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  • 01/07/2017
    London Calling! RepComms teams up with London Voices 2017 and the Media Society to judge the best in citizen journalism
    RepComms' Patrick Barrow was among the judges in a competition to find the best of London's citizen journalists. Amanda Pavon-Lopez  explains:  Three student citizen journalists...
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  • 24/07/2017
    The End is Nigh. So Let's Go On Holiday.
    The very heavens weep! Well, now that summer has abandoned our isles, it can only be a matter of time before some wild-eyed prophet...
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  • 01/07/2017
    London Calling! RepComms teams up with London Voices 2017 and the Media Society to judge the best in citizen journalism
    RepComms' Patrick Barrow was among the judges in a competition to find the best of London's citizen journalists. Amanda Pavon-Lopez  explains:  Three student citizen journalists...
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  • 10/05/2017
    Twitter Talk is Cheep - Till Eagles Dare
    Telegraph piece comes up a Tweet Rather dully, we’re going to have to talk about social media. Dully, because it continues to take up a...
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  • The Black Hole Move Poster
    11/04/2017
    Corporate Reputation Oblivion, Comedians and the Laws of Physics
    It’s funny what sticks in the memory, isn’t it? Odd moments which for some reason get caught and stranded on a mental filament and...
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  • 20/03/2017
    The Penny Drops....Content Drives Long Term Brand Health
    Planet of the Apes concludes with one of the most iconic moments in movie history. Charlton Heston’s character Taylor rides his horse onto a...
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  • 15/03/2017
    The Media Mirror - does it reflect the world we live in?
    One of the media’s primary functions is to reflect the world we live in. Sometimes it ends up doing so unconsciously. When it does,...
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  • 06/03/2017
    Urban Journos Given Chance to Be Heard in New Competition
    ‘LONDON VOICES’ LAUNCHES COMPETITION FOR ASPIRING CITIZEN JOURNALISTS London, Monday, March 6. The London Learning Consortium (LLC) has joined forces with The Media Society,...
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  • 01/02/2017
    And Some Faking News Just In...
    I blame the media! Well, at some point, we all do, don’t we? But in this case, I blame the media for being complicit...
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  • 13/01/2017
    Exit - pursued by a reputation. Actors, presidents and institutions take curtain call.
    And so it begins. 2017 and the promise of a year at least as dramatic as the last. And when a history cycle is...
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  • 21/12/2016
    Media & Reputation 2016 - RepComms Wraps it Up
    Have you been watching Designated Survivor? You should, you know. It’s one of those Netflixy born-to-box-set things that lure you in for 'just one...
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  • 13/12/2016
    CEOs, Politics and Apologies
    The Sauce of the Niall The Round-Up once boldly predicted that the whole Brexit thing would do exactly as Europe has always done and ruin...
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  • 23/11/2016
    Jeremy Paxman....Is This Your Life?
    Spoiler alert. Shall we talk about Jeremy Paxman? C’mon, c’mon, I’ll have to press you…Oh come ON!  Here is a man with a reputation. He gave...
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  • 10/11/2016
    O Say Does that Star-Spangled Banner Yet Wave?
    The Round-Up usually steers clear of American politics. They’re important – of course - but for Brits all those big, colourful rallies, family line-ups,...
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  • 03/11/2016
    It's time to let rip for Britain's reputation
    The Round-Up was once asked to do a turn on Britain’s reputation as a place to do business. It was pre-crash, God was in...
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  • 24/10/2016
    ARIAS triumph in Leeds
    The winners of the Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS), the successors to the Sony Awards and the top honours in UK radio, were...
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  • 13/10/2016
    Love it or hate it, Marmite wars will spread among Brexit's soldiers
    There are, out there, people who believe that ‘a giant leap for mankind’ was made, not on the surface of the moon, but at...
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  • 03/10/2016
    Radio Festival disrupting the British Library
    What do you get when you put David Baddiel, Bob Mortimer, Scott Mills, Nick Robinson, Deacon Blue, Jo Whiley and the Culture Minister, Matt...
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  • 26/09/2016
    Martyn Lewis and the News - why the Cow and Gate Kid was right
    Martyn Lewis. No, not the self-effacing financial evangelist. MartYn Lewis. Note the Y. Readers of a certain vintage will remember him as the baby-faced...
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  • 07/09/2016
    Give it some Welly! The Duke's Top Tip on Reputation
    The Duke of Wellington. You remember the fella? Victor of the Peninsular, hero of Waterloo, gazed at you off the old blue fiver and...
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  • 24/08/2016
    Olympic Challenge for Lineker and Virgin Defends its Honour
    Refereeeeee! Somebody once said that a man with a reputation for rising early can get up whenever he likes. Deep stuff, eh? But the meaning is...
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  • 19/08/2016
    We Predict a Riot! Kaiser Chief's Ricky Wilson joins Jo Whiley at Radio Festival
    Kaiser Chiefs front man and former coach on BBC One’s The Voice, Ricky Wilson, will be in conversation with BBC Radio 2’s Jo Whiley...
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  • 15/08/2016
    Post-truth politics and the summertime business blues
    Summertime Blues Ah what a summer it was. Endless, glorious, never to be forgotten. The barman at Les Oliviers generous with the pressions, sun-kissed girls paying...
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  • 20/07/2016
    You must look at the facts. Because they look at you.
    Er. Yes. ‘Alea iacta est’. Scratch tousled hair in distracted fashion. ‘Ball from the back of the scrum’. Yes, it’s the Boris Johnson chat. As...
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  • 07/07/2016
    A Largely Civil War
    The Dark Ages. The land is divided and without a king. The nobles fight for the hollow crown. In the far north, beyond the...
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  • 27/06/2016
    UK Referendum: It's Over! It's Over!
    Cripes, that’s torn it! As Boris might say were he not temporarily barred from Beano-esque outbursts by the seriousness of prime ministerial ambition. This marriage...
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  • 20/06/2016
    Brexit: and so this is it..
    It's always unfortunate when people who really should know better fail to read the RepComms round-up. Take Chancellor George Osborne and UKIP's Nigel Farage for...
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  • 12/06/2016
    Own Goal! Why one side is failing and the Other Yet Might in the Great Euro Clash
    The RepComms round-up apologises for its recent absence. The unvarnished truth is that it had forlornly hoped for reputational issues above and beyond the...
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  • 27/05/2016
    Lego picks up a brick, Google searched and More...
    The RepComms round-up had hoped to cover something other than the see-saw of reputational fortunes currently pivoting round the Brexit referendum. But we live...
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  • 19/05/2016
    Economists? A bunch of bananas. It's the RepComms Round-Up.
    We all know the jokes; economists have predicted 13 of the last nine recessions. When does a recession become a depression? When all the...
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  • 13/05/2016
    Yippee aye yay! It's the RepComms Reputation Round-up
    Welcome to the RepComms Round-Up,  the first of what will become a regular summary of the reputational ups-and-downs of people and organisations in the...
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  • 13/04/2016
    Unforced errors taxing Cameron's reputation
    With a due sense of weary inevitability, RepComms feels compelled to share a thought or two on the Panama Papers and the ensuing Cameron...
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  • 23/02/2016
    To be in or to be out - that's the big question for British business..
    RepComms, like Hamlet on his melancholy, has been brooding over this one since it read a rather cheeky piece in PR Week by Citigate’s...
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  • 16/02/2016
    Reputation? It belongs in an institution….
    Boris Johnson knows a thing or two about reputations. He has a few of his own. Some carefully nurtured, others the by-product of a...
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  • 11/02/2016
    Radio remains in the driving seat for motorists across Europe
    Eight out of ten new car drivers would never consider buying a car without a radio, according to the biggest ever survey of drivers...
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  • 03/02/2016
    The Value of Reputation
    Reputation is one of the great intangibles of business life – and yet has the greatest value to the success of any commercial venture. Its...
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  • 14/11/2015
    PALMERSTON Capital Management Surges Past $250m AUM
    PALMERSTON Capital, the London-based alternative asset manager set up by Stuart Wain, J P Morgan’s former European credit trading head, announced today that it...
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  • 22/10/2015
    The Times - Everything changes, and Nothing At All.
    Rep Comms is, per force, a great student of the news. Doing our job well - and we do - requires perspective and studying...
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  • 15/10/2015
    London Press Club Ball 2015
    The great - and even the occasional good - of British journalism assembled in the hallowed halls of London's Victoria and Albert Museum for...
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  • 21/07/2015
    Order, Order.....at our House of Commons drinks reception
    RepComms is to partner up with TriOptima, the City provider of post-trade risk management software, to host its annual summer drinks reception at the...
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  • 14/07/2015
    Arqiva Awards 2015
    It was a busy night at London’s Camden Roundhouse on the July 8th when commercial radio descended en masse to celebrate the Arqiva Awards...
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    08/07/2015
    Chris Bryant MP says future regulation of BBC needs to change
    Speaking at RepComms' client, Radiocentre’s #Tuningin conference today (July 8th), Labour’s Shadow Culture Secretary, Chris Bryant MP, said ‘backroom deals’ around the finances of...
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  • 08/07/2015
    New Identity for Radiocentre
    Radiocentre, the industry body for commercial radio, has brought its customer facing departments together under one umbrella brand. The move, by the RepComms client, means...
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  • 16/06/2015
    The City's Reputation is Once Again Under the Spotlight
    The City’s reputation is, once again, getting what used to be called a ‘duffing up’. Oddly, it’s not the usual kids doing the duffing....
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  • 10/06/2015
    David Cameron clarifies his clarification
    ‘Politicians complaining about the media are like sailors complaining about the sea’ said that original political Big Beast Ken Clarke. And yet that, in...
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  • 12/05/2015
    Jaguar Reigns in Spain
    Media events. RepComms has organised them, RepComms has been invited to them. But blasé old RepComms has to confess to being more than a...
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  • 01/05/2015
    Question Time's Time has Come....
    Amid the constant attempts to predict a winner of the 2015 General Election, RepComms may have identified a victor - and it isn't Nicola...
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  • 10/12/2014
    Honouring Alan Yentob
    While others see a Christmas Party as the opportunity for three glasses of room temp Pinot Grigio and a final showcase of the year's...
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  • 04/12/2014
    Sound Women celebrate 3rd birthday
    MPs, Peers and radio industry figures gathered in Westminster this week (Dec 3rd) to celebrate the third birthday of radio industry group, Sound Women,...
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  • 13/10/2014
    London Press Club Ball Buzzing
    Even journalists need love. And RepComms were at the London Press Club Ball to support the London Press Club charity set up over 150...
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  • 03/10/2014
    Palmerston Capital storms past $100m mark with Tages
    Palmerston Capital, the London-based alternative asset manager set up by Stuart Wain, J P Morgan’s former European credit trading head,  has entered into a...
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