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Faith in government data is slipping

Josie Allchin

One of the less noticed effects of the US shutdown has been the major disruption it has caused to government data collection. Since the shutdown came into effect on 1 October, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has stopped collecting price data and has also ceased its review of last month’s data. According to Forbes, it is very possible that the federal agency will not produce a consumer price index for October, resulting in a gaping hole in the country’s economic records that will hinder the decision making ability of politicians and businesses.


Wonga to launch branded feature-length movie

Seb Joseph

Wonga is funding a branded feature-length movie starring real customers to depict what it claims are the “real” reasons why people borrow money from the payday lender as it steps up efforts to shift perceptions. 

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Government in fresh marcomms efficiency drive

Lara O'Reilly

The Government is introducing mandatory evaluation of all departmental marcomms activity and a new “professional” body to try and raise marketing capability standards across Whitehall as it continues to look for ways to make its vastly reduced budget go further. 


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