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Entries from January 15th, 2009

The importance of media training…

January 15th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Public Relations

I came across this old video on the South African PR blog Practical Relations, it’s an interview with an Australian politician in the wake of shipping disaster. I suspect it’s not real but probably from a comedy show, but either way it’s pretty amusing and a great piece of video for your next media training […]

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Strumpette: Light PR touch paper and stand back…

January 13th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Public Relations

Back in 2006, Strumpette appeared on the PR blogging scene, an anonymous site that promised to dish the dirt on the industry.  Of course its anonymity gave it free reign and it didn’t hold back. As I recall, the response from PR bloggers at the time was mixed, with some welcoming a more caustic look […]

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Common Sense + Twitter

January 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Social Media

If you’re still just dipping your toe into Twitter, you should take a trip over to Barbara Gibson’s blog.  She has a post on her experiences as a newbie to Twitter and last week wrote a nice common sense post on getting deeper into Twitter. Don’t be intimidated by Twitter. If I can go from […]

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New Irish PR blog(s)… hello Emily Tully (Updated)

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Public Relations

Hurrah! A new Irish PR blog has come to my attention. You can find Emily Tully’s blog here. Hat tip to Damien. Editor’s Note: Since hitting "Publish” I remembered I wanted to include Piaras Kelly’s list of Irish PR & Marketing blogs. Tweet This Post

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Sometimes you need something to smile about

January 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Off-topic

Here’s a really nice story… Two childhood sweethearts, aged six and seven, eloped from Hanover in northern Germany on New Year’s Eve, determined to tie the knot under the African sun.   Read on… Tweet This Post

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