Category Archives: Services

Max Clifford’s personal PR disaster

The UK’s highest profile PR publicist has become the first person to be convicted under the Operation Yewtree investigation, Scotland Yard’s inquiry into historic allegations of sexual offences by British media bigwigs including the late DJ Jimmy Saville. After jury … Continue reading

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Charity cross-USA cycle for poverty housing

In my 7+ years of blogging I’ve never asked for much from my readers; just a bit of attention and engagement for the cases and critiques I sometimes offer. However, I recently made a resolution to generally “pay it back” to … Continue reading

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Fiji government hires US PR guns to polish its global image

PR expert Gerry McCusker was interviewed by Radio Australia this am – exploring the Fiji Govt’s use of online PR and social media. McCusker told Radio Australia it makes perfect sense: “If an organisation posts regularly online through blogs and … Continue reading

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No PR disaster; 50% of Aussie newspapers PR-driven

More than half of Aussie newspaper content is actually supplied by PR advisers, a new study claims. Continue reading

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Bush PR man Fleischer to restore Tiger Woods’ PR?

Sometimes controversial political press secretary Ari Fleischer is in place to advise Tiger’s re-entry to the world of golf. Word suggests that Ari’s team has been working with Woods to make a major announcement about his future, perhaps by the … Continue reading

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Aussie PR hires actresses to fake a news story

An Australian PR has created a PR disaster by hiring actresses to fake a news story. Continue reading

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First proper PR disaster of 2010?

Another ex-journalist-turned-PR is at the centre of a whale fishing/spy scandal PR disaster in Australia, proving that a decent hack doth not a good flack make! IMHO, it’s often professionally flexible ex-journos who give PR practitioners a bad name. Despite … Continue reading

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YouTube Direct expands into citizen journalism

Public relations expert Gerry McCusker thinks some PR companies could be tempted to seed client stories using YouTube Direct. Continue reading

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