Training / Communications Blog

We blog weekly about training and communications. If our posts strike a chord of elephantine proportions, do comment – we love a good conversation.

streisand effect, john swinney, pink elephant communications

The Streisand Effect: When censorship makes a bad situation worse

The Streisand Effect is when an attempt at censorship backfires, and the issue becomes much bigger than before. The Scottish Government have found this out to their cost this week. Read on for our analysis.

2nd March 2021

media training scotland, colin stone, bbc scotland

Media training Scotland: Six things I learned from my BBC interview

I spoke to BBC Radio Scotland last week to explain cryptocurrency – and I’ve listened back to it. I believe my key findings can help you ahead of your next media interview.

16th February 2021

how to hold difficult conversations online, pink elephant, andrew mcfarlan

How to hold difficult conversations online

How to hold difficult conversations online has become a much more frequently encountered topic following the Covid-19 pandemic. Read on for our nine tips.

9th February 2021

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