Tag: accountability

Categories: Media issues / PR issues

13 January 2009

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PRs and Hacks: Time to call a truce?

If you ask journalists what they think of PRs the response is likely to be colourful. Yet I know (and so do my colleagues) just how much they rely on us. The hostility is snobbish, but it is also phony. Charlie Beckett, the director of POLIS, argues the time has come to kiss and make up. Read on ›

Categories: Credit Crunch / Crisis management / CSR reality check / Trust and reputations

20 November 2008

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Barclays continues to show the way

As I dug in to my morning Muesli here on the Zurich lake I caught up with yesterday’s FT. There I read an amusing editorial about Barclays being the listening, theatrical bank that headed off a shareholder revolt by the skin of its teeth. It’s true though: in a very clumsy fashion, Barclays and its shareholders are forging a brave new world. The implications for financial PR are profound. Read on ›