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November 19, 2012 The BBC, libel, and editorial best practice

According to significant sections of the British media, the BBC is in a period of crisis that threatens to engulf the broadcaster. But when we unpack the various strands of the “crisis”, what implications could this have for the media industry and those who specialise in public relations? We’ll be discussing this topic from 8pm […]

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October 23, 2012 Transcript of #CommsChat with Digital Impact Award winners

On 22 October, there was a double helping of #CommsChat. We held a special lunchtime chat with CIPR presidential candidates @MitiAmpoma and @LionelZetter. Then, at the normal 8 p.m. GMT time slot, #CommsChat featured some of the winners of the Digital Impact Awards. The guests and participants chatted about the relevance of awards in the […]

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October 22, 2012 Transcript of #CommsChat with CIPR presidential candidates

Today at 1 p.m. we had a special lunchtime edition of #CommsChat in which the two candidates for the CIPR presidency, Miti Ampoma and Lionel Zetter, fielded questions. Both candidates provided interesting views on recent issues facing the PR industry and what they see as the role of CIPR in the future. Voting closes on […]

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October 9, 2012 Transcript of #CommsChat with Richard Torrenzano on Digital Assassination

On 8 October, we were joined by Richard Torrenzano, CEO of the Torrenzano Group and co-author of Digital Assassination. We discussed digital security and vulnerability. Here are some tweets that stood out during the hour: @D_Assassination DA begins w/a willful act by someone who wishes to do harm through the internet @SteveJDownes nothing new in […]

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October 8, 2012 #CommsChat with Richard Torrenzano on digital assassination

Today may be Columbus Day in the United States of America, commemorating Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas, but here we’re celebrating the weekly recurrence of #CommsChat Day – and tonight we’ll be joined by the chairman and CEO of the Torrenzano Group, Richard Torrenzano (tweeting from @D_Assassination). Richard has co-authored the book Digital Assassination […]

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July 10, 2012 Transcript of #CommsChat: “Should marketing report into PR?”

Our topic for #CommsChat on 9 July took its cue from the debate motion of LoggerheadsLive – “Should marketing report into PR?” We didn’t have a guest on this week’s #CommsChat, instead throwing the session open to our regular participants – and some new faces. The topics discussed included: Can we argue this motion without defining […]

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July 9, 2012 #CommsChat on 9 July – Should marketing report into PR?

Tonight on #CommsChat, we’re taking up the topic that provoked so much debate at last week’s LoggerheadsLive: “This house believes that marketing should report into PR”. LoggerheadsLive is a new live debate and drinks evening hosted by Communicate magazine and sponsored by Lexis The Recommendation Agency. We’re throwing #CommsChat open to the community tonight, with no […]

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June 26, 2012 Transcript of #CommsChat with Laura Wood on PR & the Cannes Lions

This week on #CommsChat, we were joined by Laura Wood, partner, public relations, at the creative agency The Brooklyn Brothers, to discuss how the recent Cannes Lions went and the representation of PR. The Brooklyn Brothers took home a Gold Lion at Cannes this year in the PR category, but PR was criticised by the […]

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June 11, 2012 #CommsChat on blogger relations, 11 May

Tonight we’ll be joined by Emily Leary, the comms consultant who was one of the original founders of #CommsChat. Emily will be talking about blogger relations, a relatively new concept in comms, but a form of communications that is becoming increasingly important. We hope that we’ll have plenty of bloggers as well as PRs taking […]

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March 29, 2012 #CommsChat on PR stunts with Rich Leigh, 2 April

For #CommsChat this coming Monday, we’ll be joined by Rich Leigh, the man behind PRexamples.com, tweeting from @PRexamples.  We’re going to be taking the temperature of PR stunts and campaigns – looking at how and when they’re successful, and how they negotiate the difficulties of communicating with several audiences at once. Topics for Monday’s chat […]

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