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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 […]

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@UnemployedPRMan on search for a new job

Press officer Peter O’Connor has taken to Twitter as @unemployedPRman in his search for a new job. Here he tells his story. By Peter O’Connor How hard can it be to […]

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Blurred lines: internal vs external communication

In this guest post internal communication specialist Rachel Miller explains that there is no distinction between internal and external audiences, however bespoke content has a crucial role to play to […]

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The Chartered PR Practitioner Q&A: Ben Verinder on applying psychology in PR

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 […]

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Defamation Act 2013: overview for public relations and online publishing

The Defamation Act 2013 strengthens existing legislation, balancing freedom of speech while at the same time ensuring that individuals or organisations that have been defamed are able to protect their […]

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Why public relations is important for business

In this guest post former Daily Telegraph journalist Alex Singleton and author of the PR Masterclass tackles the benefit of public relations for business. By Alex Singleton The question almost every […]

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10 areas of work in progress for public relations

As we head into 2014 here are 10 areas of work in progress for public relations that I’m thinking about at Ketchum and in my new role of President of the Chartered Institute […]

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CIPR publishes crowdsourced 2014 trends ebook #PR2014

One of my pledges as CIPR President for 2014 is to foster a stronger sense of community within the CIPR. The organisation is the sum of its members who hail […]

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Crowdsourced PR Twitter compendium: 50 accounts to follow

A week or so ago I asked my network for recommendations for people, media and blogs to follow on Twitter. We all love a Twitter list eh? Inevitably there are […]

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Brands don’t do breakfast

In a poll of my Twitter network the vast majority of respondents admitted to reaching for their smartphone within moments of waking up. 67 people responded to a Google questionnaire […]

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Quoting Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

I read Nelson Mandela’s autobiography Long Walk to Freedom during the summer. It’s an incredible book in which Mandela tells the stories of the changes that took place in South […]

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CIPR publishes new social media guidance: work in progress for PR

The CIPR Social Media Panel held its last meeting of the year this week. There’s new leadership for 2014, several high profile new joiners and an impressive programme of activity planned. […]