Communications; Public Relations; PR

Factfulness | Housing communications | See Media blog
The value of ‘factfulness’ campaigns
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I recently finished reading Factfulness by Hans Rosling, a book described by Barack Obama as demonstrating the “hopeful potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.” Without giving too much away, the book explains...
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Social experiment | See Media | Housing PR
The social experiment
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I can’t remember a time when social media didn’t exist. So it’s often surreal when I speak to a marketing or comms manager about their organisation's social strategy and hear they simply don’t have one. Having worked in PR for...
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Are UK housing organisations making the most from PR?
Are UK housing organisations making the most from PR?
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Before joining the See Media team in May, I worked for a technical PR agency specialising in science and technology. While this may seem like a drastic change to many, the transition to consulting on campaigns in the housing sector...
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How to survive a comms crisis 
How to survive a comms crisis 
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How to survive a comms crisis  As all PR and marketing professionals know too well, not all publicity is good publicity. Managing the reputation of any organisation can at times be a challenge, but for the housing sector in particular...
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Twitter | See Media | Housing PR
Five different ways housing associations can use Twitter
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Five different ways housing associations can use Twitter As an Account Executive at See Media, the first thing on my to-do list when I arrive at my desk each morning is to monitor media coverage and Twitter activity on behalf...
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People power | What’s your story
What’s your story?
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Ahead of the NHF's The Comms Event in Manchester, See Media's Sarah Thomas is launching a new campaign whats your story. When former Inside Housing editor, Stuart Macdonald, founded See Media in 2014 he saw an opportunity to help the...
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How Donald Trump changed political communications forever | See Media
How Donald Trump changed political communications forever
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There is no doubt that the President has heralded a new era of communication in American politics. He introduced a style that is personal, frequent and instant. We may never see another politician use social media in quite the same...
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Who will be the next Tory leader? | | Strategic housing communications
Who will be the next Tory leader?
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An old CEO of mine used to repeat each year, with a tedious sense of dread: “I hate going to the party conferences. But I always come back feeling closer to the politics.”
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Meltdown Monday | Rail communications | Strategy
Meltdown Monday: The train to nowhere
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Just when we thought our morning commute couldn’t get any worse, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) executives got together, thought “outside the box”, and struck on the idea of rescheduling every single train in its franchise resulting in Monday meltdown. This...
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