Keeping Shtum

This bracing and brilliant new book from a senior practitioner who has also studied the public relations academic literature is a useful critique to the standard theories proposed in most textbooks on reputation, stakeholder relationship and crisis management. Review by Richard Bailey.

The week’s best to 21 October

This week’s selection has been the hardest yet – and some interesting posts have not made the cut. There are few spaces available as long as the four frontrunners who have appeared for each of the past three weeks keep on producing high quality posts.

Public relations academic conferences in 2017

This list of forthcoming European academic conferences in the field of public relations with deadlines for submitting proposals may interest researchers, educators and advanced students.

Nick Clegg: Politics

Public relations lecturer and ‘kamikaze’ Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Paula Keaveney reviews former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg’s political memoirs.

The week’s best to 14 October

In this week’s #bestPRblogs pick, we highlight six PR blog posts from students at six different universities. Four are reappearing for the second week running while we welcome two newcomers to this year’s contest. It’s warming up!