Monthly Archives: April 2007

Further Thoughts on Semantic Web / Adding News to your Site

Lest I be accused of too quickly dismissing the semantic Web (Alan Morrison, the lone commenter to my previous post, correctly pointed out that some of the industry’s best minds are working on this), I will delve a bit deeper … Continue reading

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Bling, Bing, the Wiki’s Dead

So I went out and got myself a domain. FlacksRevenge.com (the very URL you are now parked on). Get it? PR guy turns media critic. Clever, right? Started a blog of the same name. So far, so good. Time to … Continue reading

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Welcome to the New, User Generated Non stop Media Whipsaw

Sounds like a lovely place, doesn’t it? Or, perhaps, a page from Freddy Kruger’s travelogue? Actually, this represents the media as it exists today. As we have seen from recent events, when you mix a hot story with 24 hour … Continue reading

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Interview with Mark Weiner is on the Fusion Blog

I interviewed Mark Weiner, author of "Unleashing the Power of PR. a Contrarian’s Guide to Marketing and Communications." Please check this out on the Fusion blog.  The interview is posted there.

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Difference in West Coast vs. East Coast Web 2.0 ‘Tude?

Are there important differences in outlooks of East Coast vs. West Coast Web 2.0 plays? East Coast companies are supposed to be all about business and the bottom line. West Coast plays are all about the consumer and building a … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Kurt

This post sadly notes the passing of one of my favorite authors, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Although I am otherwise not a big science fiction fan, I thoroughly enjoyed his works in my youth, especially Cat’s Cradle and Slaughterhouse-Five, the latter … Continue reading

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Props for “PR Props”

I got some nice responses to my PR Props post on the Fusion blog. The post related some positive signs for the PR profession.  There was a comment and some emails in response. In particular, I was pleased to hear … Continue reading

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Sanjaya, a PR Conspiracy?

Following the musings on the Fusion blog about how the PR profession is misunderstood, unloved, etc., and my PR Props post, about how we are gaining newfound respect and momentum, I was chagrined to receive the latest affront – from … Continue reading

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Newsmastering: So What?

In my post Crowdsourcing News Du ‘Jour last week I displayed a series of links and summaries culled from blogs and Web sites that included mentions of the term "crowdsourcing." On the face of it, this may seem unimpresssive.  After … Continue reading

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