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2: Sex, lies and Dave
Feb 20, 2020 · 46 min
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Artists like Dave and Stormzy stood out at this year's Brit Awards. But how culturally relevant is the annual music bash in today's digital climate? 

This week we also focus on two important ads which launched in the last week: Durex is having a serious conversation about sex positivity and what effect freely available online pornography is having on society. And what does it say about political advertising when parties like the Greens decide to campaign on honesty above policies and personalities?

Thanks to Havas UK strategy partner Chantelle Begley and Creature London chief creative officer for being our guests alongside Campaign's creativity and culture editor Brittaney Kiefer. This week's episode is hosted by Campaign's global tech editor Omar Oakes and edited by Ben Londesbrough. And big thanks to Publicis Groupe's Prodigious studio for hosting us!

Running order:
(3.50) The Brit Awards - are we only talking about it because of Dave's amazing performance? 
(11.04) Durex: what role can brands play in promoting sex positivity?
(24.40) The Green Party: have we truly arrived in a post-truth political dystopia?
(40.00) Declarations, inspirations and impromptu book recommendations

(Note: ITV scored an average TV audience of 3.8 million (4.4 million peak) for its Brit Awards coverage, down on last year’s 4.1 million average (4.8 million peak) - according to overnight ratings).

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