Beijing Blues

Officials Investigate Reports of Censorship at Olympic Press CenterThe Last Empire: China’s Pollution Problem Goes GlobalFree Tibet, Say Australian OlympiansBefore Guests, Beijing Hides Some MessesChinese Clash with Protesters at Torch Run in SeoulOlympic Paranoia Clutches ChinaBeijing Considers More Emergency Air ActionIn little more than a week’s time, China will open its doors to the eyes…… Continue reading Beijing Blues


PR Week picked up on an FT report Friday that the Chinese government has invited a number of U.S. and UK PR firms to help it mitigate a most unwanted media spotlight.The assignment would be separate from the work H&K has undertaken on behalf of the Beijing Olympics Organizing Committee, and instead focus on improving…… Continue reading Torched

The Best Job in Marketing?

Alice Cuneo, writing for, reveals for her readers the winner of “the best job in marketing.” What would you guess? — The Academy Awards and all those now-taxable goody bags filled with sponsored bling.– The Masters, the venerable golf tournament that happens to be held at a restricted country club. No problem. Just drop…… Continue reading The Best Job in Marketing?