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Justice seen to be done, but how?

John Ryley in The Guardian online argues that we should allow cameras into courts.  The reason beyond his argument is that it would allow the public to understand the complexity of many cases that last for weeks and months and … Continue reading

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Local TV services – should they exist?

There are now more channels on our television screens than ever before. In the 1970s there were only three options and they didn’t broadcast 24/7. Now we have literally got hundreds of TV channels from those with broad appeal through … Continue reading

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Communication must adapt as cuts bite

In the past few days a lot has been written about the potential impact of public sector cuts on the future of PR and communications working in those areas. It is clear that some form of communication support is going … Continue reading

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How #gmp24 happened

The challenge was to find a way to show people the wide range of issues the police are called to deal with.  There were many possibilities – for example, to release statistics and information about crime and incidents over a … Continue reading

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What has happened to the Big Society?

Just a few months ago it was one of the most talked about things. It was making headlines, it featured regularly in postings on social media and everyone wanted a piece of it. All the interest was generated without any … Continue reading

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NHS – not so Direct

In making cuts why don’t we involved the public and make sure we keep what works and build on it for the future. Continue reading

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Lessons in life from the new media

But what can the PR and communication professional learn from this development by the local media? Continue reading

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