Crimes against Twitter: how mainstream media and marketers are messing up

The way many mainstream media outlets behave on Twitter is the virtual equivalent of copious projectile vomiting. The exceptions are a refreshing change of pace.

Weekend workshops

Bottles and cans, originally uploaded by The River Thief. Achieving a work/life balance that makes me happy is still an elusive thing, but I’m secretly quite thrilled that I think I have the formula. This may sound odd, but I’m still a little bitter about the fact that digital camera technology wasn’t as easy when […]

Public affairs and public relations – an earnest assessment

Came across this delightfully earnest dissertation by Ulla Bartsch on the difference between public affairs and public relations at Beyond the Spin. I too, remember wondering at how few marcomms clients we had when I first joined the Toronto office of a full-service global PR firm.