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Are we living in a panto?

I am a keen observer of the events around me. This includes how people act, how people interact and how society evolves and develops, or doesn’t. In recent months I have become increasingly¬†aware of something that appears to have taken … Continue reading

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2012: a year of crisis, social media and integrity

As we head into the last few days of 2012, I decided to review what the year looked like for me through my blog posts during the 12 months. There were three clear themes that have emerged for me throughout … Continue reading

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Making news the 2012 way

Shock, horror! The Sun have today printed the photographs of Prince Harry two days after they were circulating throughout the Internet and were being viewed by users of social media. The newspaper says it made the decision based on freedom … Continue reading

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Communication – it’s all the same…isn’t it?

When I was writing my last blog I mentioned the importance of communication professionals keeping up-to-date with the latest developments that will affect their work. I am becoming increasingly frustrated and short of patience with those working in communication roles … Continue reading

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A Nation Talking to Itself

I have been watching the Leveson Inquiry with interest. With each celebrity and high profile testimony comes even more unsettling insights into the workings of the national media. Only a few people will ever personally face the scrutiny of the … Continue reading

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Phone hacking, victims and honourable journalists

When I was training to be a journalist I was always impressed by the one lecturer who talked about his time as a News of the World journalist. He was a real character and an old school journo – but … Continue reading

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