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PR and propaganda in Ukraine

By onMay 23, 2015 in CIPR, Crisis Communications, Government, public relations

Nataliya Popovych, co-founder and board member of the Ukraine Crisis …

Public Relations

How to broadcast a general election for £100

The BBC spends about £7m a day making television programmes, a figure that must have risen steeply on 7 May with the corporation’s Election 2015, its five-yearly graphics and satellite truck extravaganza.

Meanwhile a group of Broadcast Journalism Training Council students at the University of …


Breaking point: is the writing on the wall for the paragraph?

If the statistics are to be believed, by the end of this sentence, I’ll have lost most of you. Because according to some estimates, the average time spent on a webpage is 15 seconds.

Fifteen seconds. This texty, Tweety, Viney world has apparently already so degraded our attention spans that we can’t …


PRstack book of tools and tips for modern PR practice

By onMay 21, 2015 in public relations

My #PRstack: A practical guide to modern PR tools and workflow is a new crowd-sourced ebook published today. It …

Public Relations

Lessons on using WhatsApp for publishing - an election experience

A screenshot of the BirminghamEastside WhatsApp channel

During this year’s general and local elections a collection of my Birmingham City University …


A peek into KLM's social media newsroom

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How PressPage’s newsroom technology not only increased traffic to KLM’s news pages, but also enhanced the publishing workflow; …

Social Media

More On Delphix ... Corporate Media ... And The Dark Side

Posted by Tom Foremski - May 10, 2015

Just over ten years ago I jumped from one of the best jobs in my profession, Technology Correspondent at the …

Corporate Media

Reputation Tops Risk Management Concerns

Risk Management

Only 8 Percent Of Companies Measure Reputation Risk


Why Legal Counsel And PR Professionals Should Work Together


Digital isn't where the biggest skills gap lies

Is digital where the biggest skills gap lies? An article on The Guardian website argues that in marketing “While we obsess over fixing the digital …

Friday Wrap #147: Private Flipboard magazines, collaborative mobile videos, fewer business blogs


Posted on April 3, 2015 8:47 am by Shel Holtz | Content | Visual Communication | Wearables | Blogging | Brands | Business | Content …

Personalized News

D S Simon: PR pros missing out on digital earned media opportunities

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PR and politics: the two most intertwined professions.

As the election campaign gathers pace we are reminded once again of how close and overlapping two “professions” are – PR and politics.A UK general …

Public Relations

Facebook's news move will degrade content marketing

Facebook seized the headlines this week precisely by making a play for the headlines — offering to host news and other content in return for a share …

The state of SEO and public relations

The public relations business missed out on the opportunity for search but it could have a second chance.

In 2012 the search engine optimisation (SEO) …

Portland hires head of digital comms at No 10 Anthony Simon

Simon will start in his new role in May, advising national and local governments, multinational corporates and international foundations.

He will be …

PR Council announces key priorities for 2015

The PR Council is to focus on the key areas: data, integration, economics of reputation and the future of in-house.

The priorities were agreed …

Why Saudis are ardent social media fans

ON MARCH 18th, at an Arab media get-together, Twitter announced that it will open an office in Dubai. Not before time. Smartphone growth has rocketed …

Communicating in the Age of Doubt

Communicators have always faced many challenges in getting their message across but now there’s a new hurdle: doubt.

We live in a world where we have …

Protect the brand or die trying: inside a fake social media crisis

Lucian Jacobs is the kind of Silicon Valley founder that makes the rest of them look bad. He gets drunk in public, gropes women at the bar, and is having an affair with an unpaid intern. And to top it all off, he’s scheduled to speak at South by Southwest tomorrow — at a panel about women and …

Social Media

It's still about leadership | Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management

Anne Gregory, Global Alliance Chair

Last month and this is a period of travelling for me when it will be my privilege to visit and work with …

Google Sends Reporter a GIF Instead of a ‘No Comment’

The GIF was apparently the official answer Google sent to a reporter in response to his seeming scoop on a new YouTube livestreaming plan.The post …


Is the chief communications officer position going the way of the dodo?

Leah Haran
SVP, client services, Airfoil

More than 20 years’ experience in marcomms working with large brands such as McDonald’s, Starbucks, and …

6 Rules for Building and Scaling Company Culture

Great founders start businesses not to create a company but to solve a problem, to serve a calling, and to understand that they have a purpose that can actually make a meaningful difference. But of course, they also want their businesses to survive – and thrive – after they’ve moved on.

Great …

How The Atlantic Uses Twitter to Drive Traffic to Content

Jake Swearingen, The Atlantic’s social media editor

Though Facebook drives far more traffic to content than any other social media network, Twitter …

On Twitter, local news is hard to find

As Americans increasingly use social media, researchers naturally are interested in how the data from it can be used to better understand how users …

Local News

Trust Me, PR is dead – long live public relations

Trust Me, PR is Dead is the provocative title of Robert Phillip’s long-awaited second book. It’s had many PR practitioners up in arms that a …

My CIPR CPD (continuous professional development) goals for 2015

By onMarch 18, 2015 in CIPR, Ethics, Training

Today is the first day of the new recording cycle for Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) …

Starbucks stands behind Race Together campaign despite backlash

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