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Sanitising or reforming PR? Exploring 'trust' and the emergence of critical public relations
chapterposted on 2016-01-01, 00:00 authored by Kristin DemetriousKristin Demetrious
Old 'PR' has a mixed reputation. It has sometimes been regarded as heavy handed and unethical, especially in relation to activists. 'Critical public relations' (CPR) has emerged from academe in recent years as a reformist alternative. This chapter takes a socio-cultural lens to explore CPR and its potential for contribution or compromise within the field.