TVNewser Show TVNewser TVSpy LostRemote SocialTimes AllFacebook FishbowlNY FishbowlDC PRNewser 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Thursday Morning Stir

-HTC has launched a review of its global media planning/buying account, which is estimated to be worth around $157 million. link

-To raise awareness for their so-called “shwopping” scheme, British retailer Marks & Spencer and Oxfam have created a Union Jack flag out of 2100 unwanted items of clothing (above). The contributed garments will now be recycled via Oxfam.

-Blink and you might’ve missed a rather unusual takeover of Subway’s Facebook page yesterday. link

-MSL D.C. managing director Neil Dhillon seems to be in favor of Mitt Romney‘s VP pick. link

-With the usual absurd/amusing headline in tow, the New York Post claims New Yorkers are divided when it comes to David Beckham‘s new underwear ads for H&M. link

-Is is SXSW panel picking time already? Well, the Barbarians are shamelessly plugging their session ideas. Feel free to weigh in. link

 

Mediabistro Course

Storytelling for Media Professionals

Storytelling for Media ProfessionalsStarting April 22, this in-person workshop will teach you the specific ways to incorporate storytelling into your personal and professional life. Students will examine the role of storytelling in business and put their newfound skills into practice with a series of improvisation, writing, and presentation exercises designed to help them uncover personal stories. Register now!