Moloney, K., 2006. Politics and public relations - should they hang together? In: Government Communication Workshop, 10 Mar 2006, London. (Unpublished)
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I argue that it is hard to distinguish between public relations and much of modern politics in the UK and that an important part of this conflation is a thoroughly bad thing. The working styles and job contents of spin doctor, lobbyist, event manager, corporate re-brander, special adviser and politician are merging, and making the distinctions of former, less presentationally conscious times harder to grasp. The merging has been given the mightiest of shoves by the behaviour of New Labour and has been much encouraged by the Mountfield Report (1998) on government communications.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Public Relations|
|Subjects:||Social Sciences > Communication, Cultural and Media Studies|
|Group:||Media School > Institute for Media and Communication Research|
|Deposited By:||INVALID USER|
|Deposited On:||02 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2013 14:33|
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