On 18 April 1930 a BBC radio announcer replaced a news bulletin with the words: "There is no news." Nearly a century later what have we learned about how audiences make sense of the news?
CIPR State of the Profession 2019 survey shows 1-in-4 UK PR practitioners were privately educated. These PR pros may know how Caesar conquered Gaul and how to thwack a cricket ball but do they demonstrate relevance in an industry which should reflect the society it seeks to engage?
Platinum is a new book from the CIPR showcasing excellence in public relations and celebrating the institute’s first 70 years.
25% of us hates our job - the remainder is not fully engaged. A new book aims to redress the balance and help us become financially independent.
UK’s largest PR industry body launches #PRPays campaign showcasing strategic value of public relations with Heathrow Airport CEO interview.
Facebook has admitted it is a publisher not just a neutral technology platform. Here’s why this 180 degree turn is big news and what the catch is.
At no other time in history have business leaders been held so accountable. Under this scrutiny, business is forced to double down on what is important to it and to all of its stakeholders. The latest term for this is CEO activism - communicating with conscience under a new name.
Reevoo, the customer ratings and reviews firm, held an expert panel to discuss the advocacy economy. Here are four key insights from that talk.
38% of public relations practitioners’ total skills could be complemented or replaced by AI within five years warns report but human skills remain in demand.
Klout closes, but who knew it was still around? The social media ranking tool was prone to being gamed and was driven by iffy technology. Will there be a replacement?
Embrace transparency, invest in skills and use real people to lead debate urge authors of new crowdsourced book #FuturePRoof 3: The NHS at 70 with lessons for the wider PR Community.
Modern communication management is as much about dealing with problems as it is about tactics and technology. But before you can solve a problem you first have to acknowledge that a problem exists and avoid the predictability trap.
The CIPR State of Profession 2018 study shows industry growth and higher salaries but also an over reliance on tactics and a growing gender pay gap #StateofPR.
The CIPR is making sense of the PR tool market by creating an industry-wide knowledge database. Can you help classify these tools against PR competences?
Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of IKEA died this week. It wasn’t his $60 billion fortune that fascinated me nor a love of flat-pack furniture. It was his trip to New York’s Guggenheim museum.
Helping communicators get more done by following these 14 tips to writing effective emails.
Change is continual; a constant. Successful firms know they must build change into their DNA; embedded as an organisational competence through creative teams.
The US just scrapped net neutrality regulations - the rules protecting an open Internet. Could the UK be next? And what impact for communicators? What even is net neutrality? Here's a primer.
The time has come to reclassify social media platforms as publishers. They must drop the pretence that they are simply platforms and channels for publishers rather than media companies themselves.
Why tech giants should shoulder more responsibility for the content they profit from. And regulators should consider reclassifying them from platform to publisher.
Over a billion people use WhatsApp every day to stay connected with family, friends, colleagues and customers.
The cross-platform messaging app, bought by Facebook in 2014 for $22 billion, announced this week it WhatsApp Business plans. It’s time to get the most out of this cross-platform messaging app with these 18 WhatsApp hacks and product features.
Writing for the web: we only scan read web content so help your readers become more engaged by following these 16 formatting tips.
Communicators no longer compete for space. Today we compete for attention and trust. Become a better content marketer by following these 14 effective writing tips.
In today’s world of infinite choice earning engaged voters and consumers is far more valuable to political parties and brands than having merely satisfied ones. This takes a community.