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Analysis of Rotherham by-election and foster parents news on Twitter

An analysis of recent tweets mentioning the word Rotherham throws up some interesting results. The first graph looks at the ‘level of buzz’ on different days and perhaps not surprisingly the top day was November 25, the day after the news came out that social workers at Rotherham council had removed three children from their […]

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Media that I pay for

Ged Carroll blogged about media that he pays for and then Stephen Waddington followed, so I thought I’d add to what could become a meme and list my personal essentials: The Guardian – no matter how in to ‘online’ I am, nothing beats a physical newspaper. It’s so much more enjoyable and easier to read […]

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Sony Ericsson announces new GreenHeart strategy in live Kyte webcast today

Today Sony Ericsson is announcing GreenHeart, which represents its commitment to bring to market more environmentally friendly products. It will be announcing more details in a live webcast in the UK at 13:00 (GMT+1) today (for early bird’s that 5:00…

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PRs supporting journalists facing redundancy

On Thursday I Twittered my support for the striking journalists on the Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post who are facing redundancy. I was delighted by the almost instant response from Yorkshire’s public relations professionals with lots of colleagues from…

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My week in media meme

The folks at Seventy Seven have started a My Week in Media meme and I’ve been tagged, so here goes… What I’ve read My newspaper habits are fairly regular and The Guardian, Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post are essential…

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We’re recruiting – send us your CVs

Things are moving quickly here at Bruce Marshall Associates, of which I’ll reveal more very soon. But in the meantime we have an immediate need for a good account executive: What we want: Good writers – you don’t need to…

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Run for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Luke Akehurst has just alerted me to the fact that Andy Charlwood and Ryan Norton are running the Great Yorkshire 10k on Sunday May 10. They are running in memory of “our mutual friend, comrade and colleague” Dom McElroy, who…

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London isn’t national

Bizarre story in How Do about Morrisons’ new chief executive, Marc Bolland, is moving the supermarket’s £37m media buying out of Mediaedge:cia Manchester into the same agency’s London office. How Do cites the reason as Marc Bolland “is keen for…

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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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PR Week Power Book regional breakdown

After reading David Brain’s quick analysis of what PR Week’s Power Book told us about what we all didn’t know about each other I thought it would be worthwhile doing a quick regional analysis. I’ve only looked at the north…

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