'77% of PR firms are worried about dealing with the spread of disinformation' - with statistics as high as these its vital for PR professionals to know how to identify, debunk and avoid fake, misleading stories - the topic on everyone's lips.
In their first SDF podcast of 2017, Neville, Sam and Thomas enjoy a wide-ranging conversation that looks at the issues of loss of trust in institutions, fake news and post-truth and ultimately how to tell more compelling stories with better data.
Jumping on the Valentine’s day build-up has become a must in recent years for PR professionals. Connecting with the excitement of the holiday but still relying on your brand's unique hook is a great way to get coverage.
Companies that operate globally face a wide range of risk, whether it be potential legal, financial or reputational damage. Increasing complex supply chains make it difficult to monitor and detect warning signs. This article identifies some of the biggest risks to companies and the best way to monitor those risks.
A huge opportunity for PR & Communications professionals arise when companies keep a close eye on international media. Working the Chinese New Year holiday into their promotional calendars can really leverage global coverage. Knowing your market, like Coca Cola does, increases the chance to promote goods or services internationally.
3 February 2017 - Posted by Mark Dunn in Human Trafficking Awareness, Anti-Bribery And Corruption
Using the insights from our latest webinar, Modern Slavery in Construction, we have compiled the most engaging discussion highlights from our experts into an intriguing report. Read more on our panellists responses to the ethical labour issues in the sector.
As Transparency International reveals its 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index, we explore how each country ranks against the next. The CPI compares 176 countries and territories on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be.
How quickly and efficiently a PR pro reacts to a disaster rests highly upon the knowledge at the time. Considering the recent crisis from firms such as Volkswagen and Takata, we know that media monitoring and intelligence plays a vital part.
In an already confusing landscape of post-truth and fake news, this week President Trump's administration has added to the quagmire through use of the phrase 'Alternative Facts'. We share 3 tips for brand, PR and Comms professionals and launch our new pragmatic guide: 'Operating in a Post-Truth World'.
23 January 2017 - Posted by Mark Dunn in Anti-Bribery And Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering
This week, LexisNexis is considering how the FCA recently introduced some of the key themes arising from briefings, regional visits, discussion forums and online feedback and how their 'Future Mission' encourages a due diligence process for UK firms.