Archive for posts on ‘publicity’

Interview about YouTube’s 10th anniversary on Channel NewsAsia

On April 23rd, I was honoured to be on Channel NewsAsia TV talking about the social media significance of YouTube’s 10th anniversary. I was interviewed live at the anchor desk by the splendid […]

Posted April 29, 2015

CCTV News interview on Chinese companies going global

There are now 95 Chinese companies on the FORTUNE 500 list, but only a handful of these are internationally renowned brands. In a social media age, it is critically important that this […]

Posted April 1, 2015

Comments on Japan Inc.’s global PR strategy

Recently with the appointment of some foreigners to high-profile global communications chief roles at Japanese multinationals (which is not an everyday occurrence), Arun Sudhaman of The Holmes Report asked me to supply comments for […]

Posted March 6, 2015

Anatomy of a PR crisis

Jason Wincuinas, Managing Editor of Campaign Asia, wrote a telling take on Lenovo’s crisis communications concerning a recent issue which I believe they successfully handled. His article can be accessed here and my comments […]

Posted March 4, 2015

‘Proactive reactivity’ in public relations

Last year I was interviewed by Madeleine Fitzpatrick for an article which appeared in Campaign Asia magazine in February 2014. The full email exchange between us appears below. However, owing to their […]

Posted March 1, 2015

Social media is a powerful weapon in the war against corruption

In today’s The Business Times (southeast Asia’s leading commercial daily), I was quoted about how social media is a powerful weapon in the fight against corruption: “The more ‘social’ business becomes, the less […]

Posted January 26, 2015

Interview on climate change communication and the ‘PR disaster’ of global warming

Recently I was interviewed by Karolina Marolt of the Slovenian Marketing Magazine on the topic of ‘Climate change communications and the PR disaster of global warming’ which is also the theme of my speech to the 6th […]

Posted January 20, 2015

BBC World News live TV interview

I enjoyed being interviewed at the anchor desk by Newsday co-host Babita Sharma on that controversial ANA television advertisement. While the ad only aired in Japan, courtesy of social media it went ‘viral’ overseas. This is […]

Posted January 22, 2014

A couple of recent media articles

Recently I was interviewed by the excellent Aude Lagorce, who wrote this piece in The Wall Street Journal about Asian corporate culture and social media and how ‘face’ is as important as […]

Posted March 12, 2011

NK provocation a chance to enhance Korea’s brand power

The North Korean surprise artillery attack on Yeonpyeong Island will not influence Korea’s positive national brand image. “Korean society was not deterred by the North Korean forces’ provocation, and neither was I, […]

Posted December 20, 2010

Interview in Australia’s BRW magazine

Recently in Sydney I was interviewed by Jessica Gardner of BRW, a leading Australian business magazine. Here’s the story that came out:

Posted September 24, 2010

Telling the story

This op-ed style article just appeared in Campaign Asia-Pacific magazine:

Posted September 1, 2010

Interview with China’s PR Magazine

A few weeks ago while in Beijing, I was interviewed by China’s PR Magazine. Click here for the English translation.

Posted August 21, 2010