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How-Do North West Media 100

How-Do is becoming a compelling read, despite the fact that it’s about the North West media scene – although running a PR consultancy in Leeds and originally coming from the Lake District does mean I have a foot in the…

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How Do launches in the North West

Several of the North West blogs I read have alerted me to How Do, a new online venture by Nick Jaspen (founder of Newsco publishers of the Insider series of business titles, and more recently the failed North West Enquirer)….

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Arts Council gig in Liverpool

I’m off to Liverpool tomorrow to speak at an Arts Council Get Digital conference on social media. Rather than use the usual dull PowerPoint (not that mine are ever dull!) I’ve put together a list of prompts using del.icio.us. This…

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Why regional media still rocks

Stephen Davies recently asked “What does the future hold for the regional press?”. I’m actually quite optimistic about the future of the regional press and even more importantly I believe that it is vital that we all give it as…

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Top 33 blogs

My post on Popular blogs suck has turned out to be one of my more popular posts. As a result I’ve had a few people asking me what is actually on my ‘Must Read’ list. Well first of all my…

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North West Business Insider starts weekly email bulletin

Despite the RSS hype (and I’m one of the guilty parties) e-mail is still the way the vast majority of people receive their news or ezines. FeaturesExec reports that North West Business Insider has just launched a weekly email news…

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Hartlepool Mail editor moves to Yorkshire Evening Post

UK Press Gazette reports that Hartlepool Mail editor Paul Napier has been named editor of the Yorkshire Evening Post. The appointment follows the departure of Neil Hodgkinson to become editorial director of Cumbrian Newspapers, where he started work this week….

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Four things meme

Stephen Davies has tagged me with the four things meme so here goes: Four jobs I’ve had: Organic waste disposal technician (toilet cleaner) Labour Party Regional Officer Politician (elected councillor) PR consultant Four movies I can watch over and over:…

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