Is objectivity actually dangerous for the future of journalism?

The End of Newspapers and The Future of Information. That is the book I took on holiday with me last month in which Bernard Poulet (yes, he is French) puts forward an interesting point at the beginning of the book directly questioning the role objectivity in journalism. Coming from a French background and having followedContinue reading “Is objectivity actually dangerous for the future of journalism?”

Why are there so many former journalists in PR?

The Big Partnership in Aberdeen offered me the opportunity to have a placement in their Aberdeen office! I was so delighted to be able to have an experience in one of the busiest PR agency in Scotland. I have learnt a lot and now that this is over, I have decided I would write aContinue reading “Why are there so many former journalists in PR?”

PR evolutions under the Presidency of Blair, Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama

Here I am, back again on my blog, after a long absence (I admit)! As promised, I would like to share with you the salient ideas from one of the chapters from The Media and Political Process book by Eric Louw. By the time I write this third post for my blog, I could haveContinue reading “PR evolutions under the Presidency of Blair, Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama”

PR evolutions under the Presidency of Eisenhower, Nixon, Kennedy, Reagan and Thatcher

I received a new book bought on Amazon few days ago, ‘The Media and Political Process‘. I am currently half way through but I wanted to dedicate this post to it as I am particularly enthusiastic about what I have read so far. The book, by Eric Louw, was recommended as one of the core textsContinue reading “PR evolutions under the Presidency of Eisenhower, Nixon, Kennedy, Reagan and Thatcher”

An introduction to political communication

Today was an exciting day. Not only was it the beginning of the second semester, but also my first class in a highly-regarded discipline: political communication. We had the chance to be lectured by Dr Nicola Furrie. Political communication is almost ubiquitous. Politics, communication, philosophy, sociology, media studies, economics, journalism or cultural studies are all relevant points ofContinue reading “An introduction to political communication”