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WonkComms Breakfast Club: Tackling a taboo

Fri 8 June 2018, 08:30 – 10:30 Soapbox Communications, 126 Back Church Lane, London, E1 1FH BOOK NOW Comms can be a tricky discipline at the best of times. But what if the policy area you cover is one that the media considers left-field?

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Five things we’ve learned about blogging

The blog has become a vital – and ubiquitous – part of the think tank’s publishing platform. Offering experts and researchers the chance to convey their insights in a digestible and (hopefully) accessible way, a blog post can be an

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Five Things We Learned about Crisis Communications

Crisis Communications is a lot like fire alarms and seatbelts: you hope you’ll never need any of them, but it would be foolhardy to go without. Responding to a crisis in a timely and honest way could actually raise your

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WonkComms Breakfast Club: responding a comms crisis

Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer the UK WonkComms community a regular opportunity to get together and discuss some of the big

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The digital think tank in a ‘post-truth’ age: WonkComms In Conversation with David Nassar

18.30 (registration from 18.15), Wednesday 11 October 2017 Chatham House, 10 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LE We are delighted to welcome David Nassar, Vice President for Communications at the Brookings Institution, to discuss digital publishing, the future of online

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Breakfast club: Animations with impact

Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer the UK WonkComms community an regular opportunity to get together and discuss some of the big

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Five ways to get your story on TV or radio

Getting your story onto TV and radio is a notoriously tough part of any communications manager’s job. Sometimes it can seem almost impossible, especially for smaller think tanks and policy organisations, to catch the attention of broadcasters. So how can

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WonkComms Breakfast Club: Getting your story on TV or Radio

Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer the UK WonkComms community an regular opportunity to get together and discuss some of the big challenges of

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Planning for impact: five things we learned

Another month, another WonkComms Breakfast Club. The topic this time? That most intractable of WonkComms challenges: planning. As always, there was more discussion than can be summed up in one blog. But we can sum up the key take-aways from the discussion.

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Breakfast Club: Marketing emails

Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer the UK WonkComms community an regular opportunity to get together and discuss some of the big

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