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Havas Village Manchester creates Prolific North Live Social Newsroom

Havas Village Manchester has successfully brought the Social Newsroom to the inaugural Prolific North Live.   With over 2,000 attendees, 100 exhibitors, 60 company presentations, and 30 speakers, ProlificNorthLive  was the biggest ever gathering of media, marketing, PR and creative professionals outside of London. And there to cover it all was the Havas Social Newsroom, powered by Havas PR […]

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CONSUMER PR STUDY FINDS CSR IS EXPECTED TO SOLVE GLOBAL PROBLEMS

  Companies are expected to step up where governments have failed. Transparency, sustainability, and a purpose beyond profit are more than popular catchphrases. They’re now bottom-line expectations for how larger businesses and brands are expected to operate, according to new research by Havas PR UK.   A new consumer PR study, “Project Superbrand: 10 Truths […]

Super Bowl hot dog tips from Greggs

Hot Dog! Greggs shows how to eat your Super Bowl snack like a pro

With the Super Bowl now just two days away, the countdown is on to get everything organised for the evening of the Big Game. Fortunately, Greggs have taken one for the team (geddit?) and resolved any snack squabbles in advance: their answer? Hot dogs! To ensure customers have a stress-free Sunday, Greggs have teamed up […]

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A day in the life of PR: Visit to BBC studios at Media City

Also known as ‘the day I was virtually attacked by buffaloes’ at Media City Last week I joined a few colleagues for a behind-the-scenes tour of the BBC at Media City in Salford Quays. We had a sneak peek at the studios for BBC Sport, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Breakfast. […]

Clint Boon and Kate Lawler B&W  MPA

Clint Boon, Kate Lawler, Manchester music, PR and media

  The MPA hosted an excellent event this week, looking at the relationship between music, media and human behaviour. A series of talks looked at how we are influenced by the things we hear as much as the things we see, with examples of how brands and society have taken advantage of this fact. We […]