The Age of Context comes to London in October

If you’re a follower of trends in technologies and people’s behaviours – and that mashup between the two – an event in London next month will be of interest to you. On October 28, Robert Scoble and Shel Israel will be in London as guests of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and their […]

Underpinning how social you want your PR

It was great to see tweets like this one from Lisa Pool as we concluded “How social do you want your PR?” at the headquarters of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) in London on January 24. The title of the evening meeting – one in the CIPR’s Social Summer series of conversation and […]

How social do you want your PR?

That’s the title of a discussion session I’ll be leading in London on Thursday December 6 January 24, 2013 as part of the CIPR’s Social Summer series of meetings, designed to encourage an informal and relaxed atmosphere with interesting conversation and networking opportunities. [Update Dec 4:] It looks like Christmas festivities have had an influence […]

The journey begins: guidance from the CIPR on PR and Wikipedia published

It’s taken quite a while but it’s finally here – Wikipedia Best Practice Guidance for Public Relations Professionals: version 1 of a document that sets out a formal picture on how the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) believes public relations practitioners should behave when it comes to content on Wikipedia. The most controversial view […]

Integrated CIPR news on your desktop – shame about mobile

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) launched a social media newsroom on January 23. In  their words, it “integrates announcements on our website with our Twitter feed, Facebook and LinkedIn pages and with the CIPR Conversation.” It’s a good example of an organization evolving how it communicates information about itself (and, in this case, […]