POWER TO THE PEOPLE?
On Friday 20 January, in a move previously unprecedented to even the most prolific pollsters, Donald Trump became the 45th president of the US. Inevitably, a plethora of press coverage ran before, during and after the event; commentary from all over the world abound. Yet to widespread surprise, the first action by Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, was condemnation of the inauguration's media coverage. Spicer refuted figures which indicated its poor attendance and decried statistics showing the Women's March on Washington as attracting a wider audience.
Often it feels that reading or watching the news is cause for despair. Negative forecasts, a turbulent political spectrum and increased fears over what the next few years holds has become the norm; news reporters standing outside parliament looking concerned is a regular occurrence. Yet results of the final PRCA Consultancy Barometer of 2016, released at the end of 2016, indicates the picture is looking positive for many PR firms.
Is PR and communications a management discipline or are we doing ourselves a disservice? Jenny Caven, head of external affairs for Slimming World, writes in the PRCA's PR Council Yearbook
Charting a course around the world, Carole Scott has made a veritable road map of a career in communications. Brittany Golob talks travel, career progression and novel writing with the Henkel communicator
Many internal comms teams only have access to small budgets. What kinds of creative solutions or content development methods are there to allow internal communicators to achieve success?
CONFERENCES IN 2016
Communicate magazine runs a number of conferences covering a variety of topics centred around corporate communications, from investor relations and digital stakeholder engagement to employer brand management and internal communications.
EVOLUTION OF THE ANNUAL REPORT 2016
The Evolution of the Annual Report is the essential event for the corporate communications and investor relations community.
2016 TRANSFORM CONFERENCE NORTH AMERICA
Hosted by our sister magazine, Transform, delegates at the Transform Conference North America can expect to hear from speakers across all sectors that are excelling in their brand strategy and communications.
CORPORATE & FINANCIAL AWARDS
We are open for entries. The Corporate & Financial Awards celebrate excellence in all aspects of City communication.
CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT AWARDS
The Corporate Engagement Awards celebrates the best corporate partnerships, sponsorships and CSR programmes. Currently open for entries until 13 March, but enter by 20 February and you will received £100 off your total cost.