articles about public relations

23/01/2017 Bella Caledonia

The new British Army advert is astonishing. Organised violence as antidote to anomie.

The report is published in conjunction with the video The British Armed Forces: Propaganda in the classroom? produced by Quaker Peace & Social Witness

 

This report explains why the British Armed Forces Learning Resource (published in September 2014 by the Prime Minister's Office) is a poor quality educational resource, and exposes the resource as a politically-driven attempt to promote recruitment into the armed forces and “military values” in schools.

03/03/2015 ForcesWatch / Quakers in Britain press release

The Government's material for schools about the armed forces has been criticised today by the human rights group ForcesWatch and Quakers in Britain.

16/01/2015 BBC

The Army is launching a publicity campaign to keep its work in the public eye, following the end of combat operations in Afghanistan.

13/11/2013 RUSI

A recent course organised for influencers was designed to convey the British Army’s response to a changing strategic landscape. Despite redeployment from  Afghanistan and Reserve reorganisation, this exercise emphasised that the British Army is still very much in the war-fighting business.

26/09/2013 Guardian

Families angry at proposal to lower profile of repatriation ceremonies

21/09/2013 The Voice

...would black Britons be willing to put their life on the line for this country?

According to a poll of Voice readers conducted over the past week, only 15 per cent of people stated that they would definitely defend the Crown, citing a sense of loyalty to Her Majesty the Queen or to repay Britain for its support of the black community.

A further 28 per cent of respondents said they would rather be sent to prison than willingly join the armed forces.

14/09/2013 YouGov

As the British Army struggles to recruit new soldiers, YouGov polling finds that Britons tend to think less of the army's importance the younger they are

The report is published in conjunction with the video The British Armed Forces: Propaganda in the classroom? produced by Quaker Peace & Social Witness

 

This report explains why the British Armed Forces Learning Resource (published in September 2014 by the Prime Minister's Office) is a poor quality educational resource, and exposes the resource as a politically-driven attempt to promote recruitment into the armed forces and “military values” in schools.