Capturing the zeitgeist

The always-excellent cartoonist Matt sums things up very nicely in today’s Daily Telegraph with this front-page cartoon. In such a British tongue-in-cheek way, it captures the zeitgeist surrounding two highly topical and opinion-provoking events that have dominated the mainstream media during the past week. One is pretty serious, the other…

Presenting social media in context

Yesterday morning I had the pleasure of participating in an online event that involved delivering a one-hour presentation that Finnish entrepreneur and communicator Andrea Vascellari recorded for use as part of his firm’s Open Innocell project. Open Innocell, is a project iTive started to work on in the beginning of…

The finger from Ryanair

This is either another indicator of organizational arrogance, or a sign that some very odd people work at the company, but take a look at what’s happening with Ryanair. Either way, it’s a huge public relations cock-up. If you’re a user of the Irish budget airline’s website and then write…

Ignore the noise

Plenty of heaving shoulders and taking deep breaths this week over some of the utter drivel published in the mainstream media about Twitter and other social media. It’s mostly about Twitter, though. There’s so much of it – it’s not just the Daily Mail – that it’s hard to know…

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