UK Social Media Communications Awards 2013


I’m really pleased to have been asked to be a judge for this year’s UK Social Media Communications Awards – which are are about celebrating the very best in UK social media communications.

The social media plateau?


Has social media got stuck as a communications tool and is the local public sector missing out on the broader transformational potential of digital tools?

What do senior managers want to know about social media?


I’m putting together a new course about social media in the public sector. This time I’m focussing on senior managers, heads of service, assistant directors in the public sector – and creating a unique course that gives this audience what they need to know about social media from one day spent out of the office. I’ve been running practical courses … Read More

Social media as a tool for community engagement?

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Read Karen Connell’s research exploring the nature of two-way symmetrical communications in public sector organisations, with a focus on whether the growth of social media is affecting the nature of one of the four models of PR originally proposed by Grunig and Hunt.