Tag Archives: social media

Social media revolution video

Here’s the latest video doing the rounds, decrying the cultural importance of social media. In keeping with the revolution theme, It’s suitably dramatic.

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Social media and the youth of today: my two cents

I’ve been following the recent web discussion over teenagers’ consumption of media over the last however many weeks with interest, and with some amusement. There’s something rather curious about middle aged media types and city analysts foaming at the mouth … Continue reading

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Research Log 1: Is PR the word-of-mouth discipline?

As the concluding part of my masters degree, I’m undertaking research about ‘the use of social media in aiding the spread of word of mouth communication in the public relations industry’, and, to get this blog firing on all cylinders … Continue reading

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Work experience placement at Leeds City Council

As I have recently finished a brief period of work experience at Leeds City Council, I thought it would be useful to share a few parting reflections about my time there. After spending time in an agency environment , I … Continue reading

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Prince of Wales’ Rainforest Project – where’s the community at?

The other day I took the time to sign up for support of the Prince of Wales’ Rainforest Project after seeing the star studded sign-up campaign video starring, among others, Harrison ford, Pele and the Dalai Lama, who introduces himself … Continue reading

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Twestival showcases twitters people power

I gave a short presentation on the value of microblogging for public relations earlier on this week and one thing I didnt have time to talk about was its potential ability to bring people together in the offline world. The … Continue reading

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