Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we chart the media landscape, we list the thirty ad people you should be following on Twitter, and we wonder if advertising can beat the alt-right.
We spoke with the executive producer behind Q&A, Peter McEvoy and discovered how they pick the tweets that appear on the show, how they assemble the audience and how they ensure the conversation is genuinely national.
We spoke with Steve Pettaras, the scientific mind behind Australia’s premier alkaline water product Alka Power about the misconceptions in the bottled water market, and how success doesn’t guarantee safety.
We spoke with the Global Ceo of TrinityP3, Darren Woolley about the quickly growing digital space, and the importance of marketing mirroring strategy.
After his neighbours refused to install frosted windows, a suburbanite decided to go entirely naked to prove his point. That his privacy is what he treasured above everything. Right.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the 2020 economic forecast, the four traits every media agency should have and the failure of Adtech.
Passing the investigation over to an independent body, the government has moved to halt institutional torture in places such as Manus and Don Dale. However, the battle is far from being won.
According to studies, an increase in testosterone and metabolic “fight or flight” changes indicate a possible link between violent crime and rising temperatures.
The Queensland Government is pushing to force domestic violence defendants to wear electronic tracking devices. The plaintiffs agree, but is it the right move?
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we hear from a digi-veteran, look at youth shakeup and check out predicted trends of 2017.
In the international measure of governmental accountability, Australia is slipping to outside the top ten. Mind you, we’re ahead of the US, so, could be worse. Aussie, Aussie, etc?
Over in the land of the brave, a woman didn’t take “no” for an answer lightly, stabbing her boyfriend who refused to participate in a threesome. Classy.
TBS spoke with Erfan Daliri, the mind behind Newkind Festival, a physical and intellectual boot camp all in the name of meaningful social change.
Despite the money and brain power spent on developing beverage brands, they all end up in the same garbage pile. As such, South Australia’s Container Deposit Scheme is long overdue in being taken nationwide.
A Russian entrepreneur has created a start-up where she turns up and warms your bed for a price. And no, not like that. Grow up you lot.
In response to a quote from a business he thought was unreasonable, a customer took to Google to leave a negative review, and it’s snowballed all the way to the Supreme Court.
As it stands, it is a criminal offence for government employees to release information, which has no modifier for whistleblowers. Time for a change.
It’s hard enough to run a small business without the threat of asset-stripping leaving us exposed to the elements. Thankfully our partners at Asset.Guru have got us covered.
Designs which meld the past and present are the end product of a long journey of self discovery walked by founder of the brand, Lena Kasparian.
Well. It seems that we, Gen X are substantially more addicted to social media than our millennial contemporaries. Bugger it.
According to some recent (and ancient) research, January is the month most likely to cause fracture in your relationship. Just today and tomorrow hang in there, yeah?