Archive | November, 2006

Breaking the Chatham House vow of silence

Lots of ethical debate on the PR blogosphere today. Ellee Seymour is asking if it can ever be right to break the Chatham House rules. In a quite surreal post Ellee talks about attending a conference on freedom of information,…

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Check your facts before blogging from the hip

Philip Young has posted about my earlier post about an alleged incident on the London Underground. Philip spoke to me before posting and has certainly made me think. He comes at the issue from the perspective of an experienced ex-journalist…

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Can you help with blog justice?

Jackie Danicki (who chaired the recent social media club meeting in London) has been attacked while travelling on the Underground. If you know this man then please contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40. The assault took place…

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CIPR social media code

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations has just published its draft (PDF) for consultation of its proposed code of conduct for social media. I will comment more fully once I’ve had chance to digest it. My thought before it was…

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Delegate feedback at ABS conference

Yesterday’s Association of Business Schools’ conference was great. I met lots of fantastic people who are responsible for the PR and marketing at some of the UK’s (and world’s) leading business schools. I’ve also come away literally buzzing with ideas…

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Association of Business School’s PR seminar

I’m at the Association of Business Schools PR seminar in London. The delegates are mainly heads of PR and marketing from some of the UK’s leading business schools. I did the first presentation on new PR and blogs. Now it’s…

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Latest browser stats

Internet Explorer 7 is rapidly making its mark. The latest browser stats for this blog are: Internet Explorer 6 54% Firefox 1.5 15% Internet Explorer 7 11% Firefox 2 9% Safari 5% Opera and others are all 1% or lower….

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999TV and YouTube debut for West Yorks police

In the UK the police are proving to be some of the most innovative users of social media including blogs and video sharing. The chief constable of North Wales Police is probably the most senior public sector officer to blog…

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Second Life enters my first life

One of the hot topics of debate at last week’s Delivering the New PR conference was Second Life. It’s also become quite a hot topic of debate on the blogosphere. IT PRO editor Chris Green has a rant on his…

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Rip-off Britain strikes again

First of all let me say that Marriott is the only big global hotel chain that I like. Compared to say Hilton you get consistently good service, nice rooms, OK food etc. Last week I spent a couple of days…

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