Bad PR judgement for Twitter-threat footballer

It's difficult to judge if the Premiership footballer at the centre of 'that' superinjunction was receiving  joint legal and PR advice or if his solicitors were simply taking legal action against Twitter without considering the wider implications. However, if his PR team had been involved then it was a BIG fail. The issue had been... Continue Reading →

PR in 2011. What next?

I don't have a crystal ball, but... It's that time of year once again and as I sit here pondering what 2011 will bring in PR terms, I can't help feeling that the next year could bring some significant changes to the industry, or at least forcing PRs to adapt and adopt much more of... Continue Reading →

Banks and social media – my response

Banks and social media Econsultancy's UK Editor, Graham Charlton (@grahamcharlton) posted a piece asking how banks can make the most of social media. The article includes a discussion with First Direct's PR head, Amanda Brown, about how the bank is using social media to its advantage. The article can be found through this link. My... Continue Reading →

Did I say that?

Twitter has once again hit the headlines for what some might  say the wrong reasons. But the latest personality to hit the news for  'tweeting' their thoughts once again raises the issue of online personal and corporate reputation. England cricketer Kevin Pietersen had a bit of an outburst on his Twitter account about not being... Continue Reading →

Don’t drop Foursquare

Location-based social media has rapidly taken off over the past two years - just look at Foursquare. Now it's the turn of Facebook to enter the fray. But just hours after Facebook named its 'Places' at a news conference, many have been sounding the demise of Foursquare and other location-based channels  - not me. Why?... Continue Reading →

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