Sometimes it seems we are surrounded by rational empiricists vainly trying to predict the movements of herd animals. Anatole Kaetsky’s piece on the UK’s forthcoming referendum on EU membership is an example. He makes a very good logical case for… Continue Reading
We have witnessed a curious anomaly over the last few years in the Edelman Trust Barometer. Trust in media in some countries where the government either owned or controlled that media (UAE, Singapore and China for example) was often higher… Continue Reading
Guest post by Raymond Siva, managing director of Edelman Kuala Lumpur (pictured). It truly was a weekend of overacting, grandstanding and political intrigue. The 2013 general elections in Malaysia (GE13) has been historic and has set a new benchmark of civic consciousness… Continue Reading
A global league table of PR agencies ranked by fee income for 2011 Continue Reading
Tokyo, just outside the Edelman office. My colleagues Ross Rowbury and Alan Vandermolen launched the Trust Barometer findings for Japan in Tokyo today. It is difficult to know quite where to begin when discussing the Trust Barometer results for Japan this… Continue Reading
Today we released the findings of the twelfth annual Edelman Trust Barometer, the global findings of which were covered in the FT. There is no such country as Asia Pacific….and so whilst there are some very interesting regional and global trends in the data from this year’s Edelman Trust Barometer, the real stories and the ‘actionable insight’ to borrow an over-used phrase is in the national data. Continue Reading
The free-fall of China’s Sino-Forest (TRE: CO) share price this month provides valuable insight for any corporation which has, or is considering, listing on an international Exchange. While the Sino-Forest case is still evolving, here are the facts.
In just a few days, close to US$5 billion of value was wiped from Sino-Forest Corporation, the Toronto-listed Chinese forestry enterprise. The share price plummeted from C$18.21 (1 June, 2011) to just C$2.60 (29 June, 2011), a fall of more than 85%. Continue Reading