There has been a quiet debate among some Australian corporate communications people about what company executives (especially corporate communicators with political connections) do outside office hours which might reflect on their employer.
Come in Spinner: A tale of two clerics
How will Cardinal George Pell be regarded in 50 years’ time, what will be his legacy to the Church and Australia, how will it compare to the legacy of that other controversial cleric, Archbishop Daniel Mannix and what does it say about Tony Abbott?
Come in Spinner: Is there anything original in politics?
Today, in an era of gotcha journalism and Google, recycling anecdotes is harder.
Come in Spinner: Nobel prize winner’s bad news for pundits
The hottest thing in the social sciences – the replicability debate – is bad news for economic forecasters and worse news for the pundits who peddle their analyses through the media.
Come in Spinner: Journalistic innumeracy
For many journalists, recent Federal voting intention polls will be an opportunity to demonstrate a quality they share with many other Australians – innumeracy.
Come in Spinner: The perpendicular pronoun in politics and management
Reflective politicians and managers often struggle with when to use the perpendicular personal pronoun and when to use collective ones.
Come in Spinner: What makes a crisis management apology credible?
PR people have discovered the power of the apology. The problem, as Alan Jones has shown, is the nature and timing of the apology.
Come in Spinner: There’s something about Louise
What is really interesting about Louise Adler and the current controversy is not publishing and polarisation but rather what it says about Melbourne and modern management.
Come in Spinner: Security theatrics
‘Security theatre’ is great public relations for governments, spy agencies, security firms and others in the security-intelligence complex along with being very, very profitable.
Come in Spinner: Spinning the monarchical succession
Monarchical PR actually tells us much about the real history of PR and helps explode the myths promulgated around the ruling US-centric view of PR history.