Entries by Mark Borkowski from 12/2012

Leveson, Lies and the Twitter Liberation Front

| Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

Whatever our grievances with the misconduct of a select few in the media, we should be far more wary of the power of the crowd. After all, wasn't it the public that gobbled up these gossip column inches in the first place? If people don't buy it, the press won't print it.

The Royals Must Not Let Their Zygote Be Seized by the PR Zeitgeist

| Posted 12.11.2012 | Huffington Post

Rest assured that this is a very early present for the PR industry. PRs will be peddling their wares and attaching products and brand events onto the media charabang at every opportunity. Sales speak stronger than sentiment, and the baby care PR pixies have been stat-spinning like a tribal dervish overcome by super-strength hallucinogenic cacti.

Never Mind the Mayans, Here's the Apocalypse

| Posted 12.20.2012 | Huffington Post

If I could have one Christmas wish, it would be for our politicians to stop being too embarrassed to stand by culture and support it for fear of being branded 'elitist'. The Arts are for everyone, and nothing embodies this better than the volunteers who worked tirelessly to create the opening ceremony this summer.