The e-petition credibility challenge (continued)
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The e-petition credibility challenge (continued)

E-petitions are valuable tools in the digital public affairs toolbox. However, I continue to observe cases which challenge their credibility.

Ghost in the Machine: speaking at CPRS Conversations 2013
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Ghost in the Machine: speaking at CPRS Conversations 2013

I’ll be speaking about the delicate balance of emotion, relatability and information to activate the public through online communication.

2012 in digital public affairs and communication: a rear-view
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2012 in digital public affairs and communication: a rear-view

A summary list of 2012 highlights in digital public affairs and communication.

Social Media 2012 in three acts: share it forward, dark arts and war porn
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Social Media 2012 in three acts: share it forward, dark arts and war porn

I wrote earlier this week Social Media entering their third act of the year. So, perhaps this is a good time to outline the three acts.

Virtual is where real happens
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Virtual is where real happens

In yesterday’s post, I noted activists are becoming increasingly creative and innovative with their use of the Internet, particularly social media, to draw blood from their targets. This is still a relatively new phenomenon, that digital campaigns occur in place of those in the real world (I like how Mitch Joel refers to real world as meat […]

Six degrees of faux-real-crisis media coverage
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Six degrees of faux-real-crisis media coverage

Greenpeace and Shell have been the subject of a lot of meta-news lately. In case you haven’t yet heard, Greenpeace staged an elaborate mock-party of Shell executives celebrating the beginnning of experimental drilling in the Arctic. It was part of a creative and rather complex campaign built around a website, social media properties, photos and […]