A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort
Quote of the week
“Come at the king, you best not miss.” Omar, of The Wire fame, and also ESPN journalist Ley Breaks discussing Sepp Blatter and the ongoing FIFA scandal.
In the last seven days, Smoking Gun PR’s blog has been ranked by Cision as one of the Top 10 Best Digital Marketing Blogs in the country, which we’re really rather happy about. Read all about it here.
What’s the worst things a BBC journalist could do? How about erroneously tweet about the Queen being taken ill, and possibly dying? Yeah, we’re pretty sure it won’t go down that well. Oops indeed, and a massive fail, not least for the PR of the already blighted and heavily-criticised broadcaster.
Stories To Keep An Eye On
Just in case you missed it
Spotify is about to launch a new video service- looking to challenge YouTube et al. Take a look at what industry insiders think about the move here.