People Moving 21/08/13 – PR & Marketing

All the big movements in the press relations and marketing industries in the past week.

Nexus is planning to build a crisis preparation offering under former BBC managing editor Keith Beech, who has joined from Lewis PR. (Source: PR Week)

Dawn Airey, the former Channel 5, Sky and ITV senior executive, is taking the role of senior vice-president of Yahoo’s operations across Europe, Middle East and Africa. (Source: MediaGuardian)

Liz Duff, a broadcast associate director at Carat, is joining Total Media as its new head of TV. She replaces Leila Travis, who joined Thinkbox as head of planning in April. (Source: Media Week)

ESI Media, the commercial team responsible for the London Evening Standard and The Independent, has hired CBS Outdoor’s Dan Locke as agency group director as part of a restructure ahead of its London Live TV launch. (Source: MediaWeek)

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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