Is the press release still relevant? The answer is: It depends. This isn’t a cop-out answer, but a reflection of how the communications business is changing. As that happens, so the humble press release is also evolving.
Love them or loathe them, these five themes will dominate the news in 2017. Since they're guaranteed to get media pick-up, every PR person will be trying to find their own unique angle.
Famously described as "Davos for geeks", tech conference WebSummit moved to Lisbon in 2016 - and attracted a huge crowd: More than 50,000 people from 150 countries. Destrier was part of the success, with Managing Partner Simon Jones taking to the stage on the AutoTech track to moderate a discussion on next-generation wearable technology with two industry pioneers: Corinne Vigreux, co-founder of TomTom and Mike Lee, co-founder of MyFitnessPal, now [...]
The traditional press conference is dead. Long live the live blog-optimized press conference! Apple's iPhone 7 event was a masterclass in staging a live-blog optimized event.
It’s important for organizations to treat Brexit as they would any other crisis management situation, where reputations are at stake. We’ve put together a 10-point guide to the communications minefield that lies ahead.
"It's the way I tell 'em," legendary Irish comedian Frank Carson once said. It's good advice that some of the presenters on the Innovate Launchpad at the Smart IoT show in London this week should heed.
From an issues management perspective, embattled UK Prime Minister David Cameron did exactly the right thing by publishing his personal tax returns.
Crisis communication: The fire combustion triangle. The day your internal issue breaks into the wild as a full blown crisis is certainly not the right time to try and formulate your “issues management strategy”.