PR

20 years after HIV former basketball star Magic Johnson fronts Dove For Men

It’s not a bad comeback is it? 20 years after being diagnosed HIV positive (thought then to be a virtual death sentence) former basketball star Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson is fronting a Dove For Men campaign, surrounded by his family and ...

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Is WPP set to star in George Osborne’s UK budget?

Back in 2008 WPP decided to register the company in tax haven Jersey and base it in Ireland in a protest at what it saw as double taxing of profits (in its case the overwhelming majority) earned outside the UK. ...

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Pressure group targets Libya’s Brown Lloyd James and Bahrain’s Bell Pottinger in call for ethical PR

Pressure group The Really Ethical PR Agency (they’ve got a sense of humour then) has protested outside the offices of Bell Pottinger in London because the PR agency, owned by Lord Bell’s Chime Communications, handles the Bahrain government. This follows ...

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UK PR agencies see golden opportunity in Government’s extended communications freeze

UK PR agencies are getting excited about the unexpected possibilities for their discipline emerging from the Government’s devastating freeze on communications expenditure which, according to the Cabinet Office has resulted in a saving of £133m since it took office last ...

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Red Nose Day fatigue is here already and there’s still ten days to go

In keeping with our curmudgeonly attitude to charities aren’t ‘cha sick of the BBC’s annual children’s charities fund-raiser Red Nose Day already? And it doesn’t happen until March 18. Like all these one-time good ideas for good causes it seems ...

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Here’s Daniel Craig in a frock to support the sisterhood at Equals

Actor Daniel Craig begins in James Bond mode for this film from charity Equals for International Women’s Day but, following an ear-bashing from fellow Bond film performer Judy Dench in her ‘M’ mode, swaps to a patterned frock that makes ...

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