Trump, Twitter and transformed political communication

  Nasrun Mir looked at the use of social media by UK politicians for his CIPR PR Diploma project so not surprisingly he has been following the US elections, and in particular Trump’s use of Twitter, with interest.  Here are his thoughts…. Donald J Trump’s legacy in politics, among other things, will be that he …

Public Affairs – a perspective from Estonia

By Ann Pilkington How different is public affairs in other countries? I was delighted to catch up with our CIPR Public Affairs Diploma graduate Mariliis Topp at the recent CIPR graduation event. Mariliis is Head of Communications at AS Tallinna Vesi, a NASDAQ OMX listed Estonian utility company. It was an opportunity to find out …

Crisis comms and public affairs – top skills gaps revealed

Perhaps it is no surprise that crisis communication is one of the top skills gaps identified in our annual trend survey – there have been some pretty high profile crises in the past year making it top of mind for many communicators. It is interesting in light of this finding to also learn that for …

A model for employee comms in a crisis

How does an organisation recover its reputation after a crisis? Research by the Ipsos MORI Reputation Centre has just been released and I was delighted to be asked along to join a panel discussion, particularly with our CIPR Crisis Communication Diploma about to start. So what did we learn? The research was done among MPs …