Mark Borkowski

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Full name: Mark Borkowski

Area of interest: Media: PR and publicity

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian

Email: enquiries@borkowski.co.uk

Personal website: http://borkowski.do

Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/markborkowski

Blog: http://www.markborkowski.co.uk/category/mark-my-words

Representation: City Speakers International | PFD agency

Networks: http://twitter.com/#!/markborkowski | Facebook | The Fame Formula

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About: "Mark’s face is known to millions. They might not be able to pronounce his name (bor-cough-ski) but he’s the man they see on their widescreen plasma TVs when producers need authoritative comment on scandals, celebrity and the media itself." see: Who The Hell Is Mark Borkowski?

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  • A Life in the Day of Mark Borkowski - Mark Borkowski, 45, the PR with a celebrity clientele, lives in Gloucestershire with his wife, Kate, and their boys, Janek, 9, and Joe, 7 - Interview by Caroline Scott, The Sunday Times, 18th January 2004
  • Confessions of a stuntman: Mark Borkowski on the fame game - The master publicist who promoted Jacko and Pavarotti and filled Selfridges with nude people is disturbed by the success of his profession – accusing it of promoting fake celebrity and soundbites that betray complex issues. He talks to Ian Burrell - The Independent, 28th July 2008

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  • Improperganda: the art of the publicity stunt OCLC 46808021, 2001

Latest work: The Fame Formula OCLC 227274719, 2008 - 'How Hollywood's fixers, fakers and star makers created the celebrity industry'

Book review: The Fame Formula by Mark Borkowski and Look at Me by Peter Whittle - Jenny McCartney, Telegraph.co, 29th August 2008

Speaking/Appearances: http://www.markborkowski.co.uk/public-speaking

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Website: Guardian.co / Mark Bowkowski

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Articles: 2014

  • Hillary Clinton has a hitlist: do you? - Revelations that the Clintons keep a spreadsheet updated with everyone who has ever wronged them led us to ask writers and politicians whether they hold a grudge with the same conviction – and impressive organisational skills - 14th January

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The Guardian: archive

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