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How Facebook keeps researching its own harms — and burying the findings via National Post
The world’s largest social network employs teams of people to study its own ugly underbelly, only to ignore, downplay, and suppress the results of their research when it proves awkward or troubling. Why it would do such a thing is a question whose answer lies at least partly in the company’s culture and organizational structure.
Survey identifies behavioural science practitioner knowledge and skills gap via Wadds inc.
Practitioners don’t know what they don’t know about behavioural science. A toolkit from Lynn PR aims to close the gap.
Fear Of Results Is PR's "Dirty Secret" via PRovoke AP
Measurement, behavioral science and a new kind of PR were among the topics explored Wednesday at PRovoke Media's Asia-Pacific Summit.
Public relations from startup to unicorn: evolving communications for high-growth ventures via IPRA
How PR can help rapidly growing tech startups meet ambitious goals. By Ashford Pritchard.
Open Conference on Communication Leadership via Mike Klein
Communication Leadership is the focus at the #WeLeadComms Open Conference on 23rd of September.
What's an open conference: a radical online format that's been proven worldwide.
A topic and approach that empowers participants to speak, facilitate and/or simply participate, as they choose. A chance to "take the wheel" as we discuss how communication professionals can better influence and shape the direction of their organizations, communities and societies.
Virtual Workshop: Measuring and Communicating the Value of Global Public Affairs - Public Affairs Council
Measuring and reporting on your global public affairs work in a way that senior management understands is critical to communicating effectively the impact of your function and garner internal support. Join this virtual workshop to learn strategies, practical insights and best practices in capturing the ROI of your global role.
Report: 21% of comms roles across all organizations have diverse representation via PR Daily
A new report shows how companies must still make big changes to bring substantive diversity to leadership and executive roles in the PR industry. After a public reckoning on racial diversity, equity and inclusion in the last year, what progress has been made? Any real gains in representation in the PR and communications industry first […]
Managing the Human Dimension of Disasters
Managing the Human Dimension of Disasters provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis on how individuals cope with tragedy and loss.
Kjell Brataas gives a voice to those who have suffered and have been affected by unimaginable trauma. Noted experts recount stories and share their knowledge of how they assisted victims following tragedies such as the Manchester Arena bombing, the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, terror attacks, several aircraft disasters and school shootings, the 9/11 attacks and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Social & digital crisis management course via CIPR
This one-day course is open to all PR professionals who potentially need to manage issues and crises. It will show you how to effectively manage digital and social media activity when issues arise to help prevent them becoming crises and how to manage them during a crisis.