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  • Love Issue now in print: What Do You Miss?

    By on 6 January 2013

    Our regular visitors know that I’m a fan of Oitzarisme, the blog from Constantin Nimigean about photography. And from his magazine Love Issue. It is about Love & Issues. Recently he published the first Love Issue edition in print....

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  • How advertisers failed women in 2012

    By on 11 December 2012

    Miss Representation, the movement behind the documentary about sexism in media by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, recently released this compilation of sexual objectification of women in advertising in 2012:   Most of these campaigns will be familiar to anyone who...

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  • Color Adds Depth: Celebrating diversity in marketing and media industries

    By on 2 October 2012

    As working in the European advertising and media industry with a lot of contacts in the similar Anglo American world I know that it is a predominantly white business. That what this new campaign from the AdColor Awards is...

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