Archive | August, 2009

CIPR Northern Conference 2009

I’ve known for a while now what the exciting line-up for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations Northern Conference is going to be. But I had to keep it under wraps until the official conference brochure was published. The headline speaker is a man who needs no introduction – Alistair Campbell. Naturally, I’ve heard him […]

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Lots of interesting new social media research statistics

If you don’t read my posts on the Wolfstar blog you might have missed my last two posts with some interesting new social media research statistics. The first was Forrester Research’s new report looking at usage of social media and social networks across the globe. I take a closer look at the figures across Europe. […]

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Why Labour is beating the Tories online

It is a common fallacy that the Tories are beating Labour online. That’s why Conservative MPs dominate the new Total Politics Annual Blog Poll. There are just 14 Labour blogs in the Top 30, compared to nine Conservative… That’s right. Labour is in fact the party that leads with blogging MPs, according to a poll […]

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The truth about The Investor’s Business Daily, Professor Stephen Hawking and MND/Lou Gehrig’s Disease

You’d think a publication with the title of The Investor’s Business Daily would be a pretty reputable publication, dedicated to checking its facts, otherwise how could it talk cover a subject such as investment? You’d be wrong. The Investor’s Business Daily was where the story about Professor Stephen Hawking and his experiences (or claimed lack […]

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#welovethenhs takes over Twitter

The #welovethenhs is now by far and away the top trend amongst the people I follow on Twitter. However, surprisingly it isn’t trending anymore (Twitter searches for the most talk about subjects and highlights them as trending topics). Based on the volume of tweets that I’m seeing then #welovethenhs should be trending. I’m not the […]

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