Creating your global community of storytellers
Lucinda Neal discusses the rise of user generated content within the digital communication landscape.
Learning from history. Learning from failure.
Heather Yaxley reports on the International History of Public Relations Conference 2018 held in Bournemouth.
Review: Communicating Causes
We review a 'much needed and timely' book that explores the value of public relations to not-for-profit organisations.
‘Stealing thunder’ in sports public relations
In this CIPR Professional PR Diploma assignment, Stuart Moffatt argues for 'stealing thunder' in sports PR.
Crisis management expert Chris Tucker asks who was responsible for risk assessing the Build-a-Bear price promotion.
Report: Global Reputation Forum, Oxford
We report on a high level conference that addressed reputation from political, social and economic - rather than narrow public relations - perspectives.
Report: Charity Comms Psychology of Communication conference
Dr Kevin Ruck reports on 'a welcome addition to the programme of events in the UK with its dedicated focus on the application of psychology in communication.'
What are we? An industry? A profession? An occupation?
Public relations is a professionalising field - but not a full profession. We review the arguments in favour of the status quo.
AMEC day two: a question of integration
Day two of the AMEC summit discussed the challenge of integration.
The perfectionism paradox
Perfectionists tend to achieve high grades. But will they necessarily succeed in public relations roles?