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Subscribers can download a pdf of the latest issue of The Drum here.

Subscribers can download a pdf of the latest issue of The Drum here.

The latest issue of The Drum includes a look at shock advertising, as Leo Burnett's former creative director John Jessup shares his views on the industry at the premiere of The Drum's Shockumentary.

Shock advertising

The Drum's new Shockumentary film, an exploration of shock in advertising, premiered last week. Cameron Clarke speaks to Peta, Death Cigarettes and others to examine whether shock can have true value in advertising.

20 years of Podge

As the legendary Podge Design Lunch turns 20, we invite some seasoned 'Podgers' to imagine the future of the design industry.

The best of us

From one of British advertising's greatest copywriters to another – Tony Brignull pays a personal tribute to David Abbott.

Page turners

Is there a place for paper and print in today's digital world? We ask a variety of experts, from traditionalists to technologists, to share their thoughts.

This issue also includes:

  • Girl Guides ­– Jessica Davies catches up with DigitasLBi's group creative director Abi Ellis, as we continue to highlight women who are blazing a trail in the industry.
  • Creative Showcase – A round-up of the best new creative work, featuring CHI&Partners, Mother and more.
  • The latest Buzz – The Drum's very own Gossip columnist Claire Snare offers up a peek at the more salacious side of the industry in our new gossip column, Vibrator.

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