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Fighting the Rise in LGBTQ Abuse with The Gate London

Not all the consequences of COVID-19 make the headlines. A simple sentence, enough to have us focus in on one of the unspoken issues of the pandemic. LGBTQ abuse has risen tremendously during lockdown, and social distancing has pulled off the plug...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Women’s Equality Party launches ads against abuse in Westminster

The Women’s Equality Party (WEP) has launched a series of ads asking why MPs facing unresolved allegations of harassment and abuse have been allowed to keep their jobs. WEP’s poster, print and social media ads (below), created by Quiet...

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Leaders

DDB reach out to parents to prevent child drug abuse

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids (PDFK) is a national nonprofit organisation in the US that works to reduce substance abuse among adolescents by supporting families and reaching out to at-risk teenagers. DDB California is collaborating with them on...

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Leaders

Use and abuse. Can we really make the internet a safer place?

Yesterday was 'Internet Safety Day'. Which pretty much proves the pointlessness of things having days dedicated to them. Unless the internet was substantially and provably safer for the entirety of 11th February 2014, or yesterday marked the point...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Inspiration

Campaign to bring back Page 3 proves scars can be sexy #BehindTheIdea

Eleven years on from the start of the No More Page 3 campaign, which saw women’s rights advocates bring an end to the controversial topless pin-up page, feminist and sex positive porn pioneer Erika Lust is leading a campaign called ‘One...

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How to Deal with Abusive Clients in 10 Easy Steps #MentalHealthMonth

Anyone that’s been working within the creative industries for any significant length of time will probably have a few horror stories to share when it comes to being on the receiving end of an unwarranted torrent of abuse. We don’t like to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

The grim future of Threads #FutureMonth

Tangerine’s social strategist, Ciaran Howley, takes on Threads and its impact (or lack thereof) on the industry, now it’s been live for a couple of weeks. Weeks on from the roaring success of Meta’s X/Twitter killer Threads’...

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Inspiration

#MemberSpotlight on graphic designer Anna Wilson

How did you get into the industry? Although I studied journalism, I’ve always loved design. I taught myself the basics of Adobe programmes and would learn as much as I could on the job from in-house designers. I then took a year-long...

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Industry

Can Twitter clean up its act in the Elon Musk era?

The deal to acquire Twitter is done. Elon Musk has now completed his $44bn takeover of the social media company. But while many of us have been distracted by the ‘will he, won’t he?’ headlines over recent months, perhaps what we...

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Inspiration

The best OOH campaigns of the 21st century according to the experts

COVID might not be in the rearview mirror just yet but it’s at least starting to feel like it. So, with the first traces of sunshine now officially hitting our high streets, we thought it was about time to take a look at a marketing medium that...

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We should start rewarding failure

Henry Ford believed that “failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” Yes, that Henry Ford. The man we all know from history for being incredibly successful in the car business had actually failed...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Workshop

How to avoid being bullied by your client

You can hear horror stories from all over the industry, and unfortunately any agency leader can tell you that they are far too common. Clients leveraging their influence and the power of their wallets to have agencies submit to abusive behaviour,...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Leaders

Why 2021 must become the year of inclusive workplaces

Though Covid has somewhat strengthened some workplace ties between employees, there's still a significant portion of the workforce which doesn't exactly feel more connected than before. In fact, this physical distance seems to have hurt the industry...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Creating Sustainable Brands: a Feature with Friends of the Earth

We’ve all witnessed the push to sustainability in the past decade. What were once talks in the realm of the ‘nice to have’ or some barely formed concerns about the health of our planet have now transformed into sheer fear for some...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Inspiration

Slices of Creativity - #MemberSpotlight

Whoever has been in the industry for a long time knows that there is no fixed way to perform tasks or achieve effective results. The story and creative process of Motion Graphics Designer Jonathan Chen demonstrate that quite well. No matter the kind...

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Workshop

Can I use George Orwell's legacy in my works?

Every time politics gets into the frame, it is tempting to resort to one of the first world-recognised writers of dystopian fiction, George Orwell, to pay a much heartfelt tribute to such a great master of English literature. Well, as of January...

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