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.
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.
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.
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.
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.