TWTW #35 – C4 Fights Hate Speech, The Moon Goes on Tour & The Awards for Funny Animal Pics

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14.09.2018

This week Trump claimed the Puerto Rico hurricane response was a success and Russia claimed the Skripal suspects are tourists.

But on a lighter note, here are five other things to sum up the week that was:

Everyone thinks Channel 4 should be ‘All In. Leeds.’

Sparked by the bid to make Leeds the new home of Channel 4, the city’s agency community (including us!) have teamed up to share the love and encourage the broadcaster to make the wise choice.

 

Also, talking of Channel 4…

 

Channel 4 hits back at online trolls with shocking short film

After trolls abused several actors from recent adverts which addressed diversity, Channel 4 partnered with its advertisers to produce a Black Mirror-esq short film to show how hate speech online can harm people IRL.

 

 

We didn’t know the moon was on a world tour – until now

Ok, we all know the moon ‘tours’ the world every month. But many don’t realise that it’s been on an up-close-and-personal tour as the ‘Museum of the Moon’ project.

 

 

Us ilksters have been in the know for a while, though. It was hard to miss when the glowing orb took up residence right outside our front door a couple of years ago…

 

 

RNIB releases ‘see the person, not the sight loss’ campaign

The Royal National Institute of Blind People is trying to shake its old-fashioned image by producing a light-hearted campaign, proving that people haven’t lost their personalities just because they’ve lost their sight.

 

 

And finally…

What do you mean you’ve never heard of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards!? You have to see these pics. Now.

It’s award winning photography y’know, so feel less guilty: this is high-brow stuff.