The Blagger’s Blog 28th February 2014

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

Thought for the Week

“Nothing reinforces a professional relationship more than enjoying success with someone.” U.S. screen legend Harold Ramis, who passed away at the age of 69 on 28th February.

Weekly High

Although at the time of writing the world...

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When fridges attack- the new digital media frontier

Fridge Attack Image (C) Granth on Flickr via Creative Commons If, like many people in this Manchester PR office, you’re partial to perusing the Metro on a weekday then chances are the ‘theme’ for Tuesday’s paper won’t have passed you by. Readers would have been forgiven for thinking we were approaching some white-good fuelled Internet armageddon in the very near future, what...

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SAScon Mini 2014 – The State of Digital PR

If you follow us on Twitter you may have seen that I went to SAScon Mini on Friday to get the latest on all things search and social. Sponsored by Melbourne Server Hosting, the day was search and social heaven for digital folk. The day kicked off with a keynote from Battenhall‘s Drew Benvie (the man who wrote the Wikipedia...

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The Blagger’s Blog 17th January 2014

Data  A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort Image by mw238

Thought for the Week

“The web has immense power – I find something remarkable and inspiring every day but I agree with Sir Tim that we need to talk about the web we want… We need to pause for breath, perhaps be more self-consciously...

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Infographic: 2013 Year of the Selfie

As the year draws to a close and we focus on 2014, we at Smoking Gun decided to look back at one of the biggest social media growths of the year – the selfie. So big was this development “selfie” has now been included in the dictionary. In this week’s infographic we look at some of the fastest growing sub-genres...

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