Straight-talking ex-national newspaper heavyweight Simon Kelner promises that his new agency will be 'free from PR bollocks', reports Alex Benady.
A crisis or major issue strikes your organisation. Its reputation - maybe its very existence - is on the line.
Following KPMG's acquisition of investor relations firm Makinson Cowell, Alex Benady looks at whether it could start a trend and the implications for the wider PR industry.
BBC Radio's Rod McKenzie has proclaimed young people don't visit Facebook any more. Kate Magee asks six specialists whether they agree and where they think social media budgets are best spent.
Hit or Miss?
The Conservative Party reacted to weekend reports that a senior member had described party activists as 'mad, swivel-eyed loons'.
Education Secretary Michael Gove was discovered to have based a claim of 'disturbing historical ignorance' among teenagers in an article he wrote for The Mail on Sunday in March partly on statistics from PR surveys by Premier Inn and UKTV Gold.
How can the PR industry's reputation be improved? The CIPR's Sue Wolstenholme and PRCA's Francis Ingham discuss the matter on PRWeek TV.
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Blackberry fails to connect
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