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T Time: The gospel according to Tony

Blimey, according to some sources, it’s 3,500 years (next Tuesday) since Moses descended Mount Sinai with the Ten Commandments. In…

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T Time: Game of Crones

Once upon a time, in the Land of the Largely Honest, only good things ever got sold. “Buy my cart,???…

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T Time: Walther Mitty and the Strange Ca...

Our man in Hong Kong, Tony Murray, considers enemy of America’s digital media surveillance state, Edward Snowden, and his recent relocation to the Far East.

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T Time: More on Prolific North

Our man in the East returns with a few thoughts on the launch of a brand new media, marketing and creative industry news website for the North.

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A better way to win new business?

Sarah Bradley, Managing Director of Acquire New Business and Founder of the not-for-profit Northern Soho organisation reveals her latest venture and aims to inspire a new way of business development for creative businesses.

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Spam, spam, spam and the pagers of spin!...

Tony Murray further digs into his memory bank to share his experience of poor business development practices by marcomms agencies.

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Once Upon a Time.. Part 2 of The five bi...

In the latest of a series of guest blogs for Smoking Gun PR, Tony Murray continues his look at how marketing agencies often fail to take their own medicine when it comes to managing their own reputations.

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A bunch of cobblers! The five biggest mi...

Smoking Gun’s guest blogger Tony Murray delves into his memory bank to dish the dirt on marketing agencies who’ve previously failed in their own promotion.

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T Time: The Mob Rules

The return of our media man in the East, AKA Tony Murray, Doctor Who baddies and more menacing TV personalities currently at the centre of national scandals.

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Social media content experts shouldnR...

From working as an editor in the UK, to taking charge of a Hong Kong magazine, industry journalist Tony Murray…

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Blagger’s Blog— Royal baby, red beer...

Smoking Gun’s weekly roundup of media and comms news— with Carlsberg getting LIverpool’s beers in, royal babies getting born and Facebook getting too big.

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A Manchester PR agency’s dream: By...

Every Manchester PR agency should welcome the arrival of new media, especially in print. Following the launch, we take a closer look at Byline Times.

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Blagger’s Blog— RIP Chewy, Coca ...

Each week Smoking Gun PR rounds up the biggest media, social, marketing, PR and advertising news. This time with Chewbacca, Coke and failed campaigns.

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This Manchester PR agency has a question...

Staff from this Manchester PR agency went to a PRCA event to meet prominent journalists, and had one question. Has print really fallen out of favour?

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5 branded podcasts for PR and marketing ...

From Harrods to McDonald’s, we run through some of the best examples of brands using podcasts for PR and marketing purposes.

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