Tag Archives: authenticity

Making people care enough to want to understand

PR can be defined as making (helping?) people understand. In fact, it’s more. It’s about making people care enough to want to understand. And it’s from that position that connections are made, communities built, advocates empowered, and actions taken.

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We’re two today

This blog is two years old. Thank you for reading.

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New challenges, opportunities, responsibilities face PR practitioners

The role that social media played following the Boston Marathon attacks in the way they were reported and as the police investigation unfolded, and the fake Twitter post about an attack on the White House that triggered a sell-down of … Continue reading

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Gillard v. Rudd: who communicated most effectively?

Now it’s all over (at least for now) I wanted to make some observations about the communications strategies used byAustralia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard, and the former Foreign Minister, and her predecessor as PM, Kevin Rudd. (For those of you living overseas, … Continue reading

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Communication and confidence: time for more of both

As I type these words, we wait with baited breath for the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) to open. Will we have the courage of our convictions and have confidence in the overall strength of our economy here, and the businesses … Continue reading

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A future PR renaissance?

As with just about every other field of human activity, the Internet, through its potential to connect everyone on a scale not previously seen, is going to change the way that public relations is done. As the channels available to … Continue reading

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