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Hacks and Flacks

On Hacks and Flacks - a podcast from March Communications - we talk with influencers, colleagues and experts about all things marketing, media, public relations, and communications. We'll also share stories and insights from the award-winning March blog, PR Nonsense. All music provided by Job Creators. Check them out at http://www.jobcreatorsband.com
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On Hacks and Flacks - a podcast from March Communications - we talk with influencers, colleagues and experts about all things marketing, media, public relations, and communications. We'll also share stories and insights from the award-winning March blog, M+PR Nonsense. All music provided by Job Creators.

Mar 27, 2015

Is the Gigaom shutdown a harbinger of what's to come for some tech journalism? Manny and Jim brought in March Communications CEO Martin Jones to discuss what led to Gigaom's downfall, how consumer expectations for media have changed and why the influence of journalism "gatekeepers" has tailed off.

Leading into our conversation with Martin, we tried the Meerkat app for the first time, with mixed results. We also chatted about Facebook's "Faustian" plot to become the go-to platform for all media outlets.

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Subscribe to Hacks and Flacks on iTunesStitcher or Podbay today. The show's music is provided by Job Creators. Check them out at JobCreatorsBand.com!

Jan 15, 2015

In the very first episode of Hacks and Flacks, hosts Jim Young and Manny Veiga talk to tech media analyst Sam Whitmore about the friction that may or may not exist between tech companies and the reporters who cover them. They also discuss brand journalism's true potential, debate whether startups really need PR, and offer an out-of-the-box marketing plan for... massage parlors. 

Also, March Communication's James Gerber shares takeaways from this year's CES in Las Vegas, and weighs in on the startup PR debate.

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The show's music is provided by Job Creators. Check them out at jobcreatorsband.com!

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