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Tech & social headlines: How social media has changed Journalism

My top pick is the Washington Post article on research into U.S. journalists usage of social media. For those of us working in PR & Comms it comes as no surprise that social media has revolutionised the way stories are both sourced and reported. For communications agencies, the report reaffirms the need to shift towards Influencer Relations. A huge growth area and […]

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Tech & social headlines: Potential breakthrough in 5G

My top pick has to be CNN’s piece that researchers are working on 5G wireless technology that can carry 100 times more data. Whilst the article focuses on the technological impact, the real benefit has to be to mobility across society. A super-speed 5G network may be the final piece in the puzzle to free-up workforces […]

Me, My (Quantified) Self and I

The ‘quantified self’ has been a major trend for a while now. Measuring every run, meal, weigh-in and heartbeat is easier than ever. As a lifetime gadget-geek and a relative newbie at getting fit. I decided to get fully App’ed up  for 2014 to spur me on. So after a lot of research, and some […]

A tribute to the friend I’ll never know – Suzy Ferguson

A person is more than the sum of their parts.  For me, the impact on my character has often come from small moments, passing comments and witnessing traits I aspire-to in others. This is why I write this post about Suzy Ferguson, my colleague at LEWIS PR, who tragically died this week aged just 31. My […]