A question of PR principle

Recent reports of sophisticated public relations attacks on current affairs programmes, such as Panorama and Dispatches, will inevitably lead to questions within the PR industry about the morality of such practices by the agencies behind them.

So what exactly has been going on?

According to a report in The Guardian, companies and public sector bodies that have […]

By |20th October 2011|PR, PR stunts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Abercrombie and Fitch faces controversial PR ‘Situation’

Has the controversial offer by US clothing chain Abercrombie and Fitch to pay a reality TV star not to wear its clothes been a stroke of PR genius or just another costly example of public relations miscalculation?
That’s the question currently hot on the lips of many in the PR profession, after it emerged that the […]

By |18th August 2011|Celebrity PR, PR, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Day 2 of work experience – a quick update

Hello, this is me, William Bateman, and I am beginning a week’s work placement with Octopus Public Relations. This short blog addition will recount my experience at the company during this week.

Extremely busy day today, went to a “How to Win” event where Paul spoke. I am very tired, so I will upload my full […]

By |19th July 2011|PR, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ballistic Bannatyne Dragon down Twitter?

If I was in Duncan Bannatyne’s shoes I think I’d be equally peed off with some scathing online reviews – but I don’t think using Twitter the way he has to fight fire with fire is the answer.

The TV Dragon reacted angrily to some very unkind remarks about one of his hotels on the review […]

By |27th January 2011|Social media, Twitter, Uncategorized|0 Comments