Tag Archives: media

The end of the road

Events last week prompted me to write two blogs and it wasn’t surprising given what happened. Bell Pottinger expelled from the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) was a significant moment and brought the issue of ethics into sharp focus. … Continue reading

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A question of ethicsĀ 

The decision today by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) to expel Bell Pottinger is brave and decisive. For many years the industry has been trying to demonstrate it values an ethical approach to the work and has invested … Continue reading

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Adapt and survive

I was very sad to learn a few days ago of the end of the line for the Oldham Chronicle newspaper. After 160 years the daily newspaper closed with around 50 people losing their jobs. The loss of the jobs … Continue reading

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Plan in peacetime

I was part of a discussion about ‘fake news’ at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) North West event last night. One of the other speakers the esteemed Steve Kuncewicz made the point that you need to prepare for … Continue reading

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Eyes wide open

How do we know that the news we read on social media is accurate? Who can we trust and who is posting honestly? There are some scary statistics about that young people are getting the majority of their news from … Continue reading

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By mutual consent

After I busy day I sat down to write this blog to hear the news about Sam Allardyce parting company with the FA. He managed 67 days and just one match in charge of the England team before leaving by … Continue reading

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Overcome the barriers

When we are young people often tell us that we can’t do things. In many cases this is absolutely the case and obviously there need to be boundaries. But this should not happen when we are considering what we enjoy … Continue reading

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