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CIPR Northern Conference video

For a flavour of what went on at yesterday’s CIPR Northern Conference in Leeds then take a look at the video (takes you to cg vision’s site). Technorati : CIPR, PR, public relations

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CIPR Northern Conference

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations is holding its Northern Conference on Thursday July 6 at the Carriageworks Theatre in Millennium Square, Leeds. I’m running a workshop on blogging. Simon has more details or visit Eventualities, the blog of the…

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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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PR stunts that miss

Yesterday I posted briefly about the ‘attack’ on Parliament where a man entered the central lobby and threw white powder shouting “you’re all going to die now”. From most of the coverage I hadn’t picked up on what he was…

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Recycle this – creative ideas for reusing stuff

Recyclethis.co.uk is a newish website/blog that provides “creative ideas for reusing and recycling random stuff”. Stephen ‘PR Blogger’ Davies has been asking what is the future for the regional press in the brave new world of social media and consumer…

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Forthcoming engagements

Over the next couple of months I’m attending and speaking about blogs, blogging, reputation management, corporate communications and public relations at a number of events: April 13, Leeds – Government News Network / Trinity & All Saints College – Postgraduate…

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Leeds Met Uni Professor Anne Gregory podcast interview

Two mentions in one day for Philippe Borremans’ Conversationblog as he reveals that his first podcast (available this evening) will feature an interview with PR Professor Anne Gregory from Leeds Metropolitan University. They will be talking about the recent EU…

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Yorkshire Forward podcasts

Yorkshire Forward has unveiled its new podcasts which “give visitors to the web site the chance to listen to audio files containing the highlights of our major regional events”. Eight different audio files at the moment including The instructions are…

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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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Milliband to become first blogging cabinet minister

The Sunday Times is reporting that David Milliband (who was orginally from Leeds) is to become the first blogging cabinet minister. It’s a typical tacky Sunday Times story with more spin than a fairground ride. They lead on the rather…

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