Tag Archives: Pete Hay

Google + and the homogeny of social networking

As Google+ rocks up as the new cool kid at the social media party, stealing the glitter-ball-dazzle from Facebook, Twitter et al, it seems a good time to step back from those bright and colourful digital lights to consider its … Continue reading

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The future: social TV commentary?

While I sit and watch, what has so far been, a really very exciting Wimbledon men’s final, my enjoyment has been somehow tarnished by the appalling quality of the commentary from the BBC – especially the inane comments coming from … Continue reading

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Your blood bank needs you! (Gay men need not apply)

A few years back I had a humiliating encounter with a blood donation centre nurse that was less Carry On and more stop right there. I didn’t faint at the sight of a needle, the usual source of embarrassment one … Continue reading

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Content and communications: stop talking and just do it!

I’ve just read a great blog post by Steve Farnsworth, explaining the importance for communications professionals to get on board with what he calls, ‘content marketing’. This is something of great interest to me as I have spent the past … Continue reading

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Hussein Chalayan: leading fashion’s digital future?

Despite the great potential for the industry, fashion, in my view, has not really taken digital media as seriously as it should have. There are examples of good practise, with treasures such as Telegraph’s Hilary Alexander, Glamour magazine’s Jo Elvin … Continue reading

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PR agency of the future: stop projecting and evolve

So, on Wednesday this week I spent the evening at the #PRCADebate, which was the first industry event I’ve been to since leaving PRWeek behind last December. It was good to catch up with friendly faces and meet some new … Continue reading

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Social media: good for one’s health? (Here comes the science part)

‘If I don’t write to empty my mind, I go mad.’ Lord Byron As someone regularly diverted by the work of Mr Freud (Sigmund, not Matthew!), I often find myself perusing, more widely, research and studies in the field of … Continue reading

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Manifesto?

As a journalist who has worked extensively within the digital arena it is odd that I have never embarked on marking out my own online territory with a personal blog. I have cocked my leg on various occasions, dallying with … Continue reading

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