PR – it's a woman's world

It is nearly 25 years since the publication of Cline’s ‘Velvet Ghetto’ study of women in public relations which responded to the increasing feminisation of...

Never kiss an alligator and other lessons from PR History

The history of public relations began with PT Barnum parading elephants through small town America in the 1800s - with the famed huckster the cause of the ongoing misunderstanding of the profession. That's the simplistic narrative found in the majority of PR text-book

Mike Spear: Evolving from journalism to PR

Currently the director of corporate communication for Genome Alberta, in his earlier career incarnation Mike Spear was a producer and executive producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, focusing on news and current affairs.