Adding some love to internal communication
Guest editors Kevin Ruck and Rita Men explore internal communication research suggesting that employees are creatures of emotions and their emotional reactions are more prevalent in turbulent times such as the pandemic.
Review: Public Relations History
Richard Bailey reviews Public Relations History by US scholar Cayce Myers.
Dealing with a communicative virus
Thomas Stoeckle summarises the themes and discussions at this year's virtual BledCom conference.
Listening to employees: from measurement to meaning
How good are organisations at listening to employees and why should they bother? Download Kevin Ruck's research report into listening in internal communication updated for 2021 to find out.
Review: Exploring Public Relations and Management Communication
For fifteen years, public relations students have turned to the textbook known as Tench and Yeomans. Now, as Teela Clayton explains, they'll be consulting Tench and Waddington.
Books of the year 2020
Here's our review-of-reviews of books published this year, leading to an overall editor’s choice.
IC past and IC future
'Internal communication is not marketing or media relations simply applied to employees. Nor is it internal journalism.' Dr Kevin Ruck looks for lessons learned during the pandemic.
Who do you serve?
AMEC's revised Barcelona Principles instruct us to consider the impact of organisations and communicaiton on society. Academic thinking can help with this.
#50over50: Dr Johanna Fawkes
We profile public relations scholar Dr Johanna Fawkes in our #50over50 series.
Review: Post-Truth Public Relations
In this wideranging new book, Gareth Thompson argues that we've already passed 'peak PR'.
Review: Rethinking Public Relations
We review an important new book that asserts the central role of persuasion in public relations.