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Spice Girls Reunion, Interplanetary Social Networking and Mickey Mouse Shaped Pumpkins – An Interview with Dave Coombs, Head of UK & EMEA Publicity for Disney Destinations International

Since my last blog post, I‘ve (heavy-heartedly) finished my one-year internship at the Regional Communications team for The Walt Disney Company EMEA in June 2013. Keen to continue working in … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

“You’re only as good as the last email you sent” – An Interview with Matt Grossman, Vice President of Publicity at Disney EMEA

It’s been quite some time since my last post and a great deal has happened in the meantime, the biggest of which has been the start of my internship at … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

“What Happens in Vegas, stays on Facebook”

The fourth of the CIPR Autumn Guest Lecture Series at Leeds Met was hosted by Managing Director of the northern arm of Euro RSCG, Brian Beech, accompanied by Jenni Bamford, … Continue reading

November 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Google: Too Many Pies, Not Enough Fingers

A leaked memo from Google CEO Larry Page has confirmed that 25% of all employee annual bonuses will be determined by the success Google’s social strategy in 2011. This initiative … Continue reading

April 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

StumbleUpon – Gift or Curse?

After becoming fed up of checking the same old websites religiously, I thought I’d try the network StumbleUpon to see what all the fuss was about. It soon became my … Continue reading

March 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Play Hard, Work Harder!” – Ailsa Brogan-Hewitt

Ailsa Brogan-Hewitt graduated from the BA PR course in 2009. She is now an Account Executive at Rising Digital, a social media and word of mouth marketing consultancy specializing in … Continue reading

March 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Is Facebook taking over the world?

Recently valued at $65 billion, Facebook has transcended beyond a social network, or a business: it’s become a global contagion – the 5th estate. According to  Facebook’s statistics, users install … Continue reading

March 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Social Media: A Force for Democracy?

No-one could have anticipated the avalanche of protestation we have seen in the Middle East and North Africa since the new year, which has been aptly dubbed The Arab Spring … Continue reading

February 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Social Media’s USP: Its Novelty!

Everyone has a lot to say about social media nowadays, so I’ll try to keep this short and sweet. I for one am a keen advocate of the use of … Continue reading

February 3, 2011 · 1 Comment

Anti-Social Media?

In my first semester at Leeds Met, it became increasingly evident that social media was the future of PR (and Advertising, Journalism, Marketing & Networking for that matter). I realized … Continue reading

January 18, 2011 · 5 Comments
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