From that moment I first set eyes on the deep red hardback cover, and textured-like effect of the jackdaw artwork by John Lawrence evocative of the linocut works that have long stirred something in me, I knew I must have this book. Obviously, the content of the book was of more than a passing interest … Continue reading “Daemon Voices: Essays on Storytelling” – by Philip Pullman
What exactly is PR?
There was a really valuable post recently on the PR Place website ("Public relations for absolute beginners"), where Richard Bailey responded to a challenge about the need for the industry to get better at explaining what it actually is all about - and appealing to a wider cross-section of people who have yet to consider … Continue reading What exactly is PR?
Chris is a DJ. God, Annie is a superstar DJ. Both are on the radio. James on the other hand is a podcast presenter (although he is on the radio too). Krishnan is a podcast presenter (and on the telly). Whatever the difference is between radio DJs and podcast presenters, podcasts provide an excellent long-form … Continue reading DJ culture
Campaign: Keeping the Sainsbury’s bus
I wanted to document what we have done so far to successfully campaign to maintain an important community resource. Having been a public relations practitioner, I felt it important to reflect on the steps we had taken. Taking a wider view, I was just so thoroughly depressed on what was happening on the Westminster stage … Continue reading Campaign: Keeping the Sainsbury’s bus
Over the last few months, I’ve had cause to concentrate my focus on the theory and practice of turning protest into power, to an extent that I probably haven’t done since the mid-90s. The campaigns-related side of public relations, and best ways of developing effective strategies are obviously things which have dominated my time as … Continue reading Resist!
In the fields, factories and workshops – is PR really dead?
I eagerly awaited my copy of ‘Trust Me, PR is Dead’ after so much pre-promotion earlier in the year. The hard copy of the book had been unavailable until June, and since one of the knock-on effects of my neurological condition is a loss of control of muscles in my eyes, and a bad case … Continue reading In the fields, factories and workshops – is PR really dead?