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Ketchum Can’t Spin It Either

PR Week published a Q&A interview last Thursday with Adam Brown, director of eKetchum, as a sort of analysis of the brouhaha that blew up following Ketchum’s announcement in June of their launch of a new media practice, Ketchum Personalized Media, and the derision with which the news was greeted by the online PR community.

High Expectations For Final Star Wars Movie

Just over a week to go until Star Wars Episode III Revenge of The Sith opens! Lots of pre-reviews are appearing around the net…

Catholic Insider Podcasting Rig

A special invited guest at yesterday’s Blognomics conference in Amsterdam was Father Rodrick Vonhogen of the Catholic Insider podcast, the one that’s been top of the downloads hit parade on Podcast Alley for some weeks.

GM Financial Results and Bad Press

Yesterday, General Motors announced its financial results for the first quarter this year, reporting a net loss of $839 million compared to a net profit of $1.2 billion for the same period last year.

GM Blog Stays On Track

Yesterday, General Motors announced its financial results for the first quarter this year, reporting a net loss of $839 million compared to a net profit of $1.2 billion for the same period last year.

Blueprint Ethics Code For The Profession

One thing I’ve frequently commented about in this blog is ethics in the communication profession. Or, rather, about the lack of an authoritative and cohesive voice that speaks on ethics on behalf of the profession.

It’s not a blog but the BBC News editor’s site is a good read

I wrote a critical commentary earlier last month about the BBC News website and how its editor, Peter Clifton, had started writing commentaries that “look back at the week in the newsroom – and tackle some of your questions.”

GM: Poster child for the executive blog

Since General Motors began the GM FastLane Blog in early January, it’s attracted considerable attention from business communicators. That attention has been sparked by who the bloggers are – senior corporate executives, starting with GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz.

Yak Shaving and Other Blogosphere Tales
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Today’s one of those Sundays when yak shaving seems to be the order of the day. A day of catching up with much-neglected email and prep for the week ahead.

Friends, Romans, Googleans, Lend Us Your Ears

The tree-shaking that I started earlier this week (with a visible push from Dave Winer) over Google Toolbar’s …

Bloggers Blasted For Ignoring Pay-For-Promotion

US press critic and writer Jay Rosen takes a hefty swipe at PR bloggers, with a blanket accusation …

Back to Copernic Desktop Search

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been using the new MSN Toolbar Suite of search tools since it was released.

Google’s Recent Changes: Expert Commentary

The launch of Gmail overshadowed many of the changes that Google announced recently. I spoke with several SEO experts recently about what they thought was significant about Google’s changes.