PR Bants: Dominic Cummings’ press conference

In this special episode of PR Bants, we discuss whether Dominic Cummings’ defence for his alleged breach of lockdown measures carries any weight and what it means for Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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PR Bants #45

We are joined by special guest Simon Feldman, who is a senior public relations professional.

Episode 45 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • A look at Project Restart and whether football matches should resume
  • Who’s winning the argument? Keir Starmer versus Boris Johnson
  • Challenges around communicating the Coronavirus infection ‘R’ rate
  • Teachers, unions and the call for some children to return to school
  • TV soaps signal a return to filming

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PR Bants #44

Episode 44 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address to the nation and the ‘stay alert’ message
  • Coronavirus and its impact on people from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds
  • Will the UK government’s Covid tracking app be a success?
  • Trust in government

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PR Bants #43

We are joined by special guest Ronke Lawal, PR consultant and founder of Ariatu PR.

Episode 43 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • The leaked Labour Party report
  • How world leaders are responding to the coronavirus pandemic
  • Why Downing Street should open up press briefings to diverse media
  • How can we tackle 5G conspiracy theories?
  • Zoom’s security issues and the impact it’s having on the platform’s reputation

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PR Bants #42

Episode 42 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • Mixed messages around testing for Covid-19 in the UK
  • Why the Queen’s message struck the right note
  • The death of print and the rise of broadcast media
  • Keir Starmer and what a new era means for the Labour Party

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PR Bants #41

Episode 41 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • Who are the corporate ‘heroes’ and ‘villains’ in the coronavirus crisis?
  • When is it the right time to talk about politics and COVID-19?
  • President Trump, coronavirus and his presidency

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PR Bants #40

Episode 40 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • Coronavirus: Is the government communicating effectively?
  • The importance of partnership in a time of crisis
  • Which brands are building their reputation during the COVID-19 crisis?

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PR Bants #39

Episode 39 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • Coronavirus, misinformation and why we need experts
  • The handling of bullying allegations against Priti Patel
  • Banning lobby journalists and what this means for our democracy
  • Why Boris Johnson’s absence during the floods matters
  • Boris Johnson’s baby
  • Can Amazon’s warehouse tours help to change perceptions of the company’s working conditions?

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PR Bants: In conversation with Steve Reed MP

In this specical edition of PR Bants, we are joined by the Labour and Co-operative Member of Parliament for Croydon North, Steve Reed. Our discussion covers the following:

  • Why Labour suffered such a massive election defeat
  • How to rebuild the Labour party
  • The Labour leadership race
  • The role of media in political discourse
  • Brexit
  • How politicians can rebuild trust in the era of fake news

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PR Bants #38

Episode 38 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • Harry and Meghan
  • Lawrence Fox and gaslighting individuals who share their lived experience of racism
  • Dominic Cummings’ unconventional job advert
  • Moving the House of Lords outside London: PR fluff or a symbol of real change?
  • Is the proposed moratorium on the use of facial recognition technology too little, too late?

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