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What Happens to Online PR?


When: April 21st, 2009 18:30 to 20:00
Location: Zigfrid Von Underbelly, Hoxton Square, London, England, N1 6NU
Price: £35.00
Reduced to £25.00 if you are eligible for a discount.
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The online world means that reputations are being built, and destroyed, on blogs, review sites, message boards and now twitter. Your search ranking might plausibly be described as a reputation index. But has the PR industry moved fast enough to cope?

Communications have become democratised and where, historically, there might have been a couple of dozen journalists to contact in any given sector, there is now an army of millions of active commentators. The age of reputation management through lunch with the editor has ended.

So is there still an argument for a space for PR in the boardroom? The emergence of new skill sets around search, analytics and social media means that new players are jockeying for position and claim a better understanding of the world of new media communications. Is PR past its prime?

This event will take the form of a debate, although with a tweaked format to allow plenty of audience participation.

There will be partially-free drinking and plenty of space for argument after the debate. 

The Panel

Mike Nutley (Chair) - Editor-in-Chief at New Media Age.

Stuart Bruce - MD and founder of Wolfstar and leading PR blogger.

Antony Mayfield - Head of Social Media at iCrossing with a blog at Open.

James Warren - Global Head of Digital at Weber Shandwick and also a blogger

Roger Warner, founder and MD of Content and Motion.

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Are you eligible for the discount price? Yes, if you have fewer than 10 employees; are a student, freelancer or unemployed; or work for a not-for-profit or a charity.

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NMK said:

Google Maps once again not at its finest. To get to Hoxton Square, You take the Old Street (East) exit from Old Street Tube. Go along about 300 yds and turn left, 2 streets after the Holiday Inn. http://streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=533181&y=182711&z=110&sv=Hoxton+Square&st=6&tl=Map+of+Hoxton+Square,+London,+N_1&searchp=ids.srf&mapp=map.srf

NMK said:

Or better: http://tinyurl.com/cxw3km

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