Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz have split up. According to the actor�s sister and publicist, Lee Anne DeVette, the couple ended their three-year relationship amicably at the end of January.So it finally happened.. I am sure that avid showbiz watchers saw this approaching. Seasoned PR cynics will be aware of the string pulling in this […]
I am always on jargon watch with a view to making press releases and proposals interesting. Feast your eyes on this beauty. Flying while Muslim pp. Searching, questioning, or denying service to an airline passenger for no other reason than the person appears to be a Muslim. Also: FWM. On Sept. 26, 2002, Maher Arar, […]
One minute you can�t get a magazine or newspaper to blink at you, next every journalist is crazy about you. Since the Oscars and Lost in Translation Scarlett Johansson is every scribblers fave babe. The tabloids were salivating over this morsel today. Johansson dressed up in fishnet tights and a leather basque to perform a […]
I have just completed work on a BBC3 documentary entitled Iraq: How the War was Spun My contribution to the programme is an investigation of the role of PR in promoting the Gulf war, and in controlling our perceptions of the conflict. The ineluctable conclusion is that you and I and anyone with an ounce […]
Embedded: Simpson could not know the publicists’ sophisticated manipulation of his reports I have just completed work on a BBC3 documentary entitled Iraq: One Year On. My contribution to the programme is an investigation of the role of PR in promoting the Gulf war, and in controlling our perceptions of the conflict. The ineluctable conclusion […]
When you are on roll – give journalist a fantastic quote, certainly, but just remember it will always be on the record. Rachel Hunter has revealed the saucy details of her sex life – and confessed she doesn’t need a man to keep her happy. The estranged wife of Rod Stewart admitted she has a […]
I’ve just completed work on a BBC 3 documentary entitled “Iraq: One Year On”. In my part it investigates the role of PR in promoting the Gulf War, and in controlling our perceptions of the conflict. The ineluctable conclusion is that you and I, and anyone with an ounce of humanity, think of war in […]
I’ve also been interviewing Ali al-Bayati, Chairman of the Revolutionary Council in Iraq who – it emerges – had been warning the west about Saddam’s true nature since as far back as 1975. Which clearly convinced the west that here was a man we should be doing business with.