Blog posts • Oct 23, 2014 08:00 BST
Mynewsdesk was a proud sponsor of The Professional Copywriters' Network Conference, held in London in September. We met Ogilvy's UK vice chairman and TED speaker Rory Sutherland, and other creatives, who told us what they think makes a great story.
Blog posts • Sep 30, 2014 14:06 BST
We caught up with former Financial Times journalist Tom Foremski who runs Silicon Valley Watcher blog, which reports on the intersection between technology and the media.
Blog posts • Sep 03, 2014 11:00 BST
We caught up with Vikki Chowney, Head of Agency at newly formed social agency, Things With Wings (a TMW and Nelson Bostock Group partnership). With experience across marketing, PR and digital communications, we were keen to find out just what Vikki's doing to embrace disruption and consolidation in the industry...
Blog posts • Aug 14, 2014 12:19 BST
Marketing trends come and go, either evolving into tried-and-tested practices or disappearing in a sea of toe-curling buzzwords (QR codes, anyone?). Few break into the mainstream beyond our little marketing & communications realm but this is exactly what happened last week.
Blog posts • Aug 06, 2014 11:59 BST
We caught up with Deirdre Breakenridge (Adjunct Professor, Marketing & Public Relations, New York University) at our #FutureComms14 event. She shared her thoughts on the PR landscape, specifically the influence of technology on the evolution of PR, communications and marketing.
Blog posts • Aug 04, 2014 08:00 BST
Summer has been packed with sporting events (World Cup, the Commonwealth Games, Tour de France, to name but a few) music festivals and all imaginable kinds of happenings. Despite making the most of beer gardens, supporting their favourite athletes and catching some rays, PR and comms professionals around the world have been busy. Here are some campaigns and events that caught our attention!
Blog posts • Jul 30, 2014 10:33 BST
Here at Mynewsdesk we love clever PR campaigns and funny stunts...especially when there is a hidden camera involved. So this prank to promote the airing of Sharkando 2: The Second One on Syfy was right up our street...
Blog posts • Jul 03, 2014 10:34 BST
It always seems to be the way, it's the beginning of the month then it's flown by in a flash. There's been plenty of things happening over the last four weeks to get the communications industry talking. Here are our highlights from the last month...
Blog posts • May 28, 2014 08:15 BST
There’s a schism opening up in the PR industry. There are some agencies that have put the work in to understand how the communications environment is evolving and are adapting their services, structure and skill sets in response. But there are many more agencies that, well, haven’t. And more to the point, show no sign of doing so.
Blog posts • May 13, 2014 08:40 BST
Jon Bernstein, an independent digital media consultant and writer, formerly deputy editor then digital director of New Statesman and multimedia editor at Channel 4 News, gives a sneak peak at the debate he'll be chairing at FutureComms14...
Blog posts • May 06, 2014 11:00 BST
Deirdre Breakenridge, CEO of Pure Performance Communications, gives her thoughts on the changing role of the communications professionals and insights into the future of communications. She also was the keynote speaker at FutureComms14 - the PR & comms event of the year.