The full agenda for Festival of News on Thursday 9 June has been released, with sessions on politics and campaigning to brand safety and more. This week, we revealed our panel of leading sports writers, who will be tackling big issues including the successes and shame at last year’s Euros and surging interest in women’s sports. See our sterling speakers and register for your free place here.
Elsewhere, we sat down for 10 minutes with Spark Foundry’s group account director Emily Craig. Craig spoke about the exact moment she knows when holidays are coming, how to let go of mistakes and why the All Together ‘Stay at home’ Covid cover wraps are her favourite news brand ad campaign.
Check out this week’s summery stand out ads gallery including Fortnum & Mason and Sainsbury’s, a stellar night for news brands at the British Media Awards and more news from news brands below.
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QUOTE OF THE WEEK:
With so much going on in the world it can often confuse and overwhelm us. Quality journalism gives us the tools to try and make sense of what is happening around us. Journalism’s role in challenging power and informing the public is fundamental to the fabric of our society.Emily Craig, group account director at Spark Foundry, on why journalism matters