Mediations: Philip Young

  • Mediations comments on public relations theory and practice, with an emphasis on social media and communication ethics. Philip Young is project leader for NEMO: New Media, Modern Democracy at Campus Helsingborg, Lund University, Sweden. All views expressed here are personal and should not be seen as representing Lund University or any other organisation.

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    West Midlands police faced the same problem. Their head of PR tells how he had to get the policy changed before he could start fixing the communications problem:

    Point out that perhaps knowing about the comments being made about them isn't a bad thing in itself, knowing what has been said means they can act upon the comments either if it’s a legitimate issue they can take steps to correct it or if its libellous then the colleges can try and set the record straight and/or take legal action.

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