Category Archives: public affairs

Social media training is top priority for every PR professional

I recently attended the first NATO online ‘open’ massive training course dedicated to Social Media. The course confirmed that – even if I have been a Social Media user since its beginning – still there are many aspects that I … Continue reading

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When a photo tells a different, true story

Anja Niedringhaus was a German photojournalist who worked for the Associated Press (AP).  She was the only woman on a team of 11 AP photographers that won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography for coverage of the Iraq … Continue reading

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Most of news spread on Social Media likely unverified

Monday was the 2014 Boston Marathon.  Many used the opportunity to reassess the tragic experience of 2013 to identify lessons learned. I found of particular interest an analysis by Bill Salvin  assessing that much of the information spread about the … Continue reading

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Expert: Russia’s propaganda worse now than at height of Cold War

Originally posted on fveltri:
From Joel Harding’s Blog: Expert: Russia’s propaganda worse now than at height of Cold War. Apparently Russian viewers want to believe these fairy tales. They want to think their country is in the right. They want…

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Russia: old and new propaganda at work

This good analysis appeard a week ago in The Guardian, and was spotted by Nicole Matejic. The analysis puts the events in Crimea within a longer perspective, in terms of the information war. <p  

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The #HoCoPolice and the #ColumbiaMall Shooting

The shooting incident at the Columbia Mall provided exceptional lessons learned for strategic crisis communications planning and the tactical implementation of those plans. This interview with the Director of Public Affairs of Howard County Police provides an insight of how … Continue reading

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Where is Lt Zuckerberg?

Where is Lt Zuckerberg? This was the title of an interesting candid analysis on use of Social Media by the US Department of Defence, published about a month ago by Captain Jeff Gilmore, a C-17 Instructor Pilot, in Small Wars … Continue reading

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