Throughout the term, Polis hosted a brilliant range of media practitioners on Wednesday lunchtimes to discuss their roles and experiences of the sector. Catch up with the podcasts below.


Eve Poole, 28 January

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Capitalisn’t:  How Capitalism’s toxic assumptions are poisoning the system, and what we can do about it

Eve Poole’s discusses her book which is a sophisticated bluffer’s guide on that most intractable of the subjects you’re supposed to know about: Capitalism.


Josephine Perry, 4 February

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From Spin Doctors to Sporting Heroes: Promoting Olympic and Paralympic Sports

Join Josephine Perry as she shares her insights on the challenges facing PR in sport and future directions of travel for the sector.


James Wallman, 11 February

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Based on the acclaimed book Stuffocation trend forecaster James Wallman will explain why we’ve had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever.


Melissa Hopkins, 18 February

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The Customer Journey: how people experience brands

Hear Melissa’s insights drawing on her extensive global experience balancing an understanding of customer needs and goals with business objectives and commercial ‘Return on Investment’, a running theme of her career.


Robert Phillips, 25 February

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Trust Me PR is Dead

In his book Trust Me PR is Dead Robert Phillips- the former EMEA CEO of Edelman the world’s largest PR firm- calls for the end of the PR industry and advocates new models of Public Leadership and Public Value.