Author Archive: Mark
Mark Blevis' speciality hinges on the use of digital in public affairs and politics. His company, FullDuplex.ca, provides clients with services focused on reputation management and crisis communication in the digital age, relying heavily on monitoring and analysis from which informed decisions and strategies can be developed for online, media and event-driven activities and communication.
A new report provides an expanded analysis of online activities associated with the Idle No More movement including levels of engagement, sentiment, themes and the cycle of public opinion.
All of your communication should deepen your relationships. To be effective, practitioners need to put the ghost in the machine.
The Senate expense and Rob Ford cocaine scandals have reinforced that tearing off the band aid in one swipe is preferable to peeling it off slowly and carefully.
IdleNoMore celebrated its six month last week. As more people have taken to using the hashtag for all forms of criticism, have the voices who started the movement been marginalized?
Nearly 44,000 tweeters have joined the online chatter about the cascading Senate scandal, expressing near-unanimous anger with the Government & PM.
CDNpoli online chatter gets energized by the resignation of PMO Chief of Staff Nigel Wright and an online effort to pressure PM Harper to resign.
The death of Elijah Harper and a report suggesting conditions are ripe for an indigenous uprising weren’t enough to reignite public interest in IdleNoMore.
There’s something more to communication… a ghost in the machine which makes the difference between content free speech and messages which resonate with audiences.