The Scotsman: Print is not going anywhere anytime soon

Frank O’Donnell, The Scotsman’s editor-in-chief, talked about the brand’s 200-year anniversary, its digital growth and how its editorial team produces content at Tuesday’s Cision media briefing. Launched in 1817 by William Ritchie and Charles Maclaren, The Scotsman is now distributed throughout Scotland with a current print circulation of 22,740. Its online and mobile sites receive […]

George Osborne: Journalism is a lot more fun than politics

Former Chancellor George Osborne this week talked at an exclusive London Press Club event sponsored by Cision about his new job as editor of the London Evening Standard, his thoughts on Brexit and the changing worlds of politics and media. The Q&A with broadcast journalist Andrew Marr – who is a former editor of The Independent – […]

Cannes advertising festival appoints Propeller PR

Ascential, the company that owns the Cannes Lions awards and festival, has hired Propeller PR to aid its comms strategy ahead of this year’s advertising and creativity festival which takes place in the south of France next month. The agency will support the existing Cannes Lions press office team and target specific messages and themes around the international festival of creativity […]

Gorkana meets… Marco Cobianchi

Marco Cobianchi, founder and editorial lead at online platform #Truenumbers and contributor to Panorama, talks to Gorkana’s Mario Cipriano. You launched #Truenumbers nearly two years ago. What is it and why launch it? #Truenumbers is actually several things.  In effect, it is a video news site which runs a range of web series with high […]

Cision features nine times on AMEC Awards shortlist

Cision features nine times on the shortlist for the AMEC Awards 2017, which has just been announced. The winners will be announced in May at the AMEC International Measurement Summit in Bangkok. Entries, featuring Cision’s work for Samsung, Slimming World, the Stroke Association, Museum of London, TD Bank and more, have all made the shortlist for a range […]

AMEC 2017: Global summit to feature 55 speakers in Asia

Top international experts from 12 countries, including representatives from two Governments, will speak when the AMEC Global Summit, which is supported by Cision, makes its debut in Asia, in Bangkok on May 17 and 18. The AMEC Global Summit will bring together international PR leaders, PR consultancy heads, corporate communications and non-profit professionals in a special session to help […]

PRCA launches online CPD programme

The PRCA has launched its first online CPD (continuous professional development) programme which will reward its users for undergoing training, mentoring and coaching and attending conferences and events, including Gorkana, Cision and PR Newswire’s media briefings and other events. Users in the CPD programme can take control of their own development, via the platform, which […]

Opinion: Starting new client conversations

Octopus Group is rebranding to reflect changes in its clients’ needs. CEO Jon Lonsdale explains how a “good hunch” turned it into a new breed of agency. I’ve always felt that brand marketing is a common sense thing – be interesting, challenging, authentic, surprising. Find ways to change the conversation others are having about you. Yet, […]