Throughout Australia – and the world – there are hordes of PR people, think tanks, politicians and others who spend their days and nights thinking about the holy grail of PR: how to frame issues, events, products and ideas in ways which set the agenda for debate and action.
A discussion paper prepared in May 2010 on behalf of local community groups.
At the annual Victorian Women in PR lunch last week one of the speakers mentioned that Ashton Kutcher was the number one Twitterer in the world.
In Alan Bennett’s play The History Boys one of the characters says: “The best way to forget something is to commemorate it.” Nothing exemplifies that more than the way that Anzac Day commemoration has resulted in Australians either forgetting what they knew about Gallipoli, or never learning the truth.
Delivered at the function to mark the closing of the Collections Council of Australia in April 2010.
Delivered to the Public Relations Institute of Australia's Communication Revolution! conference, April, 2010.
What do Melbourne’s centre of pub music, The Tote, and Arthur Conan Doyle’s reference to the dog that didn’t bark have in common?
At the recent Adelaide Writers’ Week panel discussion on The Future of Quality Journalism there were two moments when the audience and the panel had remarkable experiences.
The UTS-Crikey analysis of PR influence on the media raises an issue of profound significance – when will journalists realise that PR influence is insignificant compared to other factors impacting on the media?
Back in January an acquaintance of mine got a gong. It was a very good gong and very well-deserved.