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PR Bants Dilemmas: Caught between a media leak and telling the truth

6/12/2019
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We look at the case of a large company with a diverse workforce that is facing an ethical dilemma. A media leak threatens to expose the wrong reason why the company is unable to make its annual bonus payment to employees. However, by setting the journalist straight the company's financial difficulties would be brought to light, thereby damaging future business prospects. Listen to how we solve this dilemma. Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the...

Duration:00:08:31

PR Bants #31

6/3/2019
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In this episode of PR Bants, we explore the results of the European elections 2019 from a UK perspective including: Why clear and simple messages won at the ballot box The two-party system and why the end is nigh Media portrayal of Theresa May's resignation speech Why we need to lift the bonnet and delve into party manifestosWhy Milkshake-gate is no laughing matterRory Stewart's refreshing campaigning style Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the...

Duration:00:27:01

PR Bants #30 – Part 2

4/22/2019
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In the second and final part of episode 30, we are joined by Tim Cowen, Media Relations Director at Centrica. We cover these topics: Fiona Onasanya MP and her bizarre video appeal to votersMichael Jackson's reputation post the screening of Leaving NeverlandLove Island and why producers need to prioritise the mental health of participants Why NASA's cancellation of the first all-female spacewalk was a massive #PRFail Virgin Atlantic drops its mandatory makeup rules for female cabin crew...

Duration:00:30:45

PR Bants #30 - Part 1

4/5/2019
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In part one of episode 30 of PR Bants, we are joined by Tim Cowen, Media Relations Director at Centrica. We cover these topics: David Lammy MP, Comic Relief and the 'white saviour' rowThe Church of England's campaign calling for national unity over Brexit divisionDaytime TV presenter Lorraine Kelly versus the real Lorraine Kelly Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants Music from Jukedeck - create your own at Jukedeck

Duration:00:26:36

PR Bants #29 - Part 2

3/19/2019
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In the second part of episode #29, we are joined by Doctor Clea Bourne, Lecturer in PR, Advertising & Marketing at Goldsmiths, University of London, and author of 'Trust, Power and Public Relations in Financial Markets'. We cover these topics: The role of public relations in promoting artificial intelligenceFacebook and regulationThe alleged danger posed by HuaweiThoughts on Jussie Smollett Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants...

Duration:00:32:45

PR Bants #29 - Part 1

3/12/2019
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In part one of episode 29 of PR Bants, we are joined by Doctor Clea Bourne, Lecturer in PR, Advertising & Marketing at Goldsmiths, University of London, and author of 'Trust, Power and Public Relations in Financial Markets'. We cover these topics: Launch of The Independent Group and what it means for British politicsThoughts on Brexit and Britain's reputationTower Hamlets Council bin lorry campaign targetting EU residentsLooking beyond the surface of Edelman's Trust Barometer Happy...

Duration:00:48:25

PR Bants #28

2/25/2019
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Episode 28 of PR Bants covers these topics: Instagram's reputation and self-harm imagesHow the story of Prince Philip's car accident landedLiam Neeson's public purge about a racially motivated revenge attackMeghan's leaked letter to her father, Thomas MarkleGucci 'blackface' scandalNigel Farage and the new Brexit Party Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants Music from Jukedeck - create your own at Jukedeck

Duration:00:39:23

PR Bants: Brexit Special

1/23/2019
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In this special edition of PR Bants we explore all things Brexit including: Where next for Theresa May and her deal?The role of communications professionals in the run up to BrexitIs project fear working?HSBC's 'We are not an island' campaignHow we would run a pro-European PR campaignWhy the referendum was a watershed moment for British society and our relationship with politicians Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants Music from...

Duration:00:39:46

PR Bants: Predictions for 2019

1/6/2019
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In this special edition of PR Bants, we make predictions about what is in store for the world of public relations, media, politics, and everything in-between, in 2019. Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants

Duration:00:34:46

PR Bants: A review of 2018 (part 2 of 2)

12/28/2018
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In the second part of this special edition of PR Bants, we review some of the news stories that have captured our attention in 2018: Facebook and the push for regulation of social networks Trump, scandals and more fake news Sainsbury's and the singing CEO Ex-Persimmon boss Jeff Fairburn walks away during an interview The KFC chicken crisis Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants

Duration:00:29:14

PR Bants: A review of 2018 (part 1 of 2)

12/28/2018
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In the first part of this special edition of PR Bants, we review some of the news stories that have captured our attention in 2018: Theresa May, Brexit woes and dancing The rise and fall of brand Corbyn How Starbucks dealt with racism Issues with Netflix The royal wedding (and Thomas Markle) An ongoing tale of woe: the demise of the high street Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants

Duration:00:35:25

PR Bants #30

11/19/2018
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Episode 27 of PR Bants covers these topics: Mixed messages: The Labour Party's position on Brexit The Vienna Tourist Board's 'Unhashtag Vienna' campaign Purple Tuesday and highlighting the needs of disabled shoppers Views on Iceland's banned TV advert Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants Music from Jukedeck - create your own at Jukedeck

Duration:00:29:24

PR Bants #26

10/26/2018
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Episode 26 of PR Bants covers these topics: Racial abuse on Ryanair flight How Theresa May is managing Brexit woes, and dancing! Nick Clegg's new job at Facebook Why Kleenex has taken the decision to bin 'Mansize' tissues UK PR agencies helping to boost Saudi Arabia's image Gourmet Burger Kitchen's 'curry war' campaign Permission CEO: why walking away from an interview is a #PRfail Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants Music from...

Duration:00:29:46

PR Bants #25

7/2/2018
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Episode 25 of PR Bants covers these topics: Thomas Markle is in the spotlight once again Theresa May's Brexit dividend doesn't add up Has Uber turned a corner as it seeks to win hearts and minds? The government rethinks its position on cannabis for medical use How Alan Sugar bowed to pressure after a twitter faux pas Netflix acts fast after its comms chief uses racist language Will the World Cup help to improve Russia's image? The decline of Britain's high streets Happy listening, and let...

Duration:00:54:45

PR Bants #24

5/24/2018
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Episode 24 of PR Bants, with special guest Dr Lee Edwards from the Department of Media at the London School of Economics, covers these topics: The Royal Wedding Sainsbury's CEO caught singing in PR blunder The impact of GDPR and how it is being communicated Coronation Street and the role soaps play in tackling real life issues The Royal National Lifeboat Institution defends its reputation Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants Music...

Duration:00:44:03

PR Bants #23

4/24/2018
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Episode 23 of PR Bants covers these topics: Windrush and the government's handling of a 'national disgrace' Starbucks' nationwide effort to educate its workforce about racial bias JD Wetherspoon go back to basics and shuts its social media accounts Maya Jama and why celebrities should care about their social media footprint Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants Music from Jukedeck - create your own at Jukedeck

Duration:00:43:33

PR Bants #22

4/4/2018
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Episode 22 of PR Bants covers these topics: The Cambridge Analytica scandal Reputation management for Ant and Dec Stormy Daniels versus Trump Poundland returns to shock tactics to grab headlines at Easter Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants Music from Jukedeck - create your own at Jukedeck

Duration:00:33:13

PR Bants #21

3/7/2018
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Episode 21 of PR Bants covers these topics: How KFC handled its chicken crisis The Oxfam scandal and its impact on the charity sector Corbyn alters Labour's stance on Brexit and claps back at the media Music and politics: Stormzy's performance at the BRIT Awards Snapchat and the Kylie Jenner effect Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants Music from Jukedeck - create your own at Jukedeck

Duration:00:41:42

PR Bants #20

2/5/2018
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Episode 20 of PR Bants covers these topics: How Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle turned into a #PRFail H&M's reputation comes under fire after "coolest monkey in the jungle" debacle Ikea gets personal with a pregnancy test The curious case of Virgin Trains and the Daily Mail Trump's vulgar remarks about Africa Madame Tussauds stunt sees wax figure of Trump move to the American embassy Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants Music from...

Duration:00:32:53

PR Bants: Predictions for 2018

1/31/2018
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In this special edition of PR Bants, we make predictions about what is in store for the communications industry in 2018. Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants

Duration:00:20:56