PR’s PR problem

Paul Holmes of the Holmes Report just took aim at PR firms for; “jettisoning the term “public relations.” He believes; “practitioners are turning their backs on the one thing that differentiates PR from other disciplines with whom we compete: the… Continue Reading


Forgive my combining of two obsessions. My football team, Manchester City, has hired the coach most people would say is currently the greatest in the world: Pep Guardiola. He is well known for playing a particular and singular style of football.… Continue Reading

PR’s time to lead

Harris Diamond, CEO McCann-Erickson

Richard Edelman will make a speech in Melbourne next week at the World PR Forum in which he will say it is PR’s time to lead and he will support this with his usual eclectic analysis of global cultural, political and media events and some examples of where PR thinking has changed the direction and strategy of some big firms. We need to move our clients and employers from ‘perception management’ to real action addressing real issues he will say. It’s a cracker so look out for it. Continue Reading