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If the public don’t really care about spin, why are journalists so preoccupied by it? <b>Brent Hooley</b>, an author and former government media adviser, discusses.

In defence of a spinner in the works

If the public don’t really care about spin, why are journalists so preoccupied by it? Brent Hooley, an author and former government media adviser, discusses.

Anyone imagining that the nuclear industry is reeling in disarray and on the defensive after the Japanese disaster ought to think again.

Chutzpah and the nuclear campaign

Anyone imagining that the nuclear industry is reeling in disarray and on the defensive after the Japanese disaster ought to think again.

It's the job of really good journalists to question the way PR-led stories are presented.

Loss of basic female skills or loss of basic journalistic skills?

It's the job of really good journalists to question the way PR-led stories are presented.

New evidence shows that arts journalism in Melbourne’s newspapers is saturated by PR content, writes <b>Lucinda Strahan</b>, lecturer in media and communication at RMIT University.

How PR became the art of imitating the art of journalism

New evidence shows that arts journalism in Melbourne’s newspapers is saturated by PR content, writes Lucinda Strahan, lecturer in media and communication at RMIT University.

The late J.K. Galbraith had a remarkable capacity to coin memorable epigrams and quotable quotes. The idea that the conventional wisdom is always wrong was one of them.

The conventional wisdom is always wrong

The late J.K. Galbraith had a remarkable capacity to coin memorable epigrams and quotable quotes. The idea that the conventional wisdom is always wrong was one of them.

Two of the ways PR people seek to make issues disappear are: to create strange silences in which they are lost, or to bury them in so much complexity and confusion that people just stop listening.

Silences and complexity

Two of the ways PR people seek to make issues disappear are: to create strange silences in which they are lost, or to bury them in so much complexity and confusion that people just stop listening.

Discussions of PR ethics often suffer from conceptual confusion -- about the nature of ethical challenges and the way to deal with them.

Come in Spinner: PR, David Jones and ethics

Discussions of PR ethics often suffer from conceptual confusion -- about the nature of ethical challenges and the way to deal with them.

For an organisation that prides itself on its millennia-long view of the world, heaven and all things in between, the Vatican certainly spends a lot of time focused on day-to-day public relations.

Come in Spinner: inside the prolific Vatican PR outfit

For an organisation that prides itself on its millennia-long view of the world, heaven and all things in between, the Vatican certainly spends a lot of time focused on day-to-day public relations.

When the five mainland capital city Murdoch Sunday newspapers run their own state based version of the same story it's fair enough to call it a fair dinkum News Limited campaign.

When does the spin stop?

When the five mainland capital city Murdoch Sunday newspapers run their own state based version of the same story it's fair enough to call it a fair dinkum News Limited campaign.

The more detailed online media monitoring statistics become, the greater sense of perspective we get about what people see as important, writes <b>Noel Turnbull</b>, adjunct professor, media and communications, RMIT university.

Come in Spinner: a question of perspective

The more detailed online media monitoring statistics become, the greater sense of perspective we get about what people see as important, writes Noel Turnbull, adjunct professor, media and communications, RMIT university.

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