Category Archives: Language

Making global communications work: top insights from top global communicators

On Wednesday night I joined 30+ comms professionals at the IABC UK event ‘The world is your oyster: making global communications work.’ We heard from Claudia d’Amaoto about her experiences working in Brazil for Anglo American; Emma Thompson, an international … Continue reading

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Why Aussies and Brits don’t speak the same language

  Brits and Aussies: We speak the same language…..don’t we? When I arrived in Australia from the UK two years ago, I assumed the transition to the corporate communications industry here in Oz would be simple. After all, we speak the … Continue reading

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Language sensitivities: Murdoch’s mistake

Portraying different races, cultures, and disabilities using acceptable terminology in writing or in speech can often be a challenge. You need to keep up-to-date with trends, understand political or cultural sensitivities, stay abreast of accepted styles and be aware of … Continue reading

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