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Fake news not entirely a figment of Mr Trump’s imagination after all?

An independent review into the future of high-quality journalism in the UK has issued a call for evidence. The fear is that as newspapers close and journalist numbers shrink, there is an increased threat to high-quality journalism in the UK. Statistics evidence the continuing decline of the press market: Total press industry revenues declined by […]

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Phone phobia

I’ve just read a PR Week article which looks at phone pitching to journalists, and it seems that things are getting worse in the media relations business. I’ve run my own company for five years now, but before I left my last agency I had noticed that junior staff were becoming increasingly reluctant to pick […]

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Can hacks hack it?

An interesting article appeared in PR Week recently looking at how an increasing number of journalists are moving over to the ‘dark side’ of public relations.

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010