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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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T Time: No Bread and Discuses

Our roving editor and man of many opinions, Tony Murray, finds himself knee deep in media distractions, from Kate Middleton’s assets to Take That clones.

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T Time: Tweet nothings

Our columnist extraordinaire Tony Murray asks if the days of social media dominance in marketing and PR are coming to a close.

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T Time: Why I hate the Paralympics

Our man in the East, famed opinion speaker Tony Murray, considers the media’s obsession with homogeneity in light of this summer’s last sporting spectacle.

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T Time: China, the U.S., and the Cold PR...

Our man in Hong Kong Tony Murray muses on China, America, and the public relations spat between Far East and West.

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T Time: How Do is done

Man of opinions and regular guest columnist Tony Murray reflects on the loss of North West media website How-Do, from his Hong Kong base.

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