Publicists, Celebrity, Sport and Image-making

PR Books on celebrity


The power of the celebrity publicist

David Rowan, Evening Standard, November 2001


Celebrity PR: The Power of Celebrity

Julian Henry, PR Week April 30, 2004

Henry's House MD Julian Henry, who has clients including Victoria Beckham, reveals how PR campaigns can capitalise on celebrity.


The Guardian profile: Andy Coulson

The nanny's tales of life with the Beckhams, sex scandals at the FA - all grist to the News of the World editor's scoop mill. But behind the chequebook is a straight-talking man steeped in popular culture, his team argues




Media relations and football transfers Peter Gill, Football 365, Sept 1, 2006

...the willingness of Fleet Street's heavyweights to propagate transfer tittle-tattle as readily as their 'down-market' rivals. The news agendas for the frontpages may be polar opposites, but the difference between the backpages of the Guardian, Times and Independent and those of The Sun and Daily Mirror is increasingly one of style rather than substance.


The Football Industry and PR, by Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes in Public Relations: Critical Debates and Contemporary Practice, ed L'Etang and Pieczka (Erlbaum, 2006)