Tuesday July 12th, 2011 15:56

News-Bite: PR survey says COI axing good

Central Office Of Information

The boss of the PR Consultants Association, Francis Ingham, was pretty clear on his opinion regarding the government’s recent decision to axe the Central Office Of Information, and push comms back into individual government departments. He told reporters: “The government is absolutely Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday June 30th, 2011 17:30

News-Bite: PRCA welcomes demise of COI

COI

The PR industry was split on the news last week that the government’s Central Office Of Information was for the chop, even though the cutback wasn’t a surprise, it having being suggested in a review by Matt Tee earlier in the year. That said, the government has ignored Tee’s Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday May 25th, 2011 15:15

News-Bite: Government did want BBC airtime

Houses Of Parliament

The government proposed dedicating BBC airtime to short films containing ‘government messaging’ and produced by the Central Office Of Information several times last year, a parliamentary report has confirmed, but the proposals were knocked back by both BBC management and the Corporation’s regulator, the BBC Trust. Read the rest of this entry »

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