Research reveals blind spots in PR and comms

An international survey has revealed the knowledge and skills gaps facing communication professionals in Europe. The 2017 European Communication Monitor survey collected data from across 50 countries and explored trends like visualisation, social bots, hypermodernity and benchmarking for strategic communications.

Ten years and four editions for leading textbook

Two academics are celebrating ten years of their pioneering and market-leading public relations textbook, Exploring Public Relations: Global Strategic Communication, released as a new fourth edition.

How to ace your PR degree (part two)

In the second part in the series, Polly Foster explains how questions lie at the heart of an academic approach. You should question the research, question the theories and even question yourself.

How to ace your PR degree (part one)

It can be hard to study, especially when you’re working full time. Polly Foster explains how to aim high and achieve top grades in a postgraduate qualification.

Student prize winners announced

Three public relations students have been announced as this year’s winners of the prestigious Claire Mascall PR Prize. The annual award, in memory of corporate PR practitioner Claire Mascall who died in 2006, is open to all Public Relations students at Leeds Beckett University.