February 27, 2012
Reading essays and works on 19th and much of 2oth centuries politics it is difficult to avoid the frequent classical allusions and the strong sense of historical context that gave events.
February 22, 2012
The Power Index’s top 10 PR people raises some fascinating questions about how you judge PR people.
February 20, 2012 2 Comments
Amid all the turmoil within the Middle East, diplomats, governments, communities and political advisers spend an enormous amount of time trying to frame the turmoil and events in ways that best suit their own aims.
February 8, 2012 3 Comments
Why do political pundits, company directors, stockbroking analysts, investors, policy people, governments and just about every one you can think of make dumb choices?
February 6, 2012
When things go wrong in the PR field, it is fascinating to map who most enjoys the resulting schadenfreude.
January 16, 2012
With the first anniversary of the Egyptian revolution approaching, it is interesting to look back, in the context of some new research, on the widespread belief that social media was a decisive factor in the uprising.
January 10, 2012 2 Comments
It’s that time of the year again -- the time that pundits make predictably erroneous predictions about the coming year.
October 26, 2011 9 Comments
One of the great conundrums of modern life is how so many people have come to believe so much that is just plain wrong.
July 19, 2011
Millions of Australians have been listening to, and reading, the predictions of political pundits, economic forecasters, broking firm analysts, experts and others about what might happen in politics and the world.
July 4, 2011
While the Christians lead the way with the codex, they are catching up, a bit late, with the next piece of revolutionary technology -- the digital pad.