A senior comms figure has defended the use of social media by police after it emerged forces in England and Wales have conducted 828 investigations into the use of social media by staff over the past five years.
Aberdeen City Council has welcomed the global publicity generated by a "somewhat amusing" error on the cover of its magazine for housing tenants, Newsbite.
LGcommunications has stood in solidarity with new government moves to stop local authorities banning the public from tweeting or filming at council meetings.
The Department for Communities and Local Government is promoting its fire safety message for just £30,000 by teaming up with the marketers of kids' movie How To Train Your Dragon 2.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has appointed Matt Tee, the former permanent secretary for government comms, as its first chief executive.
The Government will not be replacing Unity on its PR roster following the agency quitting in protest at what it dubbed a "fundamentally flawed" system.
Bob Wade Media has won a contract to provide a media and comms service for the Emergency Planning Society.
The challenge of the eleventh-hour arrival of Jackie Brock-Doyle to lead comms for Glasgow 2014 was eased by "years of planning", one of the Commonwealth Games' key PR figures has revealed.
Fishburn has expanded its public affairs team with the appointment of Downing Street press officer Ben Crosland as an associate director.
The Red Consultancy has applied to replace Unity on the government roster for PR contracts worth more than £100,000 after the latter's resignation yesterday.
One of the six agencies appointed to the Government's roster for PR contracts worth more than £100,000 has quit, accusing the system of encouraging "cronyism" and labelling it "fundamentally flawed".
Frank PR has won the pitch to promote a Government and Coca-Cola Enterprises-backed initiative encouraging the collection of plastic packaging for recycling.
PRWeek's iPad edition is becoming a paid-for product, although our subscribers will continue to receive free access as part of their package.
Diageo's new global comms director is a "robust and clear-headed" figure with 21 years' experience in Whitehall.
The Scottish independence campaign kicked off for real last night with a TV debate between First Minister Alex Salmond and former Chancellor Alistair Darling.
Ex-european director of external communications at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Debbie Spitz, shares her tips on how to get the best from, and even enjoy, networking.
You don't need to be Machiavellian to rid departments of unaccountable 'embedded' communicators.
Select committees now have a high profile and an effect on public policy. But there's still room for improvement.
A council's reputation can be destroyed in a few hours if you aren't prepared and fail to move fast during a crisis.
'Team Hague' failed to make the right impression when its message got lost among 'Brangelina' fever
Stop telling us to 'spin' says Cormac Smith, chairman of LGcommunications.
London Communications Agency director Suzi Lawrence has worked three days a week since returning from maternity leave in May 2013. Here, she and LCA co-founder Jonny Popper discuss the process by which they have both made this work.
To improve public order during the World Cup, communicators need to change people's perspective and then their behaviour.
I imagine there was a great deal of tea spat out last Friday when it was reported that BBC journalist Robert Peston had turned on PR people, all guns blazing, describing them as "professional bullshitters".
What's the common link between Radio 2, ITV, the Daily Mail and UKIP?
David Plouffe "will be managing all global policy and political activities, communications, and Uber branding efforts," the company's CEO, Travis Kalanick, wrote in a blog post on the hire.
Lord Chadlington has denied that a shareholder revolt led to him stepping down as CEO of Huntsworth, stating he made the decision to depart last year.
New business and client spending are on the rise for PR agencies but over-servicing continues to present a problem, the PRCA's latest Consultancy Barometer has revealed.
Both will offer public policy advice and communications counsel to corporate, association, and nonprofit clients in the newly created roles.
Several special advisers including former Hanover consultant James Wild are following their senior Conservative bosses to new departments.
Hume Brophy has appointed Brian Simpson, the former MEP and chair of the European Parliament Transport Committee, as a senior consultant.
Hanover Communications has secured the services of Liberal Democrat politician Julia Goldsworthy, who was a special adviser in the Treasury for four years, as a senior policy adviser.