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, […]

Being inclusive about PR ethics


One of the great things about the Ethics Awareness Month initiative from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is that it helps focus clear attention on a core issue in the profession that, in many people’s minds, needs that attention. It doesn’t matter a bit that the PRSA’s initiative happens to be organized by […]

So what will you do for ethics in PR?


The subject of ethics in public relations often provokes strong opinions from people, especially when questionable practices fall under the critical spotlight – as Scott Adams so cannily grasped in this Dilbert cartoon in August. Ethics in PR issues from the past few years that readily come to my mind range from Edelman’s shattered pedestal […]

CIPR wants you to join The Conversation


Next week, the CIPR launches The Conversation. What is it? A content syndicator? An online place to network? Discover people? Discover interesting content? A social network? All of the above? Better to let the CIPR tell you: The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is launching ‘The Conversation’ at its social media conference, 11 April. […]

A promising start for CIPR TV


A new television channel started up today in London that offers the organization behind it an opportunity to reach out in a new and interesting way to people it wants to connect with, and viewers to gain access to information they might otherwise not have a chance to. Broadcasting live on the net with scheduled […]

CIPR seeks your input on updating social media guidelines


The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) wants your help to develop a best-practice set of guidelines on using social media in PR practice. According to the CIPR’s Social Media Panel, the open consultation is designed to help ensure that the guidelines reflect best practice, capture expert thinking and reflect new technologies, tools and ways […]