Monthly Archives: February 2011

What’s a book publisher to do?

I read about the bankruptcy of H.B. Fenn and Company, a venerable Canadian distributor and publisher, with a good deal of disappointment.  I love books and used to work in the industry and can’t help but feel saddened by the … Continue reading

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Inside PR 2.41 – my show notes

Skype issues meant we broke from our usual Friday recording time for Inside PR and instead talked on Monday – which meant Gini and I could extend our birthday celebrations a few more days… We start with listener comments, first … Continue reading

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Good publicity is not a bad word

I don’t like euphemisms. And we have so many to contend with whether it’s jargon at work, legalese, political correctness or just plain obfuscation. We hide behind words for many reasons. Sometimes we’re scared, other times it’s to make us … Continue reading

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Countdown to PodCamp Toronto

One of the things I like best about PodCamp Toronto is the collegial atmosphere. And I mean that literally. It’s held at Ryerson University and is a free-flowing gathering that harkens back to the pioneer days of social media (say … Continue reading

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Twitter on TV and more on Inside PR

In a recent episode of Gray’s Anatomy, Bailey catches the Chief’s ire (again!?) – this time for tweeting in the OR.  That is, until they find themselves the middle of a complex procedure and get helpful advice to save a … Continue reading

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Channel surfing turned me S.A.D.

I never really liked it. Maybe because I grew up in a 2.5 channel universe (at least in my formative years).   Ever since I was young, when I watched TV, I really watched it.  Meaning I naturally tried to concentrate … Continue reading

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Something new on Inside PR (the blog, that is)

Starting this week, we’re making a change to the Inside PR blog and after each episode one of Gini, Joe or I will be posting a summary.  We’re doing this to add another perspective to the show notes and hopefully … Continue reading

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