As schools report lower than expected grades in GCSE English, words used on reality shows and in social media are getting their official place in the English language. Lolz, ridic, vajazzle and tweeps are just some of the words that have all entered the Oxford Dictionary online – the online cousin of the venerable Oxford English Dictionary. For those of you not familiar with such lexicon, I will explain: lolz, pl. n.
An article prepared by jamjar PR for Hatched, the latest newsletter from Yolk Recruitment http://www.yolkrecruitment.com/hatched-issue-3/ (@Yolk_Recruit) More and more businesses are cottoning on to the power of social media, which is music to the ears of us communications professionals. But if you’re using social media for your business, you should be measuring it. Otherwise what’s the point of doing it and how do
Here’s an overview of a recent CIPR Rise & Shine breakfast. Ahead of this year’s London 2012 Olympics, I invited Jane and Sarah from Sport Wales to be guest speakers at the monthly breakfast seminar I organise on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) in Wales. As well as an Olympic themed talk, my fellow PR professionals enjoyed an Olympic sized breakfast courtesy of Bacchus! The talk was
Every month I organise a breakfast seminar for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) in Wales, where a guest speaker from the communications industry comes and gives a topical talk to a room of fellow PR professionals. If you haven’t been to one before it’s worth getting up early just for the humungous cooked breakfast courtesy of Bacchus! This month, I invited Richard Thomas, Head of Marketing, Communic