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ITV, Rob Green, Beckham’s Face & Social Media

Well what a weekend!

 

I get a duck playing cricket, we lose the game because our skipper drops two sitters in the final over when we need one wicket to win, and then Rob Green gives my (American) wife a reason to gloat for the next 4 years!

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Cannes Lions – Who’s Coming?

Just posted a video interview with Cannes Lions CEO Phil Thomas on our advertising blog.

 

In it, he talks about how digital is becoming more and more important in the creative process of advertising, and gives some insight into what it takes to pull off such a massive event.

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Ninety minutes is a long time in politics

Mike Parker, is head of strategic sales & commercial marketing at Channel 4, on what the changing fortunes of Nick Clegg tell us about the strength of television as a medium for getting brands talked about.
 
Apparently it was Harold Wilson back in the sixties who said ” A week is a long time in politics”. The turnaround in Nick Clegg’s fortunes after one ninety minute TV debate, suggests that even ninety minutes might be a long time in politics, never mind a week.
 
So Nick Clegg’s changed fortune tells us something about politics, but it probably tells even more about television as a medium and its strength to get brands talked about. And Nick Clegg is a brand.

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Won’t be on Twitter at the next Leader’s Debate

There have been 1500 tweets with the #leadersdebate hashtag over the last 2 hrs this morning. I’ve downloaded them using The Archivist and attached for your delectation.

 

Next Thursday I’ll be switching the phone off and disabling my wireless router and simply watching the debate on the telly.

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Learning from Vodafone to Keep It Clean

Last week’s Twitter comment by a Vodafone employee was unfortunate.

 

To be honest, something like this was bound to happen. But one rogue Tweet in amongst millions of corporate others doesn’t make social media some kind of danger area to be avoided.

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Will Carling Video Interview on Twitter, Social Media, Rugby & PR

Will Carslin

Met Will over Twitter in the summer and he came to speak at an event I was organising.

 

Witty and engaging, Will is the epitome of the celebrity Tweeter.

 

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Twitter Free Zone Please – Just Occasionally!

I met an Oscar winner last night. Estelle Parsons, who won best supporting actress in Bonnie and Clyde, was performing in August – Osage County at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle and I was lucky enough to get back stage and shake her hand.

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Video Interview – Andrew Sampson on Stephen Fry & Social Media

 

Last week I was lucky enough to catch up with Andrew Sampson who runs Stephen Fry’s website and works with the actor on a host of new media projects.

 

In this interview he talks about how they started, how they see social media panning out, and gives us the scoop on the upcoming Untied Artist’s Network.

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Real Time Search – Time to Get Serious!

There’s already been a lot of coverage about the Twitter deals with Bing and Google announced in the last couple of days and waking up this morning the day after Windows 7 launched and Nick Griffin made an arse of himself on Question Time, just goes to show how important these innovations are.

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Advertising Week 2009 New York – Anyone Going?

I’ll be with Microsoft Advertising at Advertising Week 2009 in a few weeks and will be blogging and Tweeting both here on Media Week and my personal blog.

 

Anyone else coming? Up for a hot dog and a foamy beer?

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