PR Bants: A review of 2016 and predictions for 2017

In this special edition of PR Bants, we review some of the news stories that have captured our attention in 2016:

  • Southern Rail’s failure to ‘get back on track’
  • Angela Eagle’s Labour leadership bid
  • The Boaty McBoatface campaign

We also make predictions about what is in store for the communications industry in 2017 against the backdrop of the following:

  • A rise in populism
  • The post-truth era
  • Growing mistrust in big business and globalisation
  • The ongoing threat of cyber attacks

Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting @PRbants using the hashtag #PRbants

The first edition of PR Bants

Welcome to the first edition of PR Bants, where you can hear our thoughts on the following:

  • Angela Eagle’s event to launch her leadership bid
  • Southern Rail and whether they can get their reputation back on track
  • The PR industry’s long-term problem with ethnic diversity
  • Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston: is it all about coverage?

Happy listening, and let us know what you think by tweeting using the hashtag #PRbants.