Best Quotes of May 2016: Porta CEO, EgyptAir, Brexit: The Movie, Sky's outgoing comms chief and more...

EgyptAir's disaster, the EU referendum, ad-blockers and the Supreme Court decision on the PJS super injunction were among key talking points over the last month.

EgyptAir’s plea to journalists over missing flight MS804

 David Wright, CEO, Porta, talking post-results

"Everyone has really put everything on hold until they know the outcome of the referendum; there’s a general lack of activity in the City"

Mark Wainwright of Blue Rubicon on the effect of campaigning on Twitter during the junior doctors’ dispute

Alicia Mellish, MD of Stir PR, on what makes a client-agency relationship go wrong

"If a client struggles to understand the value of your campaign, you haven’t invested enough time with your client, or you haven’t developed the right campaign" 

Michael Patrick, partner at Farrer & Co, on the Supreme Court’s ruling on the ‘PJS’ privacy injunction appeal

Outgoing Sky comms chief Robert Fraser

"Comms and corporate affairs are rightly taking their seat at the top table of business" 

Dominic Shales, MD of Lexis, relents and turns off his ad blocker

"I must have been crazy" 

James McGrory of Stronger In is unimpressed by Brexit: The Movie

"When the lights come up, the audience will be no more informed about what Britain outside Europe would actually look like" 

Sage advice to young PRs from Nickie Imrie, founder of The PR Network

"Never tell clients what they want to hear, unless it’s true"

Tory MP James Cleverly is among many who criticise Remain’s ‘Votin’ campaign as patronising to young people

Holly Sutton, founder of Journalista, is frustrated by the FSB’s ineptitude at media relations

"Why bother writing such a seminal report if you’re going to bury it with a dowdy headline?" 

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