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Entries from May 26th, 2009

Leinster – Heineken Cup Champions 2009

May 26th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Off-topic

Following my previous post on the subject, it’s good to see that my absence is proving a catalyst for unparalleled achievement in Irish sport. Whatever about an Irish grand slam, Saturday’s result with Leinster winning the European Cup proves beyond doubt that I am a talisman of doom for any team unlucky enough to be […]

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Interesting PR related online things…

May 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Public Relations, Social Media

Welcome to Friday, we even have sunny weather in this lovely part of the world. A few things bounced across my browser, RSS reader and e-mail over the past couple of days that I thought I’d share. Ford – Online Fiesta Ragan has a really interesting report on Ford’s new US social media project to […]

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Traditional media needs to take ownership of its future

May 13th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Public Relations

I have always been of the view that while traditional media is clearly under pressure, it is not going away, rather we are seeing a re-balancing of media consumption. The oft floated idea that traditional media is “dead” and that all media will be ‘user-generated’ is flawed in my opinion because people are busy and […]

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How are PR budgets, people and agencies faring?

May 5th, 2009 · No Comments · Public Relations

The New York Times story below referenced a study by University of Southern California Annenberg Strategic Communication and Public Relations Center on the impact of the recession on PR budgets. Clearing my inbox I realized that I had meant to blog about this study back in February… ahem! There are some interesting findings on how […]

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PR is dying… oh no it’s not..

May 5th, 2009 · No Comments · Public Relations

There was a strangely fluffy story in the New York Times yesterday questioning whether PR is in a “downward spiral”. A recent study by the USC Annenberg Strategic Communication and P.R. Center at the University of Southern California, involving 200 U.S. companies and other organizations, showed that they had reduced their P.R. budgets by more […]

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Social Post: Social Crisis, Tips for Social Marketing, and check your Social ID

May 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Public Relations, Social Media

Greetings from a grey Cambridge, Massachusetts overlooking the Charles river. In something that is very timely, Shel Holtz has posted the slides and audio from his recent presentation on Social Media and Crisis Communication.  I will be listening to the audio on my flight home. Here are ten tips for Social Media marketers from Paula […]

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Murphy’s Law on Sport

May 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Off-topic

I leave the country and Ireland win the Grand Slam for the first time in over 60 years…. Then my beloved Leinster put Munster to the sword in the European Cup… I should have left long ago…. Tweet This Post

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