Tag: News

Fake news has been grabbing the headlines a lot recently but is it really that new to us in the PR industry Sure, it’s a clever way to make money from content that appears to have been exploited but brands have been pushing sponsored content and...

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The last couple of months have been rather choppy for children’s tech brand VTECH Two months ago its online app store was hacked and personal data of more than 48 million adult customers and 63 m children was allegedly stolen causing a major...

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Yesterday I jumped on a plane and headed across to Ireland after being personally invited to Growth Hack Talks by a friend of mine, Ben Cotton He managed to convince me to get off my backside, jump on  a plane and go and listen to a few other...

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I have been busy this week at Prohibition HQ, reading this and that, but something that really stood out to me was the interesting annual study on Social Journalism which is conducted each year by Cision and Canterbury Christ Church University Each...

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Over the last couple of months I have been really busy giving my usual lectures to my lovely PR and Journalism students at Leeds Beckett University and one of the presentations I have crafted is on the Future of Social Media listening which covers...

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I read some interest thoughts the other day, extensive research carried out by business intelligence tool L2 revealed that an increasing amount of brands are migrating from Facebook and focusing their attention on the use of Instagram This surge in...

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Celebrity judge and pop music sensation WillIAm (although I am not a huge fan of his voice) raised the question of how BBC talent show, “The Voice” need to make the winners into winners With its latest series airing last Saturday, new celebrity...

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The CEO of Air Asia and owner of QPR Tony Fernandes faced his biggest challenge last month when an Airasia flight was sadly reported missing On December 28th at 7:24 hours Airasia reported the QZ8501 flight from Surabaya to Singapore had lost...

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Earlier this week it was announced that the CIPR is to cease it’s arrangement with PR Week after December 2014 PR week to many has been many things to many people, from a mild irritant getting leaks on the industry, to a useful gauge of the PR...

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In September, the PRCA launched a new report into digital trends in the PR industry Put together after a YouGov study of 228 agency and in-house PR professionals across a wide range of sectors, the results are, for me, both encouraging and...

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