I’ve been meaning to write a post about some new PR blogs that I’ve spotted or been tipped off about for a while – but just haven’t got around to it.
Anyway, Evi Katopodi(?) is a MA student studying PR at Stirling University in Scotland. You can read her "thoughts and speculations about the miraculous world of Public Relations and Technology" at A PRomising Blog.
Evi’s blogroll also has a list of ‘classmate blogs’ – so it looks like Stirling has popped PR and social media onto its syllabus. Classmate blogs include:
Another site that looks and sounds like a really good idea is the PR and Comms Network blog.
According to the email from I received from Alex Pearmain. the blog is:
"an extension of the successful Facebook group we began at the end of last year, which now has over 400 young PR professionals or aspirants from the UK. We’ve had a couple of fun drinks events, with another planned for 17th May … The aim of the group was to give young professionals in the Uk a chance to get together on an informal basis, and we hope the blog will help extend some of those conversations. We plan on having guest posters, as well as profiles of ordinary young PR professionals, to help people get together."
Definately one worth checking out, especially as it combines both off and online networking to get maximum benefit.
I probably won’t be there for 17 May drinks but will do my best to turn-up and see what all the fuss is about at some point
Facebook users can also have a snoop around the other members of the PR and Comms Network group.
*UPDATED* Just had an email from Leeds Met MA student Rajiv Harjai reminding me that he’s another new UK PR blogger. Rajiv blogs over at Indian PR. The only reason I can think for overlooking him is that given his recent dressing down over at …TWL… he is already part of the establishment!
Oh yes… and tomorrow I’m popping over to a Leeds Met student networking event with my boss that Rajiv is organising. Apparently there’s going to be beer.