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Buckets of ice and ‘trademark rights’ for charity PR campaigns

John_Maino_performs_the_ALS_Ice_Bucket_Challenge Forget Scottish Independence, if there’s one subject that has been dominating conversation at this award-winning public relations and digital marketing agency it’s the countless gallons of freezing water being poured over people’s heads in the name of a good cause. The Ice Bucket Challenge- initially designed to increase awareness and build donations for the American ALS Association, which works with...

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The Blagger’s Blog 29th August 2014

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

Thought for the Week 

“I think it’s disgusting that they’re sitting in there at a dinner that’s costing £10,000 when people in jobs can’t get a living wage and need to use food banks.“ Scottish mother Nicola Stephens commenting on the behaviour of the British government during the campaign for...

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Social media and staff- is trust more important than reach?

Ar0010000 If you’ve been keeping an eye on the media news this week- as we have at this particular award-winning Manchester PR agency- then news from India’s biggest newspaper probably won’t have passed by unnoticed. And for good reason too, as irrespective of your particular industry, it calls into question a few moral, ethical and practical issues with the biggest of...

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The Blagger’s Blog 22nd August 2014

Video thumbnail for youtube video The Blagger's Blog 22nd August 2014 - Smoking Gun A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort  

Thought for the Week 

“We are running a small test which shows the text ‘[Satire]‘ in front of links to satirical articles in the related articles unit in News Feed… …This is because we received feedback that people wanted a clearer way to distinguish satirical articles...

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Travel PR: Essential print titles everyone in the industry needs to know

P1000695 Last week we announced a season of travel PR related blog posts, looking at key publications, blogs, websites and the most innovative brands in the business. As such consider this part one, with the focus being on the finest newspapers and magazines currently inspiring holidaymakers, backpackers and more.    Although the world has become a much smaller since the advent of...

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