Category Archives: Media

Review: Damien Hirst, Tate Modern

Someone once told me a great story about Damien Hirst. Having been at a party, the man himself had been working the room, asking guests to put their hands in his pocket and guess what was in there. The mischievous … Continue reading

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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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Ego and the idiot: the modern opinion piece.

When I read the over-saturation of opinion pieces littering the pages of the media, written by a superiority of didacts who have such high opinions of themselves that they regularly plaster 1,000 words of condescending, cynical and, quite frankly, joyless, … Continue reading

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Graduate schemes: are PR agency bosses failing graduates?

The ever-resourceful, and thoroughly good chap!, Ben Cotton, has once again compiled his well-researched and really rather helpful list of PR graduate schemes to give the future talent of the PR industry a much-needed foot up. Most of us have … 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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BREAKING NEWS: made you look!

I think it’s safe to say, following the recent riots in the UK, that many of us were glued to our screens as we watched the 24- hour news channels play a small selection of amateur videos, on repeat, of … 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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