I am at a point in my studies where I have to consider what my final dissertation should be about. When I did my undergrads it was fairly simple. I had the motivation of wanting to see if all the voices around me were right. Are PR practitioners unethical? What kind of ethical framework do … Continue reading Dissertation distress
Studying PR abroad
The reason I am doing my masters in the UK is that there is a total lack of masters studies in Iceland when it comes to Public Relations. As a matter of fact, I was in the first group that graduated in the field at a bachelor level. When looking into people working in communications … Continue reading Studying PR abroad
Communication is always important and has a big impact on how we view a company, whether it is through their promotion or direct communication with someone from the company/organisation. Unfortunately, sometimes it seems like training in communications seems to be lacking. Companies sometimes seem to forget that people on the phone or at a desk … Continue reading Desk doctors
Iceland what is going on? Is it time for another demonstration?
Since I have started my studies in the UK I have been meaning to follow English media. I am what one might call a media junky. However, the main media I follow is Icelandic media and throughout the day. I read through the main media sites and then open other sites if they appear on … Continue reading Iceland what is going on? Is it time for another demonstration?
Governed by fear or humour?
What happens when the general public gets fed up and thinks enough is enough? A lot of people never thought Trump would be elected and many people also thought Brexit would never go through. But it shows you should never say never. People were fed up with the situation and wanted a change. That’s what … Continue reading Governed by fear or humour?
Blogging: Investment? Diversion? Maybe both?
Why am I blogging? Why do I take the time and sit down each week and share the things I write on this platform? Well, I am studying Corporate Communications, Marketing and Public Relations and one of my teachers posted a thing on Facebook about a blog competition for PR students in the UK. I … Continue reading Blogging: Investment? Diversion? Maybe both?
“You are a storyteller!” These words came from someone I believe knows what they are talking about, just the other day. I had never looked at myself in that way. I have always loved words and to play with them. If they are nicely and cleverly put together they can entertain, they can bite and … Continue reading The Storyteller
What is the worth of a good reputation?
“If I was a CEO I would never pay my PR practitioner less than my lawyer, I would pay him even more!” These words came from a friend of mine back in Iceland. She’s a law student, a mother and works as a team leader in a big production plant in Iceland. As many people … Continue reading What is the worth of a good reputation?
Being a PR student in the shadow of the professions questionable reputation
Oh, the controversy of Public Relations! I have 10 siblings, in that group I have two siblings with a university degree. I come from a line of hardworking working-class people. From generation to generation I believe the elderly always hoped the younger ones would be able to make a better life for themselves. Not merely … Continue reading Being a PR student in the shadow of the professions questionable reputation