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Fri., Apr. 24, 2015
AbMac Aids Silicon Valley Gender Bias Plaintiff Ellen Pao
By Greg Hazley
 
ellen paoEllen Pao, the former venture capital partner who made waves in Silicon Valley with a $16M gender discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is relying on Abernathy MacGregor Group for PR support.
Category: Public Relations
Mon., Apr. 13, 2015
Battle for Store Shelf & Media Space Fought with $$
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

supermarketGrocery story shelf space and media space are being sold to the highest bidders. It's a shocking statement but there's a lot of truth to it. PR people must be aware of such market forces in order to cope with the PR fallout.

Category: Public Relations
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015
Can Trust Be Regained?
By Ronn Torossian
 
torossianTrust is an imprecise science with very real consequences. Gaining it can be difficult. Regaining it can be nigh impossible.
Category: Public Relations
Tue., Dec. 9, 2014
It's a Two-Way Street: What Every Client Should Know
By Sandi Goldfarb
 
sandi goldfarbFor any business embarking on a relationship with a PR firm, "What can I do to be a good client?" is a conversation worth having.
Category: Public Relations
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014
Toni Muzi, PR Counselor & Prof, Tells All in Biased Memoirs
By Jack O'Dwyer
 
glow wormsToni Muzi Falcone, founder of Methodos, a major Italian PR firm he sold in 1990 to Weber Shandwick, has described 50 years in international PR in Glow Worms: Biased Memoirs of a Public Relator.
Category: Public Relations
Fri., Nov. 14, 2014
Kotcher Sees Disruption as Opportunity for PR
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

IPRPR has the opportunity to provide value in a “marketplace turned on its head by channel disruption,” Ray Kotcher, senior partner and chairman of Ketchum, told 300 last night at the Institute for PR dinner at the Yale Club, New York.

Category: Public Relations
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014
Graves: PR's Core Remains Earned Influence
By Christopher Graves
 
christopher gravesWhile aspects of public relations are morphing, adapting, and evolving with new technologies and new modes of communication, the core competence of PR remains strong and unwavering.
Category: Public Relations
Wed., Nov. 12, 2014
Would PR by Any Other Name Smell Sweeter?
By Lucy Siegel
 
lucy siegelThe majority of top agencies don't call themselves "PR agencies" any more, not due to the negative perception of PR as spin, but because many potential clients don't know that PR firms provide services that weren't previously defined as PR.
Category: Public Relations
Wed., Oct. 22, 2014
Younger People See End of Incivility
By Kevin McCauley
 
weber shandwickThere's a generational divide on reasons for the national state of incivility; younger people finger the Internet and social media while older ones fault politicians for the state of affairs, according to Weber Shandwick/Powell Tate's annual "Civility in America" survey.
Category: Public Relations
Mon., Oct. 6, 2014
Variety's Peter Bart Raps PR; Industry Has Image Problems
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

peter bartVariety's editor Peter Bart has landed another haymaker on PR. It's one of several negative media items confronting the industry as PRSA gears up for its annual conference Oct 11-14 in D.C.

Category: Public Relations
Thu., Sep. 11, 2014
Clueless PR Quote of the Day
By Greg Hazley
 
biscottiBaltimore Ravens owner Steve Biscotti on why he didn't face the press Monday amid the Ray Rice firestorm...
Category: Public Relations
Tue., Sep. 9, 2014
PR's Reputation Shredded at PRSA/NY Mock Trial
By Kevin McCauley
 
ethicsA prosecution team shredded the reputation of PR last night at a mock trial sponsored by PRSA's New York chapter. PR rapped for 'destruction of journalism.'
Category: Public Relations
Thu., Sep. 4, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 9-04-2014
By Greg Hazley
 
Careers Battling burnout in agency life (J. Stamp) 
Media Sex+Tech=Boffo News (P. Himler) 
Healthcare 3 PR/marketing budget imperatives for healthcare (L. Kersey) 
Careers Should you get an MBA? (HBR) 
Social Companies still embracing a command-and-control model for social media (L. Hoffman) 
Research A tipping point for PR research and CCOs (M. Fernandez) 
PA MWW says fed audit clears firm in 'Sandy' ad storm (Star-Ledger) 
Media The problem with 'takes' is the biz model of mass media(J. Jarvis) 
Mentors The mentors who move us (CPRF)
Category: Public Relations
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014
Torossian: End-of-Summer Epiphanies
By Ronn Torossian
 
NYPDOn NYPD nay-sayers, Derek Jeter's farewell tour and Lindsay's Lohan's 'Grand Theft' Auto suit...
Category: Public Relations
Wed., Jul. 30, 2014
Retailer That 'Sues Soldiers' Over Debts Hits ProPublica Piece
By Greg Hazley
 
usa discountersUSA Discounters, the Virginia-based retailer that ProPublica reported offers "easy" credit to military members but files thousands of suits when its loans aren't repaid, is criticizing the non-profit news organization's portrayal.
Category: Public Relations
Fri., Jul. 18, 2014
WWI Home Front Exhibit to Explore Roots of PR
By Kevin McCauley
 
enlistPR people and students of the craft should flock (no, make it run) to the New York Public Library's "Over Here: WWI and the Fight for the American Mind" exhibit which opens July 28.
Category: Public Relations
Wed., Jul. 16, 2014
Effective Leadership and Communication Require Consistency
By Paul Oestreicher
 
paul oestreicherPredictable does not mean plodding or unimaginative. Google is proof that serious purpose and process can go hand-in-hand with creativity and excitement.
Category: Public Relations
Fri., Jul. 11, 2014
PR World Awaits Vatican Communications Revamp
By Toni Muzi Falconi and Giovanni Eugenio Tomassetti
 

popeAs Pope Francis revamps the Vatican's PR strategy, PR pro Toni Muzi Falconi outlined the communications strategies of the pope and his two predecessors at a UK university this month. Here is an excerpt.

Category: Public Relations
Mon., Jun. 30, 2014
2014 O'Dwyer's Directory of PR Firms Published
By O'Dwyer's Staff
 
prdThe 2014 O'Dwyer's Directory of PR Firms, PR's No. 1 source of information for clients looking for PR counsel and PR pros shopping for jobs, has been published.
Category: Public Relations
Fri., Jun. 20, 2014
Lincoln Center's Warped Values
By Ronn Torossian
 
metAs it prepares to stage the controversial opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," perhaps the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center should spend a little more time and effort policing the inside of Lincoln Center.
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