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“People say press is dead” – Rémi Babinet’s frank letter to the Cannes press jury

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We all know that readership of print is going down, and adspend on digital is going up.

But that doesn’t mean we should forget the beauty of a printed page.

We’ve got hold of a letter sent from Rémi Babinet, the BETC co-founder and chair of this year’s press jury at Cannes Lions, to his fellow jurors. It’s a rallying call to support print: a lovesong to advertising on paper.
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“People say press is dead, that everything is moving online. But I don’t see it that way. We still have the opportunity to use this medium to broadcast the most creative of ideas and it is our work  that is helping to keep press alive.  

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It all starts now: Welcome to Campaign@Cannes

Welcome to Campaign@Cannes, your hub for whatever’s going on at Cannes Lions this year – wherever and whenever it’s happening.

This international, 24-hour blog draws on journalists from Campaign, Marketing, Brand Republic, PR Week, Campaign Asia-Pacific, Campaign India and Campaign Turkey to bring you live coverage of the biggest communcations festival in the world.

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Shh… overheard at Cannes 2013

People just didn’t stop talking last year at Cannes. These were some of the quotes that stuck with us from Cannes Lions 2013, curated by Cannes and SapientNitro on Pinterest.

Joe Pytka: the work that won the Lion of St Mark

Here’s a look at some of the work of director Joe Pytka, who will be awarded the Lion of St Mark at Cannes Lions 2014.

In his 33-year career, he has directed ads for brands including Nike, IBM and Pepsi, as well as music videos for the likes of Michael Jackson and feature films including Space Jam. Read a full interview with Pytka on Campaignlive.co.uk .

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