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30 of the Worst Media Interviews of All Time

We’ve decided to update our ‘worst media interviews of all time’ post.  Please do suggest new additions as we plan to constantly update this thread. As a public relations agency, we often organise media training to help clients prepare for interviews both on and off camera. These videos illustrate classic examples of what can go […]

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The limits of media training

We know that it pays to prepare for any media interview, and that it’s important to dress sharp when appearing in front of a camera. But all the media training in the world won’t stop Mother Nature doing her thing.  To show you what we mean here’s a news interview you can chuckle at – and […]

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29 of the Worst Media Interviews of All Time

We’ve decided to update our ‘worst media interviews of all time’ post.  Please do suggest new additions as we plan to constantly update this thread. As a public relations agency, we often organise media training to help clients prepare for interviews both on and off camera. These videos illustrate classic examples of what can go […]

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Bad Media Interviews – Part Seven

Sometimes playing a straight bat to questions from the media just doesn’t work… Don’t believe me? Check out this example of pugnacious journalism from Irish broadcaster Vincent Browne vs an ECB spokesperson. This video has been added to my ‘Worst Media Interviews of All Time‘ blog post, which is worth a look for a seven […]

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8 Links From The Last Seven Days

More hyperlink goodness from your most cherished Manchester PR agency.   Kevin Rose has launched Oink, a service which I think really should just be a function of Foursquare New feature makes Google+ more relevant for PRs 10 reasons why PR matters.  Some old chestnuts in here but always worth a reminder Thinking about a […]

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Manage Your Reputation Online

Managing your reputation online is a key skill as businesses become more social and personal privacy declines. When faced with a reputational issue, public relations professionals are of course a good place to turn. I originally set up my first blog because I couldn’t be found online (my name is too common), but after creating the […]

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Seven of the Worst Media Interviews of All Time

These are seven of the worst media interviews of all time. (I’ve recently edited this post to add the seventh). As a public relations professional I often organise media training and these videos are classic examples of what can go wrong and why preparation counts. I’d love any suggestions for videos to add to this […]

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PR people – subscribe to the public relations sub-Reddit

Reddit is one of the biggest social news sites on the internet. If a story is up-voted on Reddit the resulting interest and site traffic is huge. Don’t believe me? Well here are some stats. Given the site’s influence, you’d think that use of Reddit would be a priority for the public relations industry? So […]

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PR Crisis – Steve Jobs takes a bullet for Apple

Is Steve Jobs trying to protect Apple’s public relations image by deflecting negative PR attention towards himself? As public relations crises go, Apple’s iPhone 4 launch is up there in second place behind BP’s oil leak. The product launch has been besieged by negative press and PR coverage regarding the product’s aerial and connection. Recently, […]

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