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Using Social Media for Government Communications

Spin Sucks

Because the city of Portland uses social media for government communications, I notice a notification from them on Facebook. Share updates from other government entities like the Fire Department or Parks and Rec (both also on Facebook.)

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.

Friday Wrap #157: Instant Articles for all, workers want bad news, government PR spending, and more

Holtz Communication + Technology

Is the US government spending enough on PR? Reacting to a report from a government transparency organization that determined the US has spent $4.37 The takeaway: PR is an easy target for critics of government, but government needs to communicate to its constituents.

Government, the Dinosaur, and Finding the Fish

Spin Sucks

Well, believe it or not, government bodies are required by law to pay for those notices. Money is tight for everyone, especially government bodies, and this particular township is required by law to spend about $14,000 a year on advertising.

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.

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.

15 Non-Obvious Business Trends Shaping 2017 (Retail, Consumer, Tech, Marketing, and Media)

The Influential Marketing Blog

Government & Politics. This week I launched the seventh edition of my annual trend report featuring all of my research from throughout the year on trends.

5 “Must Include” Items for your Crisis Management Plan

Melissa Agnes

These are the people (within your governance) who are responsible for ensuring the item’s completion. Crisis Preparedness action plan corporate culture crisis communications crisis management plan crisis management planning crisis management team governance

Government V. Corporations

Online PR Thoughts

Government tolerates situations that it won't stand for in corporations. Government did not cause the initial pollution in the lake, but once it nationalized the petroleum companies, it didn't begin to clean the water. Long ago as a journalist reporting on environmental issues it quickly became clear that the federal government was attacking corporate polluters before it brought municipalities and counties to heel, even when local towns were dumping sewage into the river.

Cision PAC Software Remains Most Trusted for FEC Filing


Cision Government Relations does not sell to candidate committees, national or state parties or SuperPACs). . Featured Trends Government Relations

Important Crisis Management Strategies for Managing the Zika Virus

Melissa Agnes

As the Zika virus continues to spread, what are the major crisis management risks that healthcare organizations and government agencies should be thinking about? Photo credit: Flubydust/Getty Images.

White House Creates Crowdsourcing Site

Spin Sucks

government. government. It allows you to exercise your first Amendment right to petition the government directly. When I ran for this office, I pledged to make government more open and accountable to its citizens. We have a constitutional right to petition the government.

2014 Edelman Trust Barometer

6 A.M.

The 2014 Edelman Trust Barometer shows the largest ever gap between trust in business and government since we began this study in 2001. This can be attributed to a continued destruction of trust in government that began in 2011, and a steady rise in belief in business since its nadir in 2008.

The PESO Model: Changing the World—One PR Campaign at a Time

Spin Sucks

If you want to be successful in the modern world you have to master modern PR. Katie Harrington shares a case study on how applying the PESO Model to the marketing and PR strategy led to a successful campaign that saved human lives.

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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How To Build Trust In An Era Of Desperate Truth Seeking Consumers

The Influential Marketing Blog

Government & Politics. It is hard to get away from the feeling that we are being manipulated all the time.

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.”

Earning the Right to Innovate

6 A.M.

For the past 15 years, the Edelman Trust Barometer has tracked trust in the global institutions of business, government, media and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). In every case, government responded to popular protests and media outcry against unregulated business innovation.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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A Conversation With Reverend Jackson

6 A.M.

Jackson on ideology and the role of government. I don’t endorse a government development bank or a higher minimum wage. Chicago debt Government incarceration inequality Jesse Jackson mortgage poverty race South Africa student loans unemployment Voting Rights Act

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.

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

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.

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.

Wonderland: Truth, lies, statistics and alternate facts

The PR Coach

Government Communications Politics PR 2.0 Twitter is filled with competing truths, lies and "alternate facts." More than 2.5 million Twitter followers have pledged to support Alt-Gov accounts. alternate facts fake news pr Trump administration US politics

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.

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.

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.

The Creepy Things Uber Knows About You (And Other Non-Obvious Insights) | Issue #16

The Influential Marketing Blog

Government & Politics.

Professional Ghosting, Why We Prefer Serious Robots and the Secret Genius Of Trump’s Paid Applauders

The Influential Marketing Blog

Government & Politics. A tequila maker cashing in on the craft drink phenomenon, the surprising reasons why vending machines are so popular in Japan, how drones are evolving to offer unexpected solutions and what Trump’s fake audiences should teach us about media consumption.

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.

Hermès Branded Film, Firefox’s Secret Browser & How Doritos Might Save America | Non-Obvious Insights #33

The Influential Marketing Blog

Government & Politics. Inspired by the Presidential Debate, the first story in this week’s newsletter features an amazingly smart “Rock The Vote” campaign from Doritos that could have wide ranging consequences.

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.

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!

Cocktail Flavored Detergent, How Drones Affect Ownership and The Neuroscience of Trump’s Victory

The Influential Marketing Blog

Government & Politics. The US election is thankfully over, but it was hard to get past the coverage this week to find some truly interesting stories to share with you in this issue.