What are we talking about? Part III.

A week ago I published the results of tag analysis of the blogs in the PR Friendly Index, and then looked at the frequencies of usage of those tags. So, let's now look at who is talking - or, at least, tagging - about what, exactly. Click the blog link to go to the blog, … Continue reading What are we talking about? Part III.

What are we talking about?

source »       While on holiday, sipping a Piña Colada, I had a sudden thought (well, it happened to Newton, right?) I've been doing a lot of thinking about keywords recently, and I suddenly wondered what the keywords in the PR Friendly Index would look like. That is, take them all, and plot them in some … Continue reading What are we talking about?

Ghost blogging? It’s going to happen. Get over it already.

source »      The blogosphere is no garden of Eden. We can try to self-regulate, but in so doing we're only exposing our own naïveté.  In the beginning, there was the web.  It was beautiful. It was perceived - and conceived - as a nirvana, a democracy of thought, in which money held no sway. Then, money woke up. … Continue reading Ghost blogging? It’s going to happen. Get over it already.

‘Old’ media can be great in showing how ‘old’ PR can be dreadful

I uncovered a gem of a programme today: Inside Stories, on BBC Radio 4 - "Follow major news stories as they travel through the media machine. Journalists and editors discuss the key decisions made." Sadly it's not a podcast, but happily you can hear it again. I highly recommend it. The programme looked at the … Continue reading ‘Old’ media can be great in showing how ‘old’ PR can be dreadful

Chinese burns and deadlegs: There’s bullying in the blogosphere

Consensus is that social media is on the verge of 'tipping' this year coming, so as we go through the generations it makes sense that we see comments from 'experienced' PR bloggers criticising 'new' PR bloggers. I've seen it happen before. Jennifer Mattern on NakedPR really doesn't like the so-called PR Blog Party. She thinks … Continue reading Chinese burns and deadlegs: There’s bullying in the blogosphere