One Bird Records digital singles label launches

Gerald Lynch Digital Music, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

One Bird Records, a new London-based independent record label, has just launched. Focussing on digital distribution, One Bird Records looks set to be a one-stop haven for up and coming artists, blurring the lines between record label, artist management, A&R,…

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Target refuses to talk to blogger: not traditional enough

Andy Merrett Web 2.0 Leave a Comment

target_with_arrow.jpgThe US retail chain Target, described by the New York Times as “the ever-hip, contemporary retailer”, reportedly refused to talk about one of their advertising campaigns with a young blogger who found them offensive, because they were not part of the mainstream (traditional) media.

When Amy Jussel from ShapingYouth.org, called Target to complain about an ad which showed a woman splayed across a target pattern, she was met with the stock PR response, “Unfortunately we are unable to respond to your inquiry because Target does not participate with nontraditional media outlets.”

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