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UK Press Gazette is alive

Great news, UK Press Gazette is back. Its new owner is specialist business publisher Wilmington. Technorati tags: Press Gazette, PR, public relations, journalism

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Crayonville offices are open

OK, I’m still not sure about this whole Second Life thing, but the rest of Crayon kinda of makes sense to me. Will be interesting to watch and see what happens. I like the Halloween decorations – guess will also…

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20 tips to survive the workplace

Guy Browning provides 20 tips to surviving life in the workplace including biodegradable email. Disclaimer: follow his advice at your own peril Technorati tags: email, workplace, The Guardian, work, office

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B2B publishers embrace online

UK Press Gazette has a great article on how B2B media is adapting to the increasing dominance of the internet. It covers VNU’s in-house studios which include a live event room, a studio for product reviews, a studio for white…

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London law firm doesn’t launch blog

I have a confession to make. I’ve committed the cardinal sin of not checking my sources. Yesterday, I reported on a Legal Week news story about city law firm Watson Farley & Williams starting a blog for its trainees. Except…

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The tetchy chamberlain, part II

David Brain, president and CEO of Edelman Europe, has just posted a copy of a snail mail letter (PDF) from Colin Farrington, director general of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. David’s entitled his post ‘The Tetchy Emperor Part II’,…

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Freelance journo Amber is on the warpath

Freelance journalist Amber McNaught is on the warpath against that minority of PRs who appear to have no concept of what journalists need. Shame I only discovered her blog today, as it would have been a good Edinburgh example to…

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I’m in The Register – oh dear

Is all publicity good publicity? I’ve inadvertently appeared on The Register in its story about how a Labour Party activists’ web site was hijacked. I appear to have been the last genuine person to sign the petition before some…

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Musing about social software in enterprises

JP Rangaswami is the Chief of Alternative Market Models at investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and he also writes the Confused of Calcutta blog. He has a great post about how social media is breaking down the barriers of control…

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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 This…

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