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The Marketer: Kyle goes coconuts

He’s better known for his controversial radio show on 2DayFM, but Kyle Sandilands is branching out. Damian Francis catches up with Sandilands and his business partners David Freeman and Andrew Hawkins to find out where. more »

Newsmaker: Jonathan Mildenhall

Two years ago, Jonathan Mildenhall blew the 10,000-plus delegates at Cannes away with The Coca-Cola Company’s new content manifesto, ‘Liquid and Linked Ideas’. he talks to Paul McIntyre. more »

The Big Picture: The ultimate sell

Advertising is used to sell the public on many things, but the stakes are highest when it’s used to determine who should have controlling power over our national affairs. Wenlei Ma reports. more »

Mouth Off: Can advertising save Julia Gillard and Labor?

After a series of disastrous polls, the Gillard Government looks to be headed for electoral annihilation come September 14. more »

The Marketer: Ruslan Kogan

Ruslan Kogan is the straight-talking tech guru turning the tables on bricks-and-mortar electronics retailers. Paul McIntyre finds out how. more »

Editor's Letter: Monkey magic

After a couple of weeks of big news – so as not to pick out anyone over the rest – this editorial is dedicated to us, writes Damian Francis. more »

The Sell: Katie Rigg-Smith, Kerry Field and Anathea Ruys

Women lay claim to just 26% of management roles in agencies. At Mindshare, of a leadership team of six, four are female. Damian Francis asks three how they closed the gender divide. more »

Newsmaker: Garry Linnell

He's been smashed by the best of them – Kerry Packer included. But Garry Linnell has yet to be savaged on the landmark end to weekday broadsheet papers The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. Paul McIntyre reports. more »

The Big Picture: Celebrity networks

The 'third wave' of celebrity collaboration with brands is underway. It's no longer just about the name but the power and breadth of their personal social networks. Paul McIntyre and Wenlei Ma report. more »

The Marketer: Jeremy Reid

Jeremy Reid talks to Paul McIntyre about his bold new product sampling venture and why it will seriously shake up the field marketing establishment. more »



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