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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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30 of the Worst Media Interviews of All Time

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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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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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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Today’s news curation tool of choice is…

It seems only yesterday since I was writing about news curation tools…. In fact it was yesterday when I wrote this post, but thanks to a helpful comment on the blog I have now found Newscred, a curation tool which allows users to build fairly bespoke news pages to read and share with the world. […]

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The Best iPhone Apps Ever (according to me)

I work in public relations and until recently used a Blackberry, however for the PR professional, there is no better device than the iPhone for bringing together Web 2.0 technology. Here is my list of killer apps. I’m hoping by writing this that others will recommend apps that I’ve missed. Please suggest others by way […]

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Stickybits and its PR and Marketing Implications

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA – There is a new social media tool called Stickybits, which I think could be big and has implications for both B2C and B2B PR and marketing – along with anyone who likes messing around with the interweb. The premise is that you can attach videos, music, text, PDFs, Zips […]

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