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RepComms joins committee for #RadFest18

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RepComms’ Lucy Goodwin has once again joined the organising committee for this year’s Radio Festival (#RadFest18) to be staged at the British Library on May 15th. Lauren Laverne, broadcaster and BBC Radio 6 presenter, will host this year’s Festival, the

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NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2017 AUDIO AND RADIO INDUSTRY AWARDS (ARIAS) ANNOUNCED

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The nominations for the 2017 Audio and Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS) have been revealed ahead of the prestigious awards ceremony to be held on October 19th  at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. RepComms will once again be organising the

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London Calling! RepComms teams up with London Voices 2017 and the Media Society to judge the best in citizen journalism

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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 have scooped awards and certificates in the London Voices 2017 competition at a high profile

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How brands can bounce back from disaster – RepComms talks to Marketing Week

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United Airlines found out the hard way that when crisis hits in the social media era, there is nowhere to hide. So what can marketers learn from the way brands including Pepsi, BrewDog, Samsung and Google have handled negativity? Dealing with a

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And Some Faking News Just In…

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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 in its own demise or, at least, decline. To be clear, I’m not talking about hoary

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Jeremy Paxman….Is This Your Life?

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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 the world the Paxo Stuffing. He treads where no man dares by asking Charles Kennedy

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ARIAS triumph in Leeds

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The winners of the Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS), the successors to the Sony Awards and the top honours in UK radio, were announced (October 19) at a star-studded ceremony at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. The Kaiser

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Martyn Lewis and the News – why the Cow and Gate Kid was right

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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 front man of almost every major news slot for both ITN and the BBC although, sensibly,

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Media Society Elects New Council Member

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Patrick Barrow, co-founder and MD of crisis PR specialists Reputation Communications, has been elected to the Council of the Media Society, the charitable organisation that brings together people who work in all parts of the media to inspire, provoke, surprise,

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