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GDPR – Comms disaster of the decad...

Opt-in or opt-out, despite the deadline now having passed for businesses to clean up their processes with regard to storing…

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May 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

While most of the country was glued to the royal wedding wondering why we didn’t get an extra day off…

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Graduate Communications Job | Smoking Gu...

About Smoking Gun Have you ever dreamed of working in the comms industry? Are you passionate about news? Do you…

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March 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

Talk about headline-grabbing times. This month has been all about battling arctic conditions, investigating spy stories plucked straight from the…

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Blagger’s Blog- Stephen Hawking, empty...

Weekly High This week there have been pro-gun control protests across the US, with students walking out of schools in…

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February 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

You wouldn’t think it had been the shortest month of the year, what with the amount of work coming out…

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Brands wage war on use of plastics, but ...

This week, ASDA became the latest brand to sign up to fight the war against plastic. It announced plans to…

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Recognition

The word recognise comes from the latin word, ‘recognito’ which denotes the recognition of a service. There are several factors…

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January 2018 in the Smoking Gun study

Talk about starts to the year; if 2017 was an epic drama, the new calendar has begun in real scene-stealing…

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Social media agency tips: Memes for busi...

It’s a term that was coined in 1976 by ethologist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins. He wanted to label instances…

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November 2019 at Smoking Gun HQ

Winter is here, but we have plenty of in-house news to warm your hearts. After all, they don’t call it…

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AMEC Measurement Month 2019: How to meas...

Another year, another global push from AMEC measurement month to raise standards across the public relations industry when it comes…

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The media must be more responsible to sa...

“Not many people have asked if I’m OK.” These words have stuck with me over the last fortnight following the…

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7 scarily bad Halloween PR campaign fail...

The end of October means one thing— Halloween. Which means one thing for brands— a clamour to come up with…

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Digital update: Online accessibility can...

While accessibility has long been a requirement for businesses in real life, online accessibility has been much slower to catch…

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