There's a major conference on communications in local government this week at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Part of it will see a debate on whether or not traditional comms is dead. Here is some background reading.
by Dan Slee
It's the LGComms Academy in Cardiff this week. A three day event looking at where we are, why we are and where we'll be going in communications in local government.
There will be some excellent speakers and there will I'm sure be much to learn. You can take a look at the line up from May 21 to 23 via a pdf here. The line-up is not available in a more a ccessible format, I'm afraid.
Last year, there was the profoundly depressing experience of a panel on social media being glibly introduced with the words: "There's only two things wrong with social media. It's not social and it's not media."