A new report by SenateSHJ details the effectiveness of government comms on bringing people together in Australia.
Moving to ‘the other side’ means loads of transferrable skills, but does it also come with an entirely different set of challenges?
Women can certainly have it all, but not without a hefty dose of guilt, fear and self-loathing.
Facebook's motion to remove news from its platforms in Australia might seem overblown, but this battle has global implications, media experts say.
From a lack of homework on local markets to inadequate differentiation from its parent company, here are three teachings from TikTok's struggles.
Redhill's CEO explains how the firm soared to become one of the fastest-growing agencies in APAC and has remained profitable since day one.
Industry players on first impressions of the newly launched Reels and whether the platform is a worthy contender for audiences, creators and marketers.
As uncertainty and confusion dominate headlines about TikTok’s future, we ask industry experts if this could mean a shift in strategy for brands.
In the wake of brands dissociating themselves with ‘problematic’ influencers, we ask industry experts about the right course of action during a crisis and how this might affect brand safety.
A new Ruder Finn report highlights a shifting outlook for China's beauty industry amid the challenges of COVID-19.
Which candidate, party or issue garnered the most interactions online?
Two APAC agency leaders on why purpose is non-negotiable for companies, as well as the ambiguous parametres around measurement.
TikTok is among the top three platforms in India for influencer content and the impact of the ban, experts say, could be transformative.
“Creativity and powerful communication skills should not be the exclusive enclave of those who are cashed up.”
A new report reveals that the dark cloud of COVID-19 continues to loom over Singapore, and it's affecting trust in media and businesses.
The pandemic could signal dramatic changes for the industry including a depletion of physical congresses, and the rise of telehealth.
COVID-19 has affected global trust in China, so we asked experts whether this might affect the fate of international Chinese brands, such as Huawei and TikTok.
The comms industry in Asia-Pacific enjoyed an outstanding 2019 despite economic uncertainties, intensified pressure on fees and increasing competition with non-PR agencies.
In the middle of a pandemic, Philippines’ major broadcast network ABS-CBN was ordered to stop free-to-air operations, leaving thousands of staff in limbo.
We ask experts whether the era of the glossy mag is over, and what this means for marketing, media and the fate of luxury brands.
As Beijing invests billions of dollars to rebuild its post-outbreak image, we ask one PR chief if the world will fall for its campaign.
A Red Havas report details the ways brands are pivoting toward more human and accessible messaging amid the crisis.
Speed, agility and low overheads are aiding independent PR agencies through the crisis.
The Seoul-based APAC CEO of MSL on factors that led South Korea’s government comms strategy to be revered around the world.
A Reuter Communications report details four Chinese consumer themes that brands should take note of.
As ad and media spend plunge, PR agencies remain on the frontline of marcomm efforts as they manage issues such as organisational change, business continuity, and WFH disruption.
Global CEO of Red Havas on why brands should change the ways they measure content.
While PR may be a female-dominated industry, the number of women often taper off higher up the ranks. We ask agency leaders about this phenomenon.
We asked industry pros about the reputational impact of the Amazon founder's environmental pledge, and whether it's likely to generate goodwill—or the ill kind.
The undertaking, spearheaded by former Blue Current MD Tetsuya Honda, is designed to teach best practices and farm talent out to clients looking for flexibility they can't find in agencies.
Animals were the stars of this creative campaign for the Sri Lankan Tourist Board. BCW creative director Pete Way reveals what happened.
The public wants regulators and governments to step up in delivering science-driven policies, according to a new report. It comes amid criticism by anti-smoking NGOs and health authorities about e-cigarette marketing tactics.
PR veteran Tony Tan on the increasing immediacy of media, how influencer marketing has shaken up the ecosystem, and the improving Asian work culture.
Marketers in China have moved toward a new, innovative model that optimises resources and takes advantage of performance management strategies.
Japanese expat and former diplomat Daisuke Tsuchiya liked London so much that he changed his career for it.
Edelman president Matthew Harrington on the depletion of public trust and the shifting power dynamic between organisations and stakeholders.
Findings from the report include evaluation of work, flexible working, mental health, salary, and more.
At a time of polarising politics, we ask PR pros how organisations should balance employee behavior and brand values.
A new report details why brand crises in China happen in the first place, and which industries are more prone to getting in trouble.
These WeChat campaigns in the luxury travel space are successful testimonials.
Apple may be forced to weigh up whether operating in China -- its third largest market -- is worth the degradation of its global reputation.
A new report details what PR agencies must be aware about in the face of transformation in the healthcare field.
'Shared ideas of success', 'more questions', 'two-way reviews': How to fix the communication problem in the communications industry
In-house comms heads in APAC open up about how PR agencies should communicate more effectively with them.
Cannes slammed for placing Philip Morris on 'Good Track' while it runs cigarette campaigns in Indonesia
Philip Morris International's involvement in Cannes Lions' 'Good Track' has been criticised after it emerged the tobacco giant has launched new cigarette brands and run new ad campaigns in Indonesia and Israel.
All was not well at WPP during Martin Sorrell's final year in charge and, as the first anniversary of his shock exit looms, revenues keep sliding. New chief executive Mark Read is warning of a third year of decline in 2019 and a long turnaround in prospect.
PRWeek sister title Campaign's legendary journalist John Tylee reflects on the career of another legend - WPP founder, and now former CEO, Martin Sorrell.
This is a prime moment for Japan's PR industry to redefine its role as arbiter and communicator, says APCO Worldwide's Seiko Indo.
Nissan's head of marketing tells Diana Bradley his stance on autonomous cars, auto shows, and integrating advertising and PR.
You need more than the truth. It's a fact both the media and brand communicators face today. But if you understand your purpose and consistently convey it, says Microsoft's Frank Shaw and the other industry leaders who convened at this WE Communications-hosted event in Seattle, you will earn consumers' trust
At this WE Communications-sponsored panel at Cannes, leaders from Airbnb, KFC, and Samsung discussed how purpose, data, and a new kind of creativity help brands define themselves and stay ahead in a constantly moving world
The 'PRWeek/Brands2Life Comms Director Report 2017' is the most upbeat survey of the industry in five years, with optimism about the coming year high among respondents.
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Ruth Shulver's job as head of corporate comms at Surrey Police?
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Holly Finch's job as Media Relations Officer at Canterbury Christ Church University?
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Eloise Maxwell 's job as PR & comms manager at the National Army Museum?
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Ashley Potter's job as press & PR executive at Warwick Business School?
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Ashley Toon's role as comms officer for Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust?
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Paul Mylrea's role as director of comms at the University of Cambridge?
This nation of 68 million offers economic opportunity in what is, by most accounts, the world's most dynamic economic zone.
As allegations rage about U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump's links with Russia, the Vladimir Putin-led government is set to once again splash the cash with Western PR firms to try and improve its image in the international arena.
From the moment she rose to the top comms spot, GE’s new CCO has directed a daunting global task list — from a multibillion-dollar acquisition to the controversial relocation of the company’s headquarters — with the poise, panache, and leadership of a seasoned pro.
With more consumers craving interaction and experiences from brands, agencies have elevated the events management space into a key cog of the integrated, digital communications sphere.
PR Lions jurors John Clinton and Kat Thomas give the lowdown on why PR agencies yet again failed to win many awards, and why agencies need to tread carefully when using causes in campaigns.
PRWeek UK runs down the 10 must-see sessions at this year's Cannes Lions festival, which begins on Saturday - and an experienced Lionsgoer gives his top dos and dont's for the jamboree.
Many male PR chiefs would fancy being personified by George Clooney if the story of their life was made into a movie.
PR chiefs in the Global Power Book were closely divided between Twitter and Facebook as their most useful social media platform, with the microblogging service edging out Mark Zuckerberg's social utility by 122 votes to 103.
If the members of PRWeek's Global Power Book 2016 represented the US electorate, they would vote into office Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton by an overwhelming margin.
Helming comms for one of the biggest tech brands in the world isn't always smooth sailing. From better ROI, improving product lifecycle comms and navigating fragmented digital channels, Ken Hong explains why complacency is the fast track to irrelevance.
In the latest of PRWeek Asia's monthly country spotlights, we assess the economic outlook, the media landscape and the opportunities for PR in Australia.
With all the different regimes and governments to deal with across Asia-Pacific, public affairs specialists are increasingly in demand as the region continues be a goldmine for brands.
Kimberly-Clark's vision is to lead with 'essentials for a better life', with sustainability forming an important part of its comms activity in Asia, according to Shweta Shukla, its director for communications & government affairs in the region.
From rebuilding the company's reputation in China, to making sense of the all the new tools and tech-sector talk flying around, Daniel Feiler explains why he's always been up for a challenge and how eBay fits the bill.
In the latest of PRWeek Asia's monthly country spotlights, we assess the economic outlook, the media landscape and the opportunities for PR in Indonesia.
Once a little regarded part of the business, internal comms is fast becoming a key part of brand strategy as companies realise that how you interact with employees is as important as how you engage consumers.
Julie Cleeland Nicholls explains why the brand's comms strategy is centred on crafting and sharing stories and how its customers play a key role in achieving this goal.
Making the jump from tech to industry is a challenging one, but Adashek explains why he's glad he did it and what he thinks he can bring to one of Japan's most iconic brands.
In the latest of PRWeek Asia's monthly country spotlights, we assess the economic outlook, the media landscape and the opportunities for PR in South Korea.
With evermore pieces of research being commissioned and published by PR agencies across the globe, what are the reasons behind undertaking such significant projects? And are these studies always reliable?
Groupon aims to offer people the best experiences in their city. Amy Glancey, head of communications, APAC at the daily deals site, explains how she measures success and why April Fool's Day is giving her sleepless nights.
Having been fascinated with Japan from a young age, Aldo Liguori talks about his life in the country's PR world, the value of international experience, and what comms agencies can do better for brands.
In the latest of PRWeek Asia's monthly country spotlights, we assess the economic outlook, the media landscape and the opportunities for PR in Thailand
MetLife Hong Kong's Sunshine Farzan talks about tapping into consumers' emotions and why the art of storytelling plays a major role in the insurer's comms
As senior vice-president of comms and marketing at the Financial Times, Darcy Keller needs to be ready for any eventuality. She tells Alex Benady about honing crisis comms preparation and her growing influence over the brand's image.
With limited budgets and small staff resources, nonprofits face a steep uphill battle getting their messages out, as do the agencies which help them. But passion, belief and PR can still go a long way.
Setting up a new office overseas can be prohibitively expensive but some agencies have gone down the alternative route of forming alliances with agencies in different markets. Alex Benady looks at the pros and cons of this approach
Recognised as one of India's top PR leaders, Nitin Mantri talks about how the country's comms scene has evolved, where it's still lagging behind and the potential still to come
Tino Fritsch, head of communications, Asia Pacific at ThyssenKrupp talks about his first 18 months in the role and why he believes management skills are essential for comms professionals
In the latest of PRWeek Asia's monthly country spotlights, we assess the economic outlook, the media landscape and the opportunities for PR in Japan
The 'start-up nation' has plenty of opportunities for the PR industry, says Maayan Nave, owner of Now-You Heart & Business Communication and head of global comms and PR for SodaStream International.
As the exorbitant amount of money invested in the Asian sports industry continues to soar, sports properties and brands are looking for the whole package when it comes to entering, activating and promoting their products. As such, PR agencies are having to throw out the old playbook and change their game plans to stay relevant
An entrepreneur who's always looking for the next challenge, Lou Hoffman talks about setting up his agency, the rise of Asia and what excites him about where the PR industry is heading
These industry stallwarts surprised us all with their resignations, writes Anna Reynolds
If there is something the PR and comms industry is never short of, it's an opinion. Here are the opinion pieces which floated your boat, rattled your cage and flipped your pancake in 2015.
The long-time former Bloomberg TV anchor has switched sides to the PR world. He talks about why he made the decision, what he's learned so far and the road ahead
It's been another memorable year in the PR industry and our quotes sum up everything from the purpose of PR to why The Sun missed out on the MPs' expenses exclusive...
Erin Atan, communications director, Asia-Pacific at Rolls-Royce Singapore explains why emotional appeal is key to the brand's PR strategy and how it is focusing on a content-led comms programme
In the latest of PRWeek Asia's monthly country spotlights, we assess the economic outlook, the media landscape and the opportunities for PR in Myanmar
Cyber security is an ever-growing threat in Asia with multiple attacks and breaches occurring all the time. Many brands in the region loathe talking about it publicly, but PR agencies are helping change this attitude as reputation becomes a heavy price to pay for silence
Having to take back a product seems like a no-win situation, but it can be a chance for brands to show their worth
UK independents grew faster than the group-owned agencies this year but were less effective at converting that income into profits. However, the industry enjoyed solid growth overall and performed well compared with other marketing disciplines
Ma Yolanda Crisanto, senior vice president, corporate communications at Philippines-based Globe Telecom, talks about the challenges of PR in the telecoms sector and why Star Wars is the next big thing for the brand