Mythbusting

Public relations can’t be all bad, says Richard Bailey. But there are some persistent myths and stereotypes that every PR student and practitioner has to confront. Here are three for starters.

International journalism prize for students opens and closes this week

University students from across Europe, aged 18-25, are challenged to write an essay of 1,000 words or less about the topic “Journalism in the digital era” in the second annual Amazon International Journalism Festival Scholarship Writing Contest.

Student media award winners 2015

The winners of the 2015 Guardian Student Media Awards were announced at a ceremony last night. The awards, which are judged by a panel of journalists from across the industry,  recognise  the country’s most talented students planning to enter the journalism and media industry.

Guardian Student Media Awards 2015 opens for entries

The 37th annual Guardian Student Media Awards has opened for entries. The awards celebrate the work and achievements of the country’s most talented students planning to enter the journalism and media industry.

Journalism and PR

Richard Bailey reviews a new book from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism exploring the changing relationship between PR and journalism in the digital age. The authors find that public relations and political communication are ‘more pervasive and less sinister than is commonly believed’.