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May 8, 2014

The Periodic Table of Story Elements

Last year we issued the first draft of our Periodic Table of Story Elements.  Each of the elements on the table is a potential ingredient for […]
May 8, 2014

Princess Diana and me

Nicholas Witchell was just on the BBC news talking about the news that William and Kate and their kid are going on tour to Australia and […]
May 8, 2014

PR: the note, the chord and the sustain pedal

One of the things that has struck me this year is the way in which my own media consumption habits continue to change. I’ve been surgically […]
May 8, 2014

Christmas Compilation, part 2

With Christmas fast approaching, here’s the second disc from this year’s compilation album of some of Houston’s homegrown PR hits. We hope this gives you a […]
May 8, 2014

Our Christmas compilation

With Christmas fast approaching, here’s this year’s compilation album of some of Houston’s homegrown PR hits. We’re really proud of this work and we hope that […]
May 8, 2014

Some of my favourite websites for ideas, time wasting, etc

Here are a some my favourites.  I’ll update this list from time to time: 1. Arts and Letters Daily: a great source of links to the […]
May 8, 2014

THE PR PROFESSION IS HAVING THE WRONG DEBATE

The PR profession loves a debate but it dunalf choose the wrong topic sometimes.  Every day I see endless chatter about the death of the press […]
May 8, 2014

In conversation with Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell, former director of communications and strategy to Tony Blair and now a writer, broadcaster and strategist, took time out from launching the first volume […]
May 8, 2014

It’s time to call time on the so called “sell-in” call

We recently wrote out to two thousand correspondents and editors asking them for their views on so-called “sell-in” calls from PR people. I must admit that […]
May 8, 2014

A chat with Vicky Taylor

An experts view on the impact of social media comes from Vicky Taylor, Commissioning Editor, New Media at Channel 4 News. http://youtu.be/lqOn_YYnM4c An experts view on […]