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Was Kanye right? Has life become a numbers game?

Kanye West - ever famous for being somewhat outspoken and never shy - has recently sparked up yet another conversation. This time, it's with the question: what would happen if our lives weren't so defined by numbers? In a world that's becoming slightly Black Mirror-esque, social popularity is becoming more and more important. So much to the point that not only has social media become a big part of our lifestyle, but also in our careers. Which i'm not saying is a bad thing by the way, part of my job includes social media management - and I love being able to use platforms to make a difference. The way that it should be used. 

Where did public relations come from and where is it headed?
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Public Relations – Where Did it Come From & Where is it Headed?

Public Relations, one could argue has been around since the dawn of time. Ever since humans have been able to talk they’ve been able to persuade. But, when did we begin to make a business out of it, and where is it headed? So, what is Public Relations? First things first, what is PR? Defined by the… Continue reading Public Relations – Where Did it Come From & Where is it Headed?

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A MAGA Bad Idea?

Pardon the in-bad-taste pun in the title, and try not to let it distract you from the matter in hand. Whether you're a K.W. fan or not, you'd still have to be kinda' a hermit to have let his recent Twitter activity slip your eye. Ahead of his latest product launch, Kanye has took to… Continue reading A MAGA Bad Idea?

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How to Ace your PR Course

I've been meaning to write this post for a while now to get some advice out to my fellow PR students since I almost no longer fall under that category. (Scary!) My education journey is nearing closure and I'm now ready to get myself out there in the world of PR. Yet 3 years ago… Continue reading How to Ace your PR Course

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Snapchat and their Second Crisis of 2018

Ah Snapchat, it hasn't been a good year so far has it? After losing an estimated $1.3billion following an unwelcomed update, and being disowned by Kylie Jenner (one of their biggest advocates) on the back of that, it could have been thought that Snapchat had seen their last dose of crisis' for the year, but… Continue reading Snapchat and their Second Crisis of 2018

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NME Wave Bye-Bye to Print 👋🏻

I was a big fan of NME growing up and still continued to support them even as the copies grew smaller and smaller; even now I tend to pick one up on the way in to work. So, when I heard on the radio that today is to see their last ever printed copy go… Continue reading NME Wave Bye-Bye to Print 👋🏻

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The H&M Crisis – a Marketing Mishap or Nothing of Concern?

If you're a keen Social Media user, it has undoubtedly not escaped your eye that H&M are in the spotlight recently - not, however for any of the right reasons. It caught Twitter's attention that retail giant may have just made a big marketing slip-up that brushed racism - a prevalent modern day issue even now. The acclaimed… Continue reading The H&M Crisis – a Marketing Mishap or Nothing of Concern?