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Social didn’t kill culture

The "Mad Men" of traditional media are down for the count, but instead of being humble, they aim to rewrite history.

Media logic is dead, long live media logic

While mass media pushes its media logic onto the population, the networked agenda-setting process is being dictated by algorithms based on user behaviours.

The nuances of a public apology

A public apology is a tool to allow the story to move into the next phase sooner rather than later — whatever that phase might hold in store for the accused.

The CrossFit PR mayhem — the destruction of a global brand

The demise of CrossFit has been a long time coming. Glassman's tweet did stir up a perfect PR storm, but the brand CrossFit was already in serious trouble.

Why tax-funded media training is a bad idea in the Nordics

As the Finnish finance minister katri Kulmini's resignation shows, getting tax-funded media training as a public official isn’t without it’s concerns.

Corporate cringe — the overlooked problem of poor taste in communications

It's corporate cringe. Unlike many creative professions, corporate communications have phased out the importance of having great taste as an actual skill.