Category: CIPR

The value of membership

By Donna Castle Chart.PR MCIPR I was recently asked by CIPR to explain why I am a member in around 30 words. It sounded easy but I’ve been a member for almost all of my adult life and my membership

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The post-truth world, the public sphere and public relations

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Later this month I’ll be taking part in the European Communications Convention in Munich.  The somewhat ambiguous title for this gathering is ‘You (won’t) get far by lying’, and delegates from all over Europe will be discussing topics including fake

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‘The freedom to learn what I wanted to learn’

Katie Marlow, Director at Little Bird Communication, speaks about the benefit of CIPR membership. What has CIPR membership given you throughout your career? I’ve been a member since I was a student studying PR at Bournemouth University. For my first

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From branch manager to award-winning digital agency

By Anthony Bullick, Digital Director, outwrite Being a CIPR member has given me the opportunity to better myself as a PR professional, and as a person. I joined the CIPR in 2011 as part of signing up for the CIPR advanced

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#CareerWins: get the knowledge, skills and connections to expand your agency

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An interview with Amanda Brooks Chart.PR, MCIPR, Dip.CIPR Going solo in public relations is never an easy call, even for the most experienced professionals. According to Bloomberg, eight of ten new businesses fail within the first 18 months. From the practical

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Nudge theory, celeb agents and what the CEO wants – Influence Q1 out soon

It’s the little things that matter, or so they say – and they’re not wrong. The cover story of the latest edition of Influence explores how small changes to messaging can lead to significant shifts in behaviour and achieve your

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Introducing #PR2017

By Jason MacKenzie Found.Chart.PR, FCIPR, CIPR President-Elect 2016 was a year of unprecedented change. Political upsets and socio-economic consequences have had a profound effect on business around the world. As we approach the new year, the prevalent theme is uncertainty.

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Gun lobby, hype and the Right to be Forgotten – Influence Q4 out now

Gun control has long been at the forefront of American politics and with the National Rifle Association pouring more than $22million in to endorsing Donald Trump’s presidential campaign the issue is bigger than ever. The latest Influence magazine, out this

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A look back at #EthicsFest

In October the CIPR held its first Ethics Festival (#EthicsFest) to champion ethical conduct in public relations and promote the ethical responsibilities of PR professionals. Why? The CIPR’s primary objective as outlined in its Royal Charter is “to promote for the

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Special Award for Hillsborough group’s ‘campaign like no other’

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By Hayley James Chart. PR MCIPR, Chair, CIPR North West Last week saw the annual CIPR North West PRide awards. I was honoured, in my first year as Chair, to see some incredibly hard working PR experts receive recognition for

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