Do Me A Favour?

A fellow classmate of mine, wrote a blog post not too long ago regarding lobbying, always a hot topic. For or against? Well, my classmate took it upon herself to be in the “for” camp, so I suppose its my due diligence to be in the “against” camp. I love being the devil’s advocate.

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Clarkson, Clarksoff?

So, Jeremy Clarkson has left the BBC. I’ve never been a massive fan of Top Gear, I’d watch it if it was on and I’ve Netflixed it on occasion when I would rather turn off my brain was watch three idiots run around and explosions, but it really isn’t any surprise Clarkson is gone. Continue reading

War Spin

So, where to begin? We recently watched the BBC documentary War Spin in out Issues class, and it was absolutely fascinating! Really, such interesting work, from the staged rescue of Jessica Lynch, to the photo ops, the talked up dangers and the losses twisted into victories. Hollywood and the Pentagon, brothers in arms. usually when one would think of PR they may presume of cushy office jobs trying to sell the public things they will never need, endorsing and public opinion, trust. Well, war has all of that, plus excitement. Don’t get me wrong, war is terrible, but it is far more interesting that many of the other campaigns we have looked at. Perhaps it has to do with the fact that I am the only male in my class, but I found it thrilling. Continue reading