The Internet of Things: Leveraging the New Industrial Revolution

The media tends to reiterate that the Internet of Things (IoT) is a game-changer for every industry, and the conversation on this topic is becoming livelier and livelier across various channels. Those striving to leverage IoT should be familiar with the topics and companies driving the IoT coverage. Analysing the top publications globally, we discovered … Continue reading “The Internet of Things: Leveraging the New Industrial Revolution”

Identifying Key Opinion Leaders in Pharma Through Influencer Network Analysis (INA)

Key opinion leaders (KOLs) undoubtedly play a very important role in the life sciences industry. Pharma companies typically engage them during the later stages of clinical trials and during drug commercialisation.

Financial Crisis Anniversary: The Media’s Verdicts

Communication professionals working in finance could draw important lessons from the recent coverage of the financial crisis’ 10th anniversary – it encapsulates the PR problems that have been plaguing the industry for the last decade. Employing our media analytics tools, we examined how the coverage reflected the developments in economics, financial services, personal finances, regulation … Continue reading “Financial Crisis Anniversary: The Media’s Verdicts”

Alzheimer’s in the Media: The Power of Influencers

Due to the 99.6% failure rate of new Alzheimer’s drugs, scepticism is the default attitude in the media coverage of everything around the increasingly occurring disease. To tackle the inevitable reputation hurdles, communication professionals should take advantage from the fact that voices of authority within the pharma industry have regained credibility – the percentage of consumers … Continue reading “Alzheimer’s in the Media: The Power of Influencers”

Big Pharma vs Big Tech: Healthcare Innovation Trends in the Media

“Part of our competitors are not only the Novartis of the world and the other pharmas, but really the Amazons and Googles,” Yitzhak Peterburg, the former CEO of pharmaceutical giant Teva, said a year ago, adding that the global healthcare sector is facing a “huge disruption” by tech giants which start competing with traditional players … Continue reading “Big Pharma vs Big Tech: Healthcare Innovation Trends in the Media”

US-China Trade War: Corporate Communications in the Battlefields

As the two largest national economies embroil in a trade showdown, it is individual companies which are in the centre of extensive reportages and economic commentary: the dispute is not just between the two countries, but also between corporations and policy makers, as the former are usually opposed to protectionist approaches. In the accelerating tit-for-tat … Continue reading “US-China Trade War: Corporate Communications in the Battlefields”

Brexit in the Media 3: Life Science PR in Unhealthy Climate

Alongside finance and law, the industry which occupies a central place in the heated Brexit debates is the life sciences. From the infamous campaign bus which hit the road with Vote Leave’s empty promise about £350 million a week for the National Health Service to the latest ominous warnings of post-Brexit shortages of drugs and … Continue reading “Brexit in the Media 3: Life Science PR in Unhealthy Climate”

Brexit in the Media 2: Expert Opinion on Legal PR

Having examined the way banks promote themselves in the Brexit media coverage, we will now turn to an industry which works hand in glove with financial giants – law. UK’s affluent legal market is fueled by London’s role as a global financial hub, and bankers form the biggest client pool for lawyers: according to the … Continue reading “Brexit in the Media 2: Expert Opinion on Legal PR”