Obfuscation, opacity…and war

Obfuscation, opacity…and war

Broadly speaking, the short words are the best. Winston Churchill said that, so it must be true. It also means that he probably didn’t instruct his World War II commanders to leverage German inefficiencies using a... Read More »

Is the new Culture Secretary a man who understands the investment case for Britain’s creative industries?

Is the new Culture Secretary a man who understands the investment case for...

As Sajid Javid becomes culture secretary, some have been quick to voice criticism before the man has set foot in his new office. Twitter resounded on Wednesday morning with people complaining that an investment banker... Read More »

Wearable technology is going beyond the health kick

Wearable technology is going beyond the health kick

Mention the phrase wearable technology and you’ll probably think of the many fitness tracker gadgets that have exploded in popularity over the past year. The phrase may also conjure up images of a futuristic... Read More »

What is public interest?

What is public interest?

Two stories doing the rounds on Wednesday morning demonstrate the dangerous balancing act that journalists – in both these cases BBC journalists – have to perform in judging the public interest. As two-word... Read More »

The Content Challenge: driving meaningful consumer engagement

The Content Challenge: driving meaningful consumer engagement

This week, I had the privilege of joining some of the UK’s leading content experts from major news organisations like the BBC, Guardian and Time Out to talk about the big C word at the 2014 Social Media World Forum.... Read More »

Career Advice Gets Speedy at Edelman UK

Career Advice Gets Speedy at Edelman UK

It reminds me of the time I was on a private jet with Tony and Rupert… That was the start of one of the tales told by Anji Hunter, Edelman Senior Advisor and my panel partner at the annual Edelman GWEN Minute... Read More »

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