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The Blagger’s Blog 19th September 2014

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Thought for the Week 

“Yes still means something. Please try to remember that.” Scotsman and Hollywood star Alan Cumming commenting via Twitter on the day Scotland voted ‘No’ to independence from the United Kingdom.

Weekly High

Much as we loathe the cult of Apple, California’s...

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The Blagger’s Blog 13th September 2014

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Thought for the Week 

“We’re pleased that common sense has prevailed and that a sensible solution has been negotiated following talks with Tony Hall. NUJ members are deeply concerned that the proposed job cuts will have a devastating impact on their ability to produce quality content.” Michelle...

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A week in motoring PR

At Smoking Gun PR, we do a lot of work in the motoring industry and the last week has been a pretty exciting one. Not only were there new car launches for the Audi TT and the mini five door, but members of our team joined tyre dealers and the media at an exciting product event at Rockingham Speedway. The...

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Boris Johnson, celeb culture and bad public relations for Britain

JS41560680-2 Here at Manchester’s most innovative and ingenious public relations agency we could talk until the cows come home about the benefits and rewards brands can reap from a great celebrity endorsement or affiliation. Nevertheless, we’ve also mentioned on a number of occasions how vital it is to get this right. On the one hand, then, we’re intrinsically involved in Britain’s...

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The Blagger’s Blog 5th September 2014

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Thought for the Week 

“The world’s always been messy, we’re just noticing it more now because of social media.“ U.S. President Barack Obama, speaking at a fundraiser one week before the NATO summit began in Newport, Wales, during which plans to tackle the ongoing Ukraine-Russia crisis, Syria,...

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