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The reinvention of PR – ten thoughts

Kelly Quigley-Hicks recently attended a regional Chartered Institute of Public Relations conference, which brought together high calibre speakers with PR professionals from a wide range of agencies and organisations. In this blog Kelly shares with us her thoughts on the day

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Serious selfies, spring, and sensations

Thank you very much to all the contributors to Week 12’s 15 posts. Since I am behind on summaries, I hope that this brief summary will be enough to lead you to explore these posts. I found them all well worth

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Leaving, changing, starting, springing

Despite the date on this summary, I am writing it a month after it should have been written (I have been very busy, mostly with voluntary work for a community group), so I will attempt the briefest summary I have written

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Frank Sidebottom, 150 Swedish tax inspectors and some physio

Thanks very much to everyone who contributed Week 10 posts – and apologies for my tardiness in writing the Week 10 summary. There was a strong health theme to the posts, not least since we had more healthcare professionals than usual

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Tonight Matthew, I’m going to be….

Working for the local authority in which you live can be tricky, as Phil Jewitt explains in his blog for week 9. Contributing to discussion and debate as a resident about plans of your employer sometimes needs clarifying so there is

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Shotgun wedding

After larking about in the countryside dressed in tweed, shooting at clay pigeons, Ross Wigham reflects on a time when some PR campaigns might have taken a scatter gun approach to hitting the target but now, with reduced budgets and

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Posted in budget cuts, communicating, data, digital technology, ideas/innovation, journalism, local government, media, public relations, public sector, social media, working practices

Stress, a little grrrr, blue light and some other colours

Stress, emergency services, healthcare, and art featured in Week 8’s posts but we will start with music. Carol Woolley’s post about a choral evening A Valentines musical treat (I’ve included a video of Thank You for the Music by Abba because it

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