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The Internet is a catalyst for good and bad

A drinking craze has claimed the lives of two people in the UK and has been linked to the deaths of two others. So called Neknominate or Neknomination, a derivation […]

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Public diplomacy in a networked world

When diplomat George Morrison contacted me to discuss his CIPR Diploma research project on public diplomacy via social forms of media I wanted to hear more. Here he writes about […]

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The Chartered PR Practitioner Q&A: Jon Clements on the reputation business

One of my commitments as CIPR President was to promote the value of learning and development as a foundation for professionalism. Throughout the year I’m going to blog interviews with […]

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How Google’s Consumer Barometer tool can help public relations planning

In this guest post Andrew Smith seeks out consumer buying insights from a free Google planning tool. By Andrew Smith Google’s Consumer Barometer tool has been around for nearly two years […]

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My mobile phone knows more about me than my family

Grab your mobile phone or tablet. I want you to dig under the bonnet and have a look at what data your device is recording about your daily activities. If […]

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Chartered PR Practitioner Q&A: David Alexander on PR vs management consultancy

One of my commitments as CIPR President was to promote the value of learning and development as a foundation for professionalism. Throughout the year I’m going to blog interviews with […]

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Big data danger of confusing signal and noise

Big data can be a distraction. Real life insights are not growing nearly as fast as irrelevant data argues Adam Parker. The solution lies in a more disciplined approach to […]

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Hacking the global economy: review of Reputation Economics

Who you know is worth more than what you have. That’s both the subtitle and thesis advanced by Joshua Klein in his new book Reputation Economics. Klein is hacker that will hack anything […]

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Chartered PR Practitioner Q&A: Clare Parker on the defence communicator

One of my commitments as CIPR President was to promote the value of learning and development as a foundation for professionalism. Throughout the year I’m going to blog interviews with […]

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Tackling the reputation of public relations

Public relations needs to tackle its’ image problem argues Kate Samuel. She calls for practitioners to be confident and proudly explain their value and purpose. By Kate Samuel Okay, I […]

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Savvy social media fishmonger turns #BrandVandal in pursuit of debt

If Steve Earl and myself were to hand out prizes to #BrandVandals, Wetfishshop Limited a fishmonger and merchant based in Lyme Regis, Dorset, would be sure to receive a gong. The […]

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The Chartered PR Practitioner Q&A: Eva Maclaine on working internationally

One of my commitments as CIPR President was to promote the value of learning and development as a foundation for professionalism. Public relations may be a maturing professional discipline but […]