The curse of the celebrity injunction appears to have struck again after Sir Elton John lost a battle to prevent The Sun reporting claims that he sexually harassed a male employee.
Boris Johnson and media training don't seem like the most obvious words you'd find in the same sentence.
Has there ever been a more tumultuous month in the UK comms business?
There was talk of 'cause fatigue' at Cannes this year, but that doesn't mean the industry should move on - it's simply that purpose has evolved.
It is only three weeks after the EU referendum, but more has happened politically than we might see in three normal years.
Pokémon GO has become a cultural phenomenon in a matter of days since its launch, eclipsing Twitter, Snapchat and Tinder users. Two writers give their views on how PR-land can capitalise on its features and talkability.
British opinions of the NHS are often contradictory. It is our job to use human comms to reach the public.
Two specialists, from Burson-Marsteller UK and Connect Communications, give their take on (another) eventful 24 hours in British politics.
The new system of Individual Electoral Registration needs to be simplified and clarified before any impending general election.
So, now the Westminster combat is done, Generals Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom move to a new battlefield - the heartlands of the Tory membership.
"You can't win an argument." The famous line from Dale Carnegie's seminal How to Win Friends and Influence People seems particularly apt in light of the Chilcot report.
Conservative MPs have begun the process of electing a new leader. Based on my experience of leadership contests - including one as campaign manager - I think there are some smart steps to take and pitfalls to avoid.
Following a legend is tough. David Moyes found this out the hard way when he stepped into Sir Alex Ferguson's shoes at Manchester United, and, let's face it; Adam Rickitt will always be Nick Tilsley in Corrie, despite that new bloke (whatever he's called).
Agencies must follow in the footsteps of da Vinci and become 'creative engineers' to keep pace with our diversifying industry.
What can campaigners learn from the Brexit referendum battle, where the 'remain' camp got it so very wrong?
The rejected Stronger In posters were dreadful - but honesty is the best policy in EU vote post-mortem
Were you pro-'remain'? I was. Now, we've all got to be straight with ourselves: we failed massively. Monumentally.
Now we are set to leave the EU we need to be practical and ensure any opportunities outweigh the losses we might experience.
I'm not sure if anyone has ever said this before, but a week is a long time in politics isn't it?
When Twitter was launched in 2006, text on the net was the next Big Thing. Its quick and instantaneous 140-character limit enabled fast-track access to a wide variety of information.
The gender divide continues to be a fact of life all over the world. Women aren't just paid less for the same job; they also pay more for the same products.
Donald Trump's campaign may have divided the opinions of people the world over but, if we can separate the politics from PR, there are elements of Team Trump's strategy that serve as a useful lesson to the comms industry.
Only well-run pitch processes give agencies the chance to present their best work - to the ultimate benefit of the client.
Anyone can string a sentence together, but don't make the mistake of thinking anyone can do it well, says Wyn Matthews, editorial manager at Word Association.
It feels like being cheated when I've bent over backwards for journalists but they won't do me any favours, says Miriam Brown, assistant account executive at Satellite PR.
Why do so many journalists, publishers, editors and other content creators fail to follow up on initial contacts?
The movement for Britain to leave the European Union did everything a successful PR campaign should.
PRWeek's top of the month for April 2016 goes to Premiership winner Claudio Ranieri.
She was the great hope of many pro-Brexit Conservatives, but Andrea Leadsom's disastrous handling of a press interview and its aftermath brought her plan to be the next Tory leader and Prime Minister to a grinding halt.
PRWeek's flop of the month for April 2016 went to The Times, and its coverage of the Hillsborough inquiry result.