By Mike Canavan I recently came across a wonderful piece by Cartoonist Michael Leunig, a man who has a unique understanding of people, politics and read more …Continue reading The Truth In Cartoons
By Mike Canavan “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. read more …Continue reading Forgotten But Not Gone. Ageism In Advertising & Marketing (Part 1)
The unthinkable is just about to happen. A summer without live free to air cricket. Kerry Packer must be turning in his grave. Sports fans read more …Continue reading Howzat: Cricket Australia Stumped
An ACMA investigation has found KIIS 1065 in breach of rules relating to generally accepted standards of decency due to comments made by Kyle Sandilands about the Virgin Mary and Christian read more …Continue reading Sandilands Breaches Standards Of Decency Yet Again
By Mike Canavan Ancient folklore in Scandinavian and Norse mythology speaks of trolls as: “ugly deformed creatures who dwelt in isolated rocky outcrops, mountains, or caves. read more …Continue reading Don’t Feed The Trolls?
Read “Finally, Ita Speaks…” Part 1 >> By Mike Canavan Sadly, the reason that Ita is having such difficulties understanding the millennial ethos is that read more …Continue reading Finally, Ita Speaks… But Has She Opened Pandora’s Box? (Part 2)
By Mike Canavan Google has been told to “stop the scare tactics” and negotiate a fair agreement with media companies, with the tech giant accused read more …Continue reading Google Launches A Major Scare Campaign
By Patrick West With the up and coming release of the latest Bond franchise “No Time To Die”, the age old question is put before read more …Continue reading Who is the best James Bond?
By Mike Canavan Let me first say I have been an admirer of Ita Buttrose from the first time I met her in the very read more …Continue reading Finally, Ita Speaks And Tells It As It Is (Part 1)
By Les Binet, adamandeveDDB I don’t know about you, but I feel overwhelmed by the flood of COVID-19-related research that keeps pouring into my inbox. read more …Continue reading Marketers Need To Take A More Nuanced And Thoughtful Approach To The COVID-19 Crisis
With apologies to Sir Robert Gordon Menzies. 3 September 1939. Sergeant Gordon Ayre MM assists wounded mate, Private Wally Johnson; PNG 1943. By Mike Canavan. read more …Continue reading My Fellow Australians, It Is My Melancholy Duty To Inform You We Are At War!
By Shirley Li Just when you thought you had heard everything, along comes ‘Intimacy co-ordinators’ they have become popular guides on TV and film sets read more …Continue reading Will Sex Scenes Survive The Pandemic?
By Marcus Honesta It’s spreading like Covid-19 in the USA. Major multinational companies including Coca-Cola, Starbucks, Verizon and Unilever have joined forces to boycott Facebook read more …Continue reading Major Brands Boycott Advertising On Facebook Cost Zuckerberg $72 billion.
By Mike Canavan The iconic Australian kangaroo has been dumped as our national logo in favour for an abstract depiction of the yellow wattle. Trade read more …Continue reading Iconic Kangaroo Ditched In Favour Of Abstract New Logo. Birmingham Strikes Again.
By Mike Canavan The new alter of political correctness has moved from mainstream media and university campuses to the anonymity of social media. Anonymous, politically read more …Continue reading Our Free Speech Is Being Sacrificed On The Altar Of The ‘PC Offence Culture’
By Mike Canavan It is with great concern that I read this last week HBO Max has seen fit to remove one of the greatest read more …Continue reading ‘Gone With The Wind’ – One Only Wishes They Would
By Mike Canavan. The words of Emma Lazarus’s famous 1883 sonnet “The New Colossus” have never seemed more distant than they are today in the read more …Continue reading Land Of The Free And Hope Of The Brave – But Not Today
Mark Zuckerberg is under fire from his own employees over Facebook’s stance on content moderation. By Scott Nover with Marcus Honesta Employees tweeted their discontent read more …Continue reading Zuckerberg Is In Hot Water Again – But This Time From His Own People In Trump vs Twitter.
TikTok has seen explosive growth during quarantine as people have the time to explore it. By Scott Nover More millennials are finding their way to the read more …Continue reading TikTok Is Growing Up, And So Are Its Users
By Mike Canavan The world is very different today — and not just because of the coronavirus. Events seem to turn it more quickly: Viruses read more …Continue reading What Our Future Leaders Must Learn From The Mistakes Of Coronavirus
By Jeremy Lee with Marcus Honesta. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg may well call “The JobKeeper” payment scheme an essential lifeline to the business, but as night follows day read more …Continue reading Lessons From The Front Line Dealing With Redundancy
By Mike Canavan What makes one business more essential than another? If indeed “we are all in this together”- surely it stands to reason that read more …Continue reading Are you an Essential Business in Australia?
By Nicole Lee Ever since the pandemic lockdown began, I’ve video-chatted more than I ever have before. If it’s not Google Meet with colleagues, it’s read more …Continue reading Why I Hate Video Conferences
By Natalie Graeme Agency co-founder of Uncommon believes this crisis will compel more businesses to implement flexible working practices. Natalie Graeme, co-founder of Uncommon Creative read more …Continue reading Uncommon’s Natalie Graeme On Navigating Uncertainty And Making Work More Flexible
By Mike Canavan. Welcome back to part four of “What will our world will be like after the Coronavirus Pandemic”. In this piece I thought read more …Continue reading What Will Our World Be Like After The Coronavirus Pandemic? (Part4)
42% say they drink while working from home due to coronavirus. By Kyle McCarthy with Marcus Honesta For more than a month now, millions of read more …Continue reading Well It’s Official – Advertising And Marketing Agencies Still Like A Drink
By Mark Ritson Budget Direct has a new ad to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The two recurring characters from its long-running advertising series, lead detective read more …Continue reading It’s Easier To Sell Pre-Coronavirus Story
By Mike Canavan Welcome to Part 3 of our series “What will our world be like after the Coronavirus Pandemic”? I hope you are finding read more …Continue reading What Will Our World Be Like After The Coronavirus Pandemic (Part3)
By Nicola Kemp This is not another article on how to achieve the perfect work/life balance while also effortlessly home-schooling children. That is simply impossible. read more …Continue reading How To Fail At Working From Home With Kids
By Mike D Canavan Whilst, I truly believe that our political leaders are doing what they perceive to be the best they can in these read more …Continue reading Hope For The Future (Part1)