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NEMO goes to BledCom!

BledCom, one of Europe’s most influential public relations conferences celebrates its 21st edition in July, and NEMO researchers will make a big contribution. Here’s the line-up for Saturday afternoon: Philip Young (NEMO/ISK): Meet the digital naturals: Faxes, fridges and the future of PR Marja Åkerström (NEMO/ISK): Digital naturals, procedural rhetoric and the gamification of democracy  Henrik Merkelsen and Sara von Platen (both … Continue reading

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NEMO Conference 2014: Friday, October 17

The third NEMO Conference will take place at Campus Helsingborg on Friday, October 17. Reserve the date!

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The Threat of Being Yourself

By NEMO/ISK researcher Nils Gustafsson One of the things I like best about research is doing interviews because it is a very direct way of learning. For my NEMO project, I interview members of the Swedish parliament about their attitudes towards using social media as a tool in their intra- and extra-parliamentary work. The aim is to study to what … Continue reading

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Publicity in new and old media: Kafka revisited

NEMO researcher Matthias Baier experienced the paradox of state secrecy versus new media publicity when investigating a migration case. Sweden is famous for its publicity principle that holds that all official documents normally are public. There are of course many reasons for keeping official documents secret, but such decisions should be made case by case, and restrictively. Those communicating documents … Continue reading

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NEMO Swarming research chosen for ICA Seattle

NEMO researchers Hagen Schölzel  and Howard Nothhaft will present their work on Swarming at the 64th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in Seattle, in May. Their paper, entitled “How to investigate the establishment of facts in public discourse? Actor-Network-Theory as a methodological approach in PR-research” is based on their research into the ‘Swarming’ attack by internet activists … Continue reading

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Project updates January 2014

NEMO has formally considered 23 proposals for research projects and is currently funding 11 projects, representing over five years months of academic study. All are led by Campus Helsingborg staff, but include collaborations with academics from the UK, Germany, and Denmark. The Dream of Enlightenment within Reach?  Howard Nothhaft, Campus Helsingborg Communication Practices of Social Media Communities Mia Larson, Campus Helsingborg, … Continue reading

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Conference Videos on NEMO YouTube Now

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2013 NEMO Flashpoints Conference held at Campus Helsingborg on Friday, October 11. There are links to videos of all the presentations on the NEMO You Tube channel. Video: Conference Highlights (30 minutes) Video: Jesper Falkheimer, Philip Young: Welcome to ISK (6 minutes) Video: Stephen Waddington: Brand Vandals (33 minutes) Presentation as .pdf Video: Philip Sheldrake: Influence and Social Business (22 minutes) Video: Philip … Continue reading

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#nemoconf13 Liz Bridgen: How Social Media can destroy Promising PR Careers

Liz Bridgen, of Leicester De Montfort University in the UK, gave a short and sharp assessment of her research into the ways in social media roles can negatively impact on career development for women. Liz presented a fuller account of her work, published as a paper in academic journal PRism, to the NEMO Academic Conference on Thursday, October 10. Liz … Continue reading

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#nemoconf13 Timothy Coombs: Crisis, Social Media… and Zombies

NEMO Guest Professor Timothy Coombs has written widely on a range of PR themes, not least Crisis Communications. Here is what to do when the zombies attack… Download a pdf of Tim’s presentationCrisis Zombies Coombs

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Ten Tips for Politicians from Deborah Mattinson

Wise advice.. and not only for politicians.

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