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Do you use Snapchat for news?

What do you think of when someone says Snapchat? Filters with pointed ears, high pitched voices and dancing hot dogs? Us too. But what about Snapchat for news?

What do you think of when someone says Snapchat? Filters with pointed ears, high pitched voices and dancing hot dogs? Us too. Firstly, Snapchat is a photo and video messaging app with more than 20,000 photos being shared every hour, but since its launch in 2011 the organisation has been trying to e...

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Posted on Mon 18th Sep, 2017 in: Blogs, Culture, Donald Trump, Influence, Newspapers, Social Media by Chloe Matthbury

Should brands talk politics?

In a time when opinion has never been more divided, more and more brands are weighing in with political opinion. But should brands be engaging in politically-driven PR campaigns?

As political parties start to battle out the big issues, such as Brexit and the all-important May/ Corbyn standoff over live TV debates, it’s safe to say that the unexpected General Election on 8 June will further divide opinion across the nation.   Over the next two months con...

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Posted on Tue 2nd May, 2017 in: Advice, Crisis Communications, Culture, Donald Trump, Issues Management, Politics by Rebecca Quayle

Making the press officer the story is simply a weapon of mass distraction

I don’t know about you but I couldn’t name a single one of Barack Obama’s or even Theresa May’s press secretaries or spokespeople. Yet the names of Sean Spicer, Kellyanne Conway and Stephen Bannon are already household names, only a short tim

In the UK we’ve become used to political spin doctors finding themselves in the media spotlight. Alastair Campbell is probably the most famous over here, followed by Andy Coulson and perhaps the original press handler who blurred their role with becoming a media personality in their own right,...

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Posted on Fri 10th Mar, 2017 in: Advice, Crisis Management, Culture, Donald Trump, Politics, POTUS, Public Relations by Tim Downs

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