Category: Editor’s Picks

Fake news fact-checking checklist

By David Benigson There’s been an explosion of so-called fake news in recent months. Reports of fakery, fabrication and misinformation have hit fever pitch, particularly during election season. While fake news is nothing new, it’s gained momentum, and notoriety, as

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Can you trust reputation measurement tools?

Today, we seem to love Reputation trackers and any other similar reporting tools – some are strictly related to reputation, others to trust in brands, others to influencer or blogger rankings etc. The first question you need to ask –

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Content key factor in bloggers’ relationship with PR

By Jake O’Neill, The latest UK Bloggers Survey has revealed a huge difference in the relationship between bloggers and PRs – with the bloggers subject matter being the key factor. While the majority of bloggers have good PR relationships, this

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Want to be an Internal Comms strategist? Get your bake on…

What is an internal communication strategist? Well, according to the latest UK issue of Cosmopolitan magazine, an internal comms strategist is concerned with cakes, headsets and jargon. I spotted this article via Natasha Liedl-McDowall, Senior Manager, Organisational Experience at ARM

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Internal comms – Use data to justify your existence

Other functions use hard evidence to prove they meet business goals. It’s time for internal comms to do the same By Lisa Pantelli, In recent years, there has been a significant and positive shift towards PR campaigns based on solid

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Meet a member: Emily Osborne Chart.PR, MCIPR

Essex County Fire and Rescue Services’ Emily Osborne joined the CIPR back in 2013. In the first of a new series of member Q&A’s, she reflects on the impact of the Grenfell Tower disaster on communications, the fragmentation of modern

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Value flows when data flows meaningfully through socio- technical networks

In search of the ideal data architecture Competitive advantage and profitable growth doesn’t come from scale anymore. The rate at which big players in any and all industries beach their supertanker is unprecedented. Competitive advantage and profitable growth doesn’t come

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Osborne, Huffington & the changing world: Influence Q3 out soon

When the world shifts , organisations had better change too or find themselves obsolete – no matter how grand and important they are. Is this the situation for the UK’s political parties in a post-referendum country? In an exclusive interview

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Why I Said ‘Non’ to the European Parliament as a Client

While the transfer window for football clubs to make summer signings slammed shut yesterday with the usual flurry of crazy stories and late moves, another deadline came and went in rather less sensational circumstances. The European Parliament closed the tender

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Video times: Updated optimum video lengths for social media

There is nothing that is quite as good as showing you the fractured landscape than video. Time was when there was one home for video and that was on YouTube. You filmed it, posted it to YouTube and then pasted

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