Battle Royal? The Sun and the student fees protest

The Sun 10 Dec. 2010 I am somewhat perplexed by The Sun these days.

Today’s front page runs:

“Battle Royal: Student demo yobs in shameful attack on Charles and Camilla”

Ummmmm….. who *exactly* are The Sun’s readership? I thought they would be closely aligned with the kids who were . . . →

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Media Interviews: "But I said more than that!"

One of my pet projects at work is giving some media training to stakeholders. I am presenting the course to people who are not professional communicators but they are really good at what they do. What they hate is the fact that when they get an interview they talk for about 10 minutes to 30 . . . →

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Event: London Media Summit 2008

The London Business School is organising is 6th London Media Summit 2008 which will take place on Monday the 24th of November.

This year’s theme is entitled “The Great Debate: How can ‘old’ media survive?” and it will focus on the future of traditional media platforms.

With an array of high-profile media leaders taking part, . . . →

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The bad newsletter example

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Stay with me here: The pictures above are the front and back page of a newsletter that I received in the post today. It’s from my Media Dept. It used to go out only to the BA Film & Media students but it . . . →

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Old media content – New Media platform. An example.

Contemplating the Open Democracy concept – a merge of traditional media values and new media ones. This is a good example of how things could work and how things do not work when trying to apply old medium ways of thinking to a new medium. Substitute Open Democracy with numerous other websites and you get . . . →

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Trust me I work in the Media

Very interesting Globalization & Media Cultures tonight with two guests. A journalist (Greek foreign correspondent) and the owner of a strategic management gathering and communications consulting company.

I’m not including names and details as I plan to be critical so indulge me.

The journalist was very good, took us through Habermas’ theory of the public . . . →

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