media & PR archive
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- How newspapers wrecked some of their most popular content 27 Jun
- 10 top tools for getting the most out of Twitter 13 Jun
- Mark Cavendish has achieved more in four years than English football team in last forty 24 Jul
- What's the role of a newspaper? 26 Oct
- The future of newspapers as it looked in 1994 4 Aug
Very clever stuff from Valerio Amaro, imagining the adverts JRR Tolkien would have made for major brands.
"What I love about twitter, I have more followers that newspapers have readers. I can expose publicly the nasty tricks they get up to." - Alan Sugar
Political journalists regularly did what I wanted in return for getting a story given to them – Damian McBride
Many British journalists are so keen to have a good story to run, they are easily bought off and distracted by government spin doctors who can get them to ditch an unwanted story as long as the spin doctor has a better story to offer up as journalistic payment. That is the basic story of […]
Via Benedict Evans comes this example of a drone being used to film riots in Bangkok: Of course the media already has access to helicopters, but they are expensive and the ease of getting a helicopter in the right place varies hugely depending on where a story is happening. Covering a London traffic jam is […]
Great photo of the White House press corps, moments after being told of Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Just launched is the new Social Media Best Practice Guide put together by the CIPR (and including a small contribution from myself). Topics covered in the 30 page guide include: definition of social media dos and don’ts of social media planning social media legal considerations security considerations advice for employers social media measurement. I hope […]
This is a good example of taking a big document (Annual Statement), breaking it down into bite-sized chunks and then turning those into social media friendly content in order to reach directly a wider audience.
It’s a classic example of the difficulty of removing content from the internet, and how it often attracts more attention than the content itself would have done.
A great study of one of the most important pioneering advertising men, Howard Gossage.