Browsing All posts tagged under »Jan Moir«

Olympic PR highs and lows

July 30, 2012

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The London Olympics are less than a week old and there’s already been no-end of PR stunts, mishaps and misunderstandings. Here are the five most notable so far… Worst crisis comms excuse: Trying downplay the loss of keys was pretty cringeworthy crisis comms by the Met Police. But LOCOG blaming spectators using mobile phones for […]

Don’t feel too sorry for the Daily Record

June 14, 2011

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As job losses were announced, The Herald posed the question, does Scotland need the Daily Record? This was the newspaper which in 2000 leapt on Stagecoach boss, Brian Souter‘s, bigoted bandwagon to campaign in favour of Section 28 (or 2A as it was known in Scotland). That’s the clause that banned the ‘promotion of homosexuality […]

TweetMobs will not always be a power for good

October 19, 2009

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There have been more words written subsequent to the Jan Moir article on Stephen Gately’s death than she’s ever written in her life. So there’s no need for me to recount how error ridden her article and subsequent reply are (Charlie Brooker in the Guardian, Daniel Finklestein in the Times and even Janet Street Porter […]

Daily Mail Demonstrates Its Ugly Side (Again)

October 16, 2009

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Two blogs in a week. The world is obviously taking a turn for the worse. Jan Moir and the Daily Mail are the focus of my indignation today. Most notably the article today suggesting how Stephen Gately died because he was gay. Horrid woman. Anyway, thanks to my pals on Twitter, it’s been pointed out […]