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I think we all know that public relations has a rocky relationship with Wikipedia. Although I followed the CREWE (Corporate Representatives for Ethical Wikipedia Engagement on Facebook) discussions with interest, rather than getting involved in policy, I decided to stick... Continue »
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I reported on the Military's use of social avatars by the US Air force from a post by Shel Holtz a few months ago, and followed up with another post... Continue »
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The Saint Who Loved Me: PR in Fiction To succeed in PR you have to be flexible, versatile and creative, qualities needed in abundance by Maggie White in Mimi Thebo's excellent 2002 novel, The Saint Who Loved Me. Maggie needs some to employ some fairly sophisticated PR skills for her day job, working on a £1.4m tampon launch, but that's a doddle compared with the brief outlined by a freelance client, Saint Peter, who wants her to come up with a repositioning campaign for his boss, Jesus. via publicsphere.typepad.com #prinfiction Continue »
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The kindness of witches Andrew Brown 18th November 2009 — Issue 165 Stieg Larsson’s fiction replaces Sweden’s socialist dream with an individualist nightmare. Is this what has made him the country’s biggest literary phenomenon? via www.prospectmagazine.co.uk Excellent piece. Continue »
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Here's the Draft Programme for the Euprera Spring Symposium 2010 which takes at Arteveldehogeschool (University College), Ghent, Belgium, February 25-27. Download Preliminary programme 5nov09 The Euprera Social Media Awards presentation begins at 4.30pm on Thursday, after a keynote speech by leading commentator and chair of the judges, Neville Hobson. The Symposium theme is Social Media Revisited: New challenges for internal conmmunication, reputation, education and the public sector. Sessions include: Social web in/ for Public Sector Social web in internal communication and Identity Building Reputation and Issue Management on the Social Web Digital Communication & Education We will also be presenting... Continue »
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Are you a PR student, researcher or educator doing great things with social media? Here's your chance to have your achievements recognised, boost traffic, link to leading colleagues, present your work at one of Europe's leading social media conferences - and win 250€! Continue »