Category Archives: Digital

Review: Brand Anarchy

Brand Anarchy: a book that takes the urban sprawl of our current media landscape, flattens it to its foundations and reconstructs it, explaining how and why each structure looks and stands in the way it does. Authors Steve Earl and … Continue reading

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‘Targeting’ journalists on LinkedIn as a comms professional

On Wednesday I spoke at the Social Media Academy #LinkedInConf on the subject of ‘Targeting Journalists on LinkedIn’, so I thought I would share some of my thoughts, and some additional points that came out of the discussion, here. Firstly, … Continue reading

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Twitter celebrates ‘top tweeters’ at #TwitterDinner, but what places a tweeter on top?

Last night, as I skimmed through my feed, a nightly ritual before drifting off to Bedfordshire, I noticed a handful of celebrities were waxing lyrical about the ‘top tweeters’ #TwitterDinner they had just attended, hosted by Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo, … Continue reading

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Q&A: Ed and Sarah Rogers, Riverhill Gardens

Channel 4’s Country House Rescue, for me, is all about the best of British: our long-standing architectural heritage preserved and sympathetically modernised for future generations to enjoy. Collectively, these programmes symbolise the conservation of a heritage that lies at the … Continue reading

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Q&A: Victoria Buckley, academic – digital’s effect on research

Digital has revolutionised many sectors, democratising content and providing access to resources otherwise unavailable. Victoria Buckley is in the final stages of a PhD at the University of Sussex and talks to me about what online communities have done for … Continue reading

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A cut above the rest: digital goes haute couture at Burberry

The term ‘heritage brand’ doesn’t necessarily evoke futuristic imagery but in the case of British fashion house Burberry, at this season’s London Fashion Week, it was clear that this is a brand looking forward, not merely blowing dust off its … Continue reading

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Q&A: Caroline Shenton, Chief Archivist, UK Parliamentary Archives

Archives aren’t usually places associated with digital technology but UK Parliamentary Archives Chief Archivist, Caroline Shenton, blows the dust off the myths and tells me a very different tale. What would a typical day (if such a thing exists!) be … Continue reading

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Guest post: Meltwater CEO Jorn Lyseggen on Court of Appeal online content licensing ruling

Further to the blog post I wrote here earlier this week, I’d like to introduce Meltwater group CEO, Jorn Lyseggen, who has kindly written a guest blog post to give further insight into the Appeal Court ruling for the case … Continue reading

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The case of the NLA versus Meltwater and the PRCA… and Mark Twain?

So, the much anticipated appeal case of the Meltwater Group and PRCA versus the NLA has come to a crashing pause. I say ‘pause’ as this issue is far from being put to rest with a Supreme Court referral already … Continue reading

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