Archive | April, 2007

Chinwag Live PR Unspun report

Last night’s Chinwag Live PR Unspun event was very well attended. Not much to add to Neville Hobson’s post as for me it was mainly an opportunity to meet old and new friends and associates such as Neville, Lloyd Davies…

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London isn’t national

Bizarre story in How Do about Morrisons’ new chief executive, Marc Bolland, is moving the supermarket’s £37m media buying out of Mediaedge:cia Manchester into the same agency’s London office. How Do cites the reason as Marc Bolland “is keen for…

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PR 2.0 is PR 1.0 – again

Brian Solis has an interesting post about what PR 2.0 is and isn’t. My view remains that this is an evolution, not a revolution. Brian is absolutely right to say that it isn’t just about Web 2.0. All the online…

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Think before you Twitter

It’s really quick and easy to Twitter. Some people appear to use it as an online stream of thought. Edelman’s Steve Rubel obviously wasn’t thinking when he Twittered: “PC Mag is another. I have a free sub but it goes…

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Online PR still has a long way to go

Todd Ziegler at the Bivings Report has published a pitch he received from one of the five largest PR firms in the world. Todd’s obviously too nice a guy as he’s edited the pitch so as not to identify the…

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PR Unspun at Chinwag

Chinwag Live’s next London event is PR Unspun on April 24. I’m still not sure if I’m going to be in London that day, but if I am then I’ll certainly be there. There’s a great panel chaired by Mike…

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Not readers or consumers, but ‘commenters’

Simon Dickson has an interesting post after last night’s open house at the new Telegraph media centre. He was struck by the the number of people who attended in their capacity as ‘commenters’. It’s interesting that they felt there was…

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The great PR degree debate

TWL has an interesting debate going on the merits or otherwise of PR degrees. Richard Bailey has also chimed in (it was Kirsty O’Connor, one of his students who started it with a letter to PR Week). Personally I think…

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