Flack's Week

The prize for the press release least likely to be picked up by the media this week goes to the National Media Museum. On Monday it revealed that the BBC is gifting its collection of historical objects to the museum to mark its 90th anniversary, including 'seminal microphones such as one of the original Big Ben microphones'. Strangely, this week's coverage of the BBC failed to pick up on this ...

Ketchum's US presidential election party went off with a bang at its Shoreditch offices last week, with a 1950s Mad Men theme and an appearance from the Today programme's Justin Webb. An early indication of the election result was revealed when, halfway through the night, the party ran out of Obama badges but still had a surfeit of Romney badges. Clearly, UK comms experts were more ahead of the curve than Romney's own team ...

Munro & Forster's team has bid farewell to its Vauxhall office block and moved into more welcoming surroundings - above London Bridge pub The Banker and Barrowboy. The staff must have been dismayed ...

Those who worried 'wardrobe malfunctions' were just for stars such as Janet Jackson will be delighted to hear such accidents have now crossed the Atlantic. House PR got more coverage than it bargained for while promoting last week's Red Bull Culture Clash, in which red-faced pop star Rita Ora revealed a little more than expected. Sometimes less coverage is more ...

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