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#PHNAT Protest is the Voice of Reason

#phnat Actually it’s photographers taking photographs of photographers taking photographs of photographers, originally uploaded by Liam J. Hayter. There is a huge protest happening in London today against the heavy handed censorship of photographers in the name of anti-terrorism. You can follow what is happening via the #PHNAT hash tag. The British media needs the […]

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PR and Social Media Links 23 January 2010

Here are some interesting links which I came across this week that will be coming to a public relations campaign near you soon! Seesmic Live Event – Seesmic I must find time to play with Seesmic again. The latest developments look of great use for PR people. Top Tools For Tracking Topics on the Web […]

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Obama Suffers from the Weight of Great PR Expectations

Por qué Obama es para más de 3 años y Michelle para más de 15?, originally uploaded by seretuaccidente. Is Obama suffering from raising the expectations of a nation? His campaign was heralded as an incredible success by the public relations industry, but were the American people expecting too much? Without a successful strategy to […]

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Liverpool ‘Crisis’ Star Deletes His Tweets #lfc

This morning it looked like Ryan Babel, the multimillion pound superstar footballer who plays for Liverpool FC had deleted his Twitter account after publicly criticising his manager, Rafa Benitez. The page was taken off line for a few hours and now has reappeared without the offending tweets. In fact there are no tweets older than […]

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PR and Social Media Links – 16 January

Here are a few links to interesting articles which I found this week Excellent Resources Help You Create Your Own Social Networking Site This is very geeky reading but there are some excellent tools, tips and plugins here for the digital and web savvy social media professional How To Rank Top In Google Nice summary […]

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A few observations about French media

As usual I spent Christmas in France. While drinking the finest wines of humanity I also had plenty of time to think about their media. Here are four random observations and thoughts: 1 – The French have banned advertising – this is bad for the BBC The French government has banned advertising on their state […]

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Hewlett Packard Computers are Racist?

PR crisis communications is never dull. It is the part of the job that most public relations consultants love, because handling an issue can become a roller coaster ride and practitioners never know what type of crisis they might be presented with. Over the years I’ve worked on my fair share of crises – from […]

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Graham Lancaster of Biss Lancaster talks to PR Week

Forget Brian Solis, Robert Scoble and Steve Rubel.  If you want to know about the future of PR ask Graham Lancaster, Chairman of Biss Lancaster. Graham has worked in the PR industry longer than I have been on plant earth so I should think he could teach most people a thing or two about Public […]

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