MEDIA LITERACY: STILL THE POOR RELATION IN FIGHTING FAKE NEWS?
On 1 November 2018, the UK’s foreign secretary made a bold claim that a major objective of the UK’s future foreign policy would be to tackle fake news. “Defending a free media must therefore be a central element of British foreign policy, in keeping with our country’s role as an invisible chain linking the nations that share our values,” said Jeremy Hunt.
INFLUENTIAL INVESTORS CALL COMPANIES TO ACTION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC), the earth is expected to be warmer by three degrees Celsius by the end of the century, almost two times more than it should in order for the lethal effects of global warming to be avoided. Therefore, ignoring climate change, or denying its existence altogether, is something companies can no longer afford.
FIVE MINUTES WITH JEREMY SHAKERLEY
Exhibiting at last month’s Communication Directors Forum, UKSV has over 20 years of experience in the communication sector. It currently works with a number of high-profile clients on national and international campaigns, including the AA, IBM, Nationwide Building Society, Experian, Vodafone and Coca-Cola Enterprises.
EVCOM HOSTS INDUSTRY AWARDS 2018 AND WELCOMES THREE NEW MEMBERS TO ITS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
With the launch of ‘Take Pride’, Sheila Parry has explored what it means to have pride in what you do and has written a practical framework to create those conditions at work. She presents the case for putting individual interests firmly on a par with organisational goals and explains why communications and HR professionals are best placed to drive a movement of cultural change
Meeting and exceeding expectations of client service is a constant challenge in comms. But, asks purpose-led consultancy Cohesive, how can service delivery be more than an empty promise?
A new era has been heralded in at the Daily Mail. For seasoned business editor Ruth Sunderland, the conversation between the paper’s readership and businesses is important. Andrew Thomas reports on her relationship with PRs, her experience in the city and the future of the Mail itself
CONFERENCES IN 2018
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.
CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT AWARDS
The Corporate Engagement Awards recognises the most successful and innovative corporate partnerships and sponsorships, and the communication strategies around those collaborations. More than ever, companies are striving to demonstrate the good in business and how an organisation can engage its partners, support charities and work for communities in which it operates. In turn, these activities showcase successful collaborations that raise brand awareness, and more importantly, build reputation. Entries close on 6 April.
DIGITAL IMPACT AWARDS
The Digital Impact Awards recognise the cutting edge in digital communications across a broad range of categories including deliverables, social media, and sector. The 2018 Digital Impact Awards winners will be announced on 16 October 2018.