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Editor’s round-up: That’s enough about the election – let’s talk about exhibitions. And the election.

Whenever you cover an event – particularly one that goes on for a while – you always ask yourself the question ‘How much is too much?’.

Date: 30 April 2010   By: Simon Wicks

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Want my vote? Then tweet me

I was never really interested in politics at school. My younger brother studied it at A-level, but I couldn’t think of anything more boring. I watch the news every night but, as I approach my 30th birthday, I have not yet voted. Of course, I feel bad that women died in order to get me a vote. B...

Date: 30 April 2010   By: Joanne Dewberry

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Two ways to add to experiences through communication

To heighten an experience you can create expectations and/or you can condition the experience.

Date: 29 April 2010   By: Robert Craven

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Our favourite things - An election special II

The low-down on the blogs, tweets, books, podcasts, videos, websites and events that are keeping us inspired, entertained and informed during the election.

Date: 28 April 2010   By: James Ainsworth

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A load of old junk?

The front pages, the billboards, the TV debates… as the election race heats up, it’s become almost impossible to avoid thinking about where your vote might go on 6 May. As in all the best marketing campaigns, each political party is employing different tactics over a broad range of media t...

Date: 27 April 2010   By: Clare Bullock

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The need for Parliamentary reform

My view of the UK democratic process has changed almost overnight. Having sat through the excruciating second and third readings of the Digital Economy Bill, along with half of the Internet, it would seem my faith has been rocked.

Date: 26 April 2010   By: Ben Dyer

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The wisdom is in the crowds – hic!

If you cast your mind back to the Budget in late March, you’ll remember there was a particularly unpopular proposal to raise the tax duty on cider by 10 per cent. In Bristol (where at least part of the Marketing Donut is based), the response to this suggestion almost amounted to civil disorder ...

Date: 26 April 2010   By: James Ainsworth

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Editor’s round-up: It’s a madcap scheme, but it might just work

Here’s an insight into how things work on the Marketing Donut:...

Date: 23 April 2010   By: Simon Wicks