Case Files

The power of hindsight

Usually advertising-savvy Cadbury causes shock and offence by comparing Naomi Campbell to a bar of Dairy Milk Bliss in another one of those painfully stupid moments.

Read more

Addition to the Bank Holiday shopping li...

The latest ad from CHI and Partners for Samsung has been causing a stir online, and is tantamount to torture. We’re shown stunning televisions displaying beautiful images, making us want to steamroll into the nearest electrical store and buy a fresh one.

Read more

The future's bright, the future...

The UK Audit Bureau of Circulation began taking iPad and iPhone app use into account for newspapers and magazines, 12 months after the US equivalent got wise to the new requirement. More proof to suggest we all need to be thinking mobile media.

Read more

Increasing influence with ease: From Fac...

Smoking Gun PR takes a closer look at the changes to Facebook Places, and Foot Feed, the new location based social media app

Read more

News In Tweets

Brief facts and figures leading to more complex stories

Read more

The Great Manchester Debate

More scandal over the BBC’s move out of London, and Manchester City Council’s recently announced cuts. Can it really be put down to political one-upmanship? Yes, we think it probably can.

Read more

Avoiding crisis PR….just!

Smoking Gun PR is in its element handling a media crisis management situation for its clients so it caught our eye today when Lidl courted a PR disaster.

Read more

Want more?

We are not all born ingenious PR inventors. Save yourself the trouble of finding one by signing up to our free monthly newsletter.

Blagger’s Blog: Royal blood, blood...

Weekly High While the BBC’s recent adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic ‘Dracula’ divided opinion, the billboard used to promote the…

Read more

Blagger’s Blog: Democracy… I...

Weekly High You should know only too-well by now that Smoking Gun is a huge supporter of sustainability and a…

Read more

Blagger’s Blog: Best of Christmas ...

Weekly High It’s being touted as the £100 Christmas ad that ‘blows John Lewis out of the water’. Let’s avoid…

Read more

Blagger’s Blog: Clive James, Lego ...

Weekly High   View this post on Instagram   The evolution of the truck is here. Guaranteed shatterproof ? A…

Read more

Blagger’s Blog: Elf, South Dakota&...

Weekly High New York hotel Club Wyndham has unveiled its big festive pull for the year — a suite that…

Read more

Blagger’s Blog— Something about ...

Manchester Digital PR agency Smoking Gun’s Weekly High 10th December marks the 10th anniversary of Angry Birds. To mark the…

Read more