The Smoking Gun PR Almanac 2014

almanac3 That’s pretty much that, then. No sooner had we finished our first planning meeting of the year we began our last. Or so it seems. Sort of. Another successful 12 months has passed for Smoking Gun PR, and our most successful yet to say the least. From exponential growth in team numbers- for both junior and senior positions- to attracting...

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The Blagger’s Blog 19th December 2014

the-interview-poster A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effor    

Thought for the Week 

“Wow. Everyone caved. The hackers won. A complete and utter victory for them. Hollywood has done Neville Chamberlain proud today.” Actor Rob Lowe, commenting on Sony’s decision not to release The Interview, a movie centred on a plot to assassinate North Korean...

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Facebook Search for Christmas proves social media marketing works for retail

facebook-christmas1_117310887 If you’re one of the people who tuned in to last night’s Black Mirror – White Christmas special on Channel 4 then chances are you woke up this morning feeling rather dismayed about the way the world might be heading. As per usual in the Charlie Brooker-written show, the focus was on technological improvements that wind up having a negative impact...

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#YuleLove Smoking Gun’s Christmas charity initiative for Wood Street Mission

CHRISTMAS MISSION FOR WOOD STREET

We’re delighted to announce the  novel approach we’ve taken to this year’s Christmas card. Proving our ingenius credentials again, we’ve created a Christmas card with a handy pop out picture frame, encouraging recipients to use it to take pictures of their favourite festive things. For each person that shares their picture tagged with #YuleLove, the...

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The Blagger’s Blog 12th December 2014

B4nV7peCMAAw7BA A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort    

Thought for the Week 

“This man is not a cartoon character … He is a pound-shop Enoch Powell.” Comedian, general loudmouth and self-styled revolutionary Russell Brand launching into one of many verbal attacks against Nigel Farage and the Ukip party during an episode of Question...

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