Archive | July, 2007

Could ObamaGirl awaken interest in politics 2.0?

Been busy, so I’ve only just found out about ObamaGirl (via Loic Le Meur). The YouTube video below alone has had almost three million views. It’s already had coverage in The Observer, The Economist and People magazine to name but…

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Twittering from the floor in the US House of Representatives

Via Daniel Cornwell on Facebook I’ve just discovered that you can now subscribe to live Twitter updates of proceedings on the floor of the US House of Representatives.

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Is Miliband starting to get social and web 2.0 at the Foreign Office?

When David Miliband was promoted to Foreign Secretary many people questioned if he would or could be able to continue his cabinet minister blog, which had already followed him through one cabinet reshuffle. Simon Dickson has a couple of interesting…

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Indigo Red launches

My favourite PR headhunters Indigo Red are continuing to show why they are the best in the business by launching I’ll let MD Steve Mallison-Jones explain: “This is a new site that does something different for the job seeker…

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Is the UK ready for Politics 2.0?

Mark Hanson has an interesting article on The Guardian’s commentisfree… asking if Britain is ready for politics 2.0. It’s well worth a read if you’re interested in PR and social media, even if you’re not particularly political. I’m not sure…

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Welcome to Wolfstar

…the world’s leading…, Simon Collister and Rob Skinner all recently noticed that postings on A PR Guy’s Musings have declined steeply in the last few months. Lots of reasons – working for Alan Johnson on his deputy leadership bid, having…

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Did you know your boss could own your Facebook profile?

Cleaning through old feeds I cam across this interesting article on by law firm Pinsent Masons. IP law expert Catrin Turner argues that employers could insist on gaining ownership of some social networking content, though only in limited circumstances….

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Journalists must learn not judge everyone by their low moral standards

In January I wrote “My New Year wish is for everyone to think nicer”. I was bemoaning the fact that so many journalists and bloggers have such a nasty, pessimistic view of life. One of the issues that was making…

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A PR Guy’s Musings 5th birthday – please give generously

Amidst all the excitement of a new baby – Esme Rose Valerie Bruce entered the world on June 28 – I totally missed the fifth anniversary of starting my PR blog. My very first post was on July 8, 2003….

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Edelman PR 2.0 Weekend Summit for Next Generation Professionals

Edelman continues to be setting the pace for how global public relations consultancies are responding to social media and the changing nature of PR. Edelman has its critics, mainly because it has made a fair few mistakes, but that’s largely…

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