Downside of the web’s “social soup”

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BBC NEWS | Technology | From here to cyberspace: A timely piece from Bill Thompson at Beeb website. He writes: “One of the big problems with Facebook, Bebo, MySpace and the other social network sites is that they bring the many different groups we all belong to into one online space, creating a ‘social soup’… Read more »

Can PR learn from the porn industry?

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Well, this Valleywag piece (in turn based on a NYT article) was saying that video bloggers could learn from the porn biz – but the two comments they highlight could be be more generically applied to PR: We use good-quality lighting and very good sound," said David Joseph, president of Red Light District, a production… Read more »

Rainier and Inferno in PR recruitment spat

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As we all know, things are tough in the world of PR recruitment at the moment – so agencies are resorting to ever more aggressive tactics in a bid to lure talent. However, seems that Inferno MD Grant Currie has somewhat shown his cards early in an apparent attempt to lure Rainier staff over to… Read more »