Social media

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?

Social media as a tool for community engagement?

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.

Public sector social media workshop

I’ll be running an advanced social media course for public sector communicators in Leeds on 25 May and in London on 23 June.