The opening of Terminal 5 at Heathrow has been a complete PR meltdown! So far, 70 flights have been cancelled and irate travelers spitting blood are wandering the concourse trying to reclaim luggage. I hear its going to get worse with more cancellations expected over the weekend. What a PR disaster especially when the media […]
Monthly Archives: March 2008
The French president’s PR team brought the Sarko & Carla show already perfected in their home country to London this week with similarly successful results The UK national press dedicate a third day of considerable space to the state visit to Britain by French president Nicolas Sarkozy, aided and abetted by his able uber-Frau.
My attention has been drawn to Lost in the Showbiz a website set up to celebrate the weight of witless, achingly silly PR guff. The site declares that it yearns to share all the inane crap it receives with the world. Gawd, I feel my age! The explosion of airhead PRs, who make Eddy Monsoon […]
Cold Mud www.coldmud.com – the excellent site that links you to all you need to know about food posted Monsanto profit news this morning. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=a1GHj4N2tLEI&refer=us – All very interesting. Some time ago, Coldmud reminded us that Monsanto invented Agent Orange, “herbicide and defoliant” used by the States Armed Forces in its Warfare programme during the “Vietnam War. Between 1963 and […]
There’s been much talk about a website that has created a game called Miss Bimbo where children as young as nine years old are invited to become the most famous, beautiful, sought after bimbo across the globe. It’s certainly got most of the broadsheets and blogs here frothing at the mouth in their attack on […]
As her celebrity persona passes into temporary obscurity perhaps its time to stop and take a close look at the Heather Mills phenomenon. Not since the cult of Myra Hindley have we encountered so much vitriol aimed at one woman. Poor Heather has been on a rough ride and taken a long drop into a […]
Mark Borkowski offers a POV on how she might rebuild her image.
It’s a very unhappy fifth anniversary of the Iraq war. I thought it was a good moment to return to the BBC3 documentary entitled Iraq: How the War was Spun. My contribution to the programme was an investigation of the role of PR in promoting the Gulf war, and in controlling our perceptions of the […]