Public Relations Candidates FAQs

This set of Public Relations FAQs, answered by director at EASTWEST PR Jim James covers some questions candidates might have after joining an agency or deciding which agency to join. These public relations new hire questions are timeless – they were relevant 20 years go and will relevant 20 years from now. The questions and… Continue reading Public Relations Candidates FAQs

Public Relations Career In Beijing Going Down The Toilet?

Joking aside, boss Jim James talks from the toilet about joining the EASTWEST PR team in Beijing. There are opportunities for you here. We are looking for driven, dedicated people who want to have a brilliant career in public relations. Don’t let your boss take the piss and flush your career away. Join EASTWEST Public… Continue reading Public Relations Career In Beijing Going Down The Toilet?

Watch what you weibo

SINA In light of the Great Firewall of China, companies need to start to think about complementing their Twitter and western social media practices with Chinese equivalents. Sina Weibo, 新浪微博 in Chinese, launched in August 2009, was the Internet phenomenon of China in 2010, reaching 50 million users by the end of October–and is likely… Continue reading Watch what you weibo

A Media in Asia Series – The Paradox that is China

This six part series aspires to illustrate one unique feature of country specific media each week. This week, China and its city newspapers (dushi bao), take center stage. Without a doubt, the sheer size of China makes it an influence unto itself, and, unruffled by western fads, China establishes its own trends. The authorities often… Continue reading A Media in Asia Series – The Paradox that is China