Public Relations and The Visual is a one-day conference bringing together PR industry experts and academics to explore and discuss and debate the role of visual dimensions in public relations theory and practice. From media representations of PR professionals to branded spaces; issues of identity and performance, the conference will explore these and other visual themes from a societal perspective.
New CIPR research shows internships are failing as a means of increasing social and ethnic diversity in the public relations workforce and failing to provide consistent learning and development opportunities for aspiring professionals. The CIPR questioned some 400 CIPR student members about their experiences of internships.
The Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) and National Union of Journalists (NUJ) have reached a ground-breaking agreement to work together on a range of issues facing the public relations industry. Key areas identified include lobbying regulation, ethical public relations and increasing diversity in the industry.