Whats Wrong With the Public Relations Industry


What's Wrong With the Public Relations Industry, wittily uses the metaphor of cosmetic surgery to describe the role of PR in providing a desirable, acceptable exterior to damaging corporate projects. It shows how the PR veneer simultaneously facilitates and obscures the potent relationships between the corporate sector and government, undermines protest and resistance to corporate developments and enables the dissemination of false or confusing stories through the media that detract from the true cost of socially and ecologically damaging corporate projects

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'All the Rest is Advertising': The Public Relations Industry and the Decline of Trust


'All the Rest is Advertising': The Public Relations Industry and the Decline of Trust, provides a detailed account of the emergence of the British PR industry following its early development in the United States. Chronicling the creation of PR firms by former politicians, the report reveals how PR has turned parliamentary democracy into a branch of business relations. It portrays the revolving door between the political and the corporate, and the deep inroads that business and its agenda of corporate growth have made into politics.

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Immigration prisons: Brutal, unlawful & profitable - Yarl's Wood: A case study - OUT OF PRINT


The end of of child detention has served to somehow legitimise the detention of adults. Fewer people now appear to have the political will to argue that immigration detention should be stopped altogether. Using Yarl’s Wood, where most of those children and their families were incarcerated, as a case study, this briefing is intended to demonstrate that the impact of immigration prisons on adult refugees and migrants is no less cruel, inhumane and, in many cases, unlawful.

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