UK government communications and PR leads the world

Stuart Bruce

The UK’s Government Communication Service is at the forefront of this innovation, but you also see some amazing work and brilliant PR professionals in the NHS, local government and other areas of the public sector. Alex Aiken, Director of Government Communications, UK.

A Guide to Understanding China Government Responses When President Trump “Says Stuff”

Ishmael's Corner

The post A Guide to Understanding China Government Responses When President Trump “Says Stuff” appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations.

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Melissa Agnes to Conduct Crisis Management Workshop at the GCC Government Social Media Summit in Dubai

Melissa Agnes

On September 17th and 18th 2014, Melissa Agnes, President and co-founder of Agnes + Day, will be presenting a two-day workshop on social media for crisis and emergency management for healthcare at the GCC Government Social Media Summit in Dubai.

Government crisis: Watch out for typos they could cost you £9million

Norton's Notes

In the news this week the tiny difference between ‘Taylor & Sons Ltd’ and ‘Taylor & Son Ltd’ has ended up costing our Government £9 million – so I guess that’s me and you too. Yes the Government had a major crisis on its hands after a typo – albeit a very important one – cost the taxpayer a sum of £8.8m

How to Develop a Strong and Practical Crisis Management Governance Model

Melissa Agnes

Your crisis management governance model serves as one of the foundational elements of your entire crisis management program. When working with clients to develop a scalable crisis management program, their governance structure is one of the first things I focus on developing.

PRoust Questionnaire: Helen Reynolds

PR Conversations

I love local government and creating a real change — so it might be something like working on a behaviour change social media campaign to get people to drive more safely or report abuse.

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Stockholders in the Corporate Family – or contemporary activists?

PR Conversations

Today, stockholder (or shareholder) activism is defined by the Financial Times as “designed to deter poor governance that might pose a long-term threat to the profitability of the companies that shareholders invest in.”

What will you post on Facebook or Twitter in 14 days’ time?

Stuart Bruce

The UK government’s new bill restricting trade unions has an alarming proposal in it that has potentially devastating negative consequences for people working in public relations, digital communications and social media including members of the CIPR and PRCA.

Newspaper Licensing Agency beaten to a pulp by PRCA and Meltwater

Stuart Bruce

The NLA grabs about £22m a year from the communications industry, much of which comes from charities, central government and local government.

Leadership and Zigging When Everyone Else is Zagging

Ishmael's Corner

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CIPR general election manifesto

Stuart Bruce

It discusses seven issues and challenges and for each of them calls for specific action from the next UK government. The seven issues and calls to action are: The future of corporate governance. ” Internet governance and broadband.

Universal Accreditation Board Welcomes National Association of Government Communicators


Universal Accreditation Board (UAB) members are very excited to welcome the National Association of Government Communicators to the now nine-member consortium of public relations professional organizations.

Legogate: A sorry tale of Scottish independence

Stuart Bruce

Last week the official UK government YouDecide2014 account published an article entitled ‘12 things that £1400 UK Dividend could buy’ on the self-publishing Buzzfeed Community website. The general consensus amongst most people I know was that it was a blatant misuse of government resources.

Google and UNHCR team up to answer five most common questions on Syria

Stuart Bruce

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ECM in the Cloud: A “CYA” for Press Agents

Waxing UnLyrical

This allows government representatives to respond to interviewers, fellow politicians, and constituents with less down time, greater efficacy, and improved content authenticity – avoiding the deadly flip-flopping that is highlighted in every election. Guest Post by Jeff Frankel.

Advertising Sales Manager - Government Publishing Unit - Washington

Flack Me

Company: FierceMarkets Location: Washington, District of Columbia Industry: Advertising - Sales Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

The Killer Apps of Steel and Tradition

Mark My Words

It is not the place of government to intervene. Mark My Words china government industry nationalism steel Tata tata bemoan parliamentary apps killerThe history of steel is the history of the British industrial revolution. Tuesday evening –which saw the decision by Tata to close all of its steelworks in the UK, consigning the production of the metal to potential oblivion- either marks a new chapter or is a concluding footnote.

3 ways Yanis Varoufakis failed with media relations

PR Matters

I’m delighted that PR Daily published my opinion piece on Yanis Varoufakis, the problems of his leadership and questionable management of his reputation while Minister of Finance for the Government of Greece.

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Ill-informed politicians and journalists kicking NHS PR professionals – again

Stuart Bruce

Government Journalism Media Politics public relations Training NHS The Telegraph The Telegraph has an incredibly ill-informed article on ‘NHS ‘spin bill’ soars as crisis grows’ Oh the irony of a journalist falling for a politician’s spin about spin.

National Cotton Council Stays FEC Compliant With Cision


Featured Influencers Government Relations PAC“With Cision, I can refine everything in one place, export the report and it’s all ready to go,” says Nancy Cox, accounting associate at the National Cotton Council of America.

Frederick Ghahramani donating $1,000,000 to Help Repeal Bill C-51


TORONTO– Canadian technology entrepreneur Frederick Ghahramani is pledging $1,000,000 to fight Bill C-51, the newly enacted law that authorizes the government to collect and share Canadians’ private information with no oversight.

Best Practice Guide for MPs Using Twitter for Open Up! – Speaker’s Commission on Digital Democracy

Stuart Bruce

Since then I’ve advised numerous politicians and government departments all around the world on the use of social media and digital communications including the European Parliament and EU agencies. CIPR Government Politics public relations social media Open Up!

The Separation of Powers in Today’s Media Landscape


As the countdown to the inauguration continues, I thought it would be fun — and hopefully a bit interesting — to have a little Government 101 refresh while simultaneously prompting you to think differently about the media world and all its various players.

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PR round-up for the silly season

Stuart Bruce

CIPR Government Politics Public Affairs public relations Self PromotionMy public relations blogging has been light during July and August as I’ve had a couple of short holidays and been busier with consultancy and training projects than I would be normally during the summer.

65 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Academia/Government. Government Relations Representative , US Postal Service, Washington, DC – apply by Aug. Government Relations Manager , American Heart Association, Washington, DC. Associate Government Relations Manager , American Heart Association, Washington, DC.

How Fake News Affects PR

The Proactive Report

The Boston Tribune site wrongly claimed that President Obama’s mother-in-law was going to get a lifetime government pension for having babysat her granddaughters in the White House, citing “the Civil Service Retirement Act” and providing a link.

Nasdaq to Acquire Marketwired


Nasdaq’s Corporate Solutions business supports over 10,000 clients in 60 countries with Investor Relations (IR), Public Relations (PR), Communications and Governance services and solutions. Marketwired is pleased to announce our agreement to be acquired by Nasdaq.

Did Apple’s “Customer Letter” Work in Defending Civil Liberties?

Ishmael's Corner

government getting more ornery by the minute. As you know by now, the government has asked Apple to unlock a phone used by a terrorist in San Bernardino. Business Communications Business Takes Writing apple apple and FBI apple and federal government apple customer letter apple encryption controversy apple encryption dispute apple refuses FBI business communications business writing conversational language effective business writing FBI feds accuse apple

53 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Academia/Government. Assistant Director, Government Affairs , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Vice President, Federal & State Government Affairs , Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association, Washington, DC. Looking for a new career opportunity?

TCIP #020 – Managing The Ebola Crisis With Bill Boyd

Melissa Agnes

As the Ebola crisis continues to make waves in the United States and around the world, the CDC, government, hospitals and countless others are being looked to to lead the public through this epidemic. Welcome to episode #020 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, with Melissa Agnes and Bill Boyd.

Why Congress Sucks

Waxing UnLyrical

Until midnight last night (or this morning), we didn’t know if the federal government would be shutting down. Not to mention bear the ire of every Tom, Dick and Harry who rails against “the government,&# little realizing that what they really mean is “the politicians.&#.

42 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Academia/Government. Senior Vice President, Government Relations , Feeding America, Washington, DC. Manager, Government Affairs , National Apartment Association, Arlington, VA. VP/SVP, Policy & Advocacy , Society for Corporate Governance, Washington, DC.

13 Fortunate Truths about PR

PR Matters

In celebration of 2016* marking the 110th anniversary of PR, this article is the first in a series of reflections on the profession and its practice. (* Ivy Lee , arguably the founder of modern PR, published his Declaration of Principles about the purpose and value of PR in 1906.).

Analyzing Uber’s Response to Rape Crisis in New Delhi + 2 Lessons for Every Company to Learn

Melissa Agnes

We will work with the government to establish clear background checks currently absent in their commercial transportation licensing programs. In their first sentence, they seem to pass the blame off onto the local government.

TCIP #002 – Strategizing Social Media for Crisis Communications with Isaac Griberg

Melissa Agnes

Isaac provides insights into what government agencies, non-profits and global organizations can and should do when they begin to assess social media as a crisis communications strategy. Welcome to episode #002 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast with Melissa Agnes and Isaac Griberg of the ICRC.

45 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Academia/Government. Associate Director of Communications and Governance , Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, Camden, NJ. Director, Foundation & Government Relations , United Nations Foundation, Washington, DC . Looking for a new career opportunity?

Israeli Startups Join Axis Innovation at NYSE

Flack's Revenge

They have developed a field-proven Saas agronomic platform that mitigates agricultural risks and improves farmer profits while giving corporations, governments and FIs ways to track and benchmark remote growers.

Measurement Month: The Barcelona Principles


No, the Barcelona Principles are for communicators across agencies, brands, non profits, government organizations and more. By Seedepth. We’ve written before about the Barcelona Principles.

PR and propaganda in Ukraine

Stuart Bruce

CIPR Crisis Communications Government public relationsNataliya Popovych, co-founder and board member of the Ukraine Crisis Media Centre. Photo credit: Andras Sztaniszlav.

Should Public Relations Change Its Name?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Each offers its own nuances, with “public affairs” implying government relations or legislative goals and “corporate communications” referring to all internal and external communications activities as a management function.