Category: indie comms adviser

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Building an ethical framework around disinformation

Communicators are – or should be – held to ethical standards around misinformation and disinformation. Here’s how to provide some tools for building an ethical framework that can inform your approach.

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5 sources of free valuable audience insight

Understanding your audience is critical. Here are five sources of free, valuable audience insight for communicators and writers.

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How does information flow in your organisation?

I’ve been reading the Remotely Interested report from Jenni Field (Redefining Communications) and Benjamin Ellis (SocialOptic). I was particularly interested in the findings about line management and information flow.

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Talent has no postcode

I wore my indie comms adviser hat last week, attending the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) South West annual general meeting. It’s reminded me why I’m a member.

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Opening up the shop

I’m an independent communications adviser and freelance writer, and I’m looking to take on new work from June 2019. That seems like a quick and simple statement, but it’s been a while in the making. I’ve been to a lot of networking events across the south west over the last six months so that sentence…
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Who buried Paul, and audience’s need to create meaning

A 1999 talk on the ‘Paul is dead’ fan theory can teach us a lot about how audiences create stories from a few facts.