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Asia-Pacific Marketing Wrap

Australian screen industry’s ‘criminal network’ of men needs to be dismantled, researcher suggests, mumbrella.com.au

Uber pranks Singapore drivers with carpark ‘choping’ stunt, mumbrella.asia

Exclusively exclusive, when everyone is happy to get a scoop, mumbrella.com.au

ADMA Creative School reveals its best and brightest, bandt.com.au

Pause Fest launches 2018 Festival with implanted microchip VIP tickets via The Taboo Group, campaignbrief.com

Isentia’s job cuts ‘short-sighted’ and ’emblematic of poor business practice’ says MEAA’s McInerney, mumbrella.com.au

Cuba Gooding Jr. picks up his new iPhone X in the latest installment for Optus via Emotive, campaignbrief.com

Sunday Age reprimanded for refusing to correct story of suspect’s strip search, mumbrella.com.au

Constrained by circumstance – what Seven’s AGM really told us about Australia’s media industry, mumbrella.com.au

Optus rolls out new in-house creative agency ‘Yes Agency’, mumbrella.com.au

Global Marketing Wrap

Here’s the One Word You Should Never Say to Parents Who Have Kids With Down Syndrome, adweek.com

Airbnb Unveils Its Geekiest Rental Yet: A Night at the Lego House, adweek.com

72andSunny, VML Become the First Agencies Certified by 3% Movement, adage.com

Ridiculously Nice Ad for a Crappy 1996 Honda Boosts the Asking Price by 300 Times, adweek.com

Bose Made Some Lovely, Moving Ads About the Emotional Power of Music, adweek.com

3% Conference asks the youngest generation about their successful mothers and gets interesting answers, thedrum.com

Cheatsheet: What you need to know about influencer fraud, digiday.com

Agency Leaders Call on Industry to Take Stronger Action on Sexual Harassment, adweek.com

Snickers Got a Whole TV Channel to Act Weird When It Was Hungry in Great Media Stunt, adweek.com

‘It’s not the silver bullet’: Media buyers see limits on the impact of ads.txt, digiday.com

Social Media Wrap

Trump's Twitter account mysteriously disappears – for five minutes, theguardian.com

Twitter Sidestepped Russian Account Warnings, Former Worker Says, bloomberg.com

Do social media threaten democracy? – Scandal, outrage and politics, economist.com

The College Kids Doing What Twitter Won't, wired.com

The Washington Post, Miami Herald, InfoWars and other U.S. sites spread Russian propaganda from Twitter, recode.net

Can Germany Fix Facebook?, theatlantic.com

Once considered a boon to democracy, social media looks like its nemesis, economist.com

Sources: billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who holds large stakes in Twitter, Lyft, and Apple, arrested in apparent power consolidation, wsj.com

Facebook and Google Are Actually 'Net States.' And They Rule the World, wired.com

Pew: 26% of US adults get news from two or more social media sites, up from 15% in 2013 and 18% in 2016; 50% of Facebook news users get news via Facebook alone, pewresearch.org

All In

America is facing an epistemic crisis, vox.com

Appalachian miners reject retraining because they think coal will make comeback, reuters.com

DNAinfo and Gothamist Are Shutting Down, nytimes.com

Prosecutors Weigh Charging Russians Over DNC Hacking, wsj.com

Communism’s Bloody Century, wsj.com

The First Woman to Translate the ‘Odyssey’ into English, nytimes.com

The iPhone X Is the Beginning of the End for Apple, fortune.com

X-Men: The Animated Series – Unlikely Story of the '90s Cartoon Hit, hollywoodreporter.com

Average Bitcoin transaction uses 215 KWh of energy, enough to run an average US house for nearly a week; there are currently 300K Bitcoin transactions per day, vice.com

For the love of Earth, stop traveling, washingtonpost.com

The time when America stopped being great, bbc.co.uk