TV promos – social history – with garish fashions!

I love TV - must be a child of the 80s thing and having parents that let us watch enough - but not too much telly - as kids. I grew up with the late 70s / 80s staples - Early Bird Show, Shirl's Neighbourhood, sang with the National Boys' Choir on everything from Ernie Sigley to the 80s icon that was Young Talent Time - and along the way picked up a fascination with TV station promos. Yep - TV promos! Jingles can be really catchy; they grab your attention and make you feel like you're 'part' of ...
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Do CEOs often miss the point of social media? – it’s so much more than a ‘Gen Y’ thing

Is it me or do people in management roles often miss the point of social media? Let me explain after that extremely broad generalisation. In the past few months as I've made my way through various meetings, one of the things that's struck me is that people are either aware of social media and embrace it - or - they essentially fob it off as a 'Gen Y' thing. I'm the first to admit that until it was properly explained to me, I thought Twitter, in particular, was a 'faddy' toy, something you l...
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Maybe we just follow people we want to be like on Twitter – and our parents on Facebook?

Earlier this week, I attended a function here in Melbourne where I got to meet a bunch of people I follow on Twitter; many of whom I’ve chatted with online, but also a number who I hadn’t but knew of them. In the year now that I’ve been on Twitter, I’ve gone from following journos and some politicians (mainly Australian), along with some TV types (mainly Australian) – to journos (from Australia and overseas), more politicians (from Australia and overseas), and – yep – more TV types (from Austra...
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