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Thu., Jun. 26, 2014
Blog: Schultz of Starbucks, End PRSA's Press Boycott
By Jack ODwyer
 

howard schultzHoward Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, named one of "Most Ethical Retailers" by Ethisphere Institute, has the power to end the PRSA press boycott. His VP of corporate communications is co-chair of the Society's conference in D.C. Oct. 11-14.

Category: PRSA
Wed., Jun. 25, 2014
CPA Says PRSA Financial Reports 'Not Real'
By Jack ODwyer
 
prsaA CPA who examined the 2013 audit of PR Society of America, focusing on the $304,305 in "deferred dues" when dues income is $5,180,386, says dues should not be booked until earned.
Category: PRSA
Tue., Jun. 24, 2014
McClennan Faces Lewis for PRSA Chair-Elect
By Greg Hazley
 
lewis, mcclennanMSLGroup senior VP Mark McClennan will square off against Dallas PR counselor Blake Lewis to be chair-elect of PRSA.
Category: PRSA
Fri., Jun. 13, 2014
FH, AT&T Anti-Texting Push Tops Silver Anvils
By Greg Hazley
 
it can waitAT&T and FleishmanHillard won top honors at PRSA's 2014 Silver Anvil Awards on June 12 for a well-received campaign against texting built on its four-year-old "It Can Wait" effort.
Category: PRSA
Mon., May 26, 2014
Memorial Day--Remember What Soldiers Died For
By Jack ODwyer
 

memorial dayHundreds of thousands of Americans died so that not only their fellow Americans but citizens in numerous other nations would have rights such as due process before being denied anything and the right to face accusers.

Category: PRSA
Mon., May 19, 2014
Story No One Wants: PRSA's Feeble Finances, CEO Out
By Jack ODwyer
 

bill murrayPR Society of America's 2013 income was less than it was in 2006; member total is where it was in 2000; only $1,057 was spent on "ethics in 2013," and $423K CEO Bill Murray suddenly quit. But no one's interested in this story (except us).

 
Category: PRSA
Wed., May 14, 2014
Publicis, Take Treasurer McClennan out of PRSA
By Jack ODwyer
 
levyPublicis CEO Maurice Levy, fresh from a humiliating tangle with Omnicom, should tell employee Mark McClennan to quit as treasurer of PRSA, a further blot on the Publicis escutcheon.
Category: PRSA
Fri., May 2, 2014
Korn Ferry Searches for New CEO of PRSA
By Jack ODwyer
 
korn/ferryKorn/Ferry International has been retained to look for a new CEO of PRSA to replace Bill Murray who resigned March 7, effective June 1.
Category: PRSA
Wed., Apr. 23, 2014
Denver Law Dean Nixes PRSA Mediator Role
By Jack ODwyer
 

agUniversity of Denver Law Dean Martin Katz has rejected a request by this website that the law school perform a mediating role in the battle between PR Society of America and writers and reporters.

Category: PRSA
Mon., Apr. 21, 2014
Law Dean Asked to Review PRSA vs. O'Dwyer Actions
By Jack ODwyer
 

Martin KatzDean Martin Katz of the University of Denver Law School, of which PRSA VP-PR Stephanie Cegielski is a 2006 grad, has been asked to study the legal moves of the Society vs. the O’Dwyer Co.

Category: PRSA
Tue., Apr. 15, 2014
O'Dwyer Rebuts 35-Count PRSA Indictment
By Jack ODwyer
 

Stephanie Cegielski, VP-PR of PRSA, has cited, as a reason for denying us membership in the Society, the 35 charges that were in a 23-page document dated Sept. 1, 2011. It “clearly lays out why you are unfit to be a member of our organization,” she said in an e-mail April 11.

Category: PRSA
Mon., Apr. 14, 2014
Editorial - But Not PR Contacts - Are Readily Available
By Jack ODwyer
 

servicesIt’s “open season” for PR people on editors via services like Vocus, Cision, PR Newswire and BusinessWire. But memberships of PR groups are a closely guarded secret.

Category: PRSA
Wed., Apr. 9, 2014
Groups Can Bar People Legally But Not Ethically
By Jack ODwyer
 

augustaPRSA, in barring reporters as members, opens itself to legal action as well as trial in the Court of Public Opinion. It allows employees of BusinessWire as members, so why not reporters?

Category: PRSA
Tue., Apr. 8, 2014
PRSA Rejects O'Dwyer Membership, Battle Starts
By Jack ODwyer
 

master'sPR Society of America, after welcoming Jack O'Dwyer as a new member April 3, accepting a $440 credit card payment via its website, then cancelled the membership.

Category: PRSA
Fri., Mar. 28, 2014
PRSA Treasurers Fumble Job by Withholding Data
By Jack ODwyer
 

mark mcclennanPRSA treasurers, including 2014’s Mark McClennan of Schwartz MSL, cave to information-stingy staff. The title is fake just like the castrated secret Assembly, the bogus APR process, and the Ethics Code of the Society which champions the “free flow of information.”

Category: PRSA
Thu., Mar. 20, 2014
PRSA Exec Search Is Chance for Chapter-Led Reforms
By Jack ODwyer
 

Revolutionary WarThe 110 chapters of PR Society of America can take the bull by the horns by running the search for a new staff executive. The search committee should be ten chapter presidents.

Category: PRSA
Mon., Mar. 17, 2014
Editorial: PRSA Must Not Repeat the Mistake of Murray
By Jack ODwyer
 
Bill MurrayBill Murray, the resigned CEO of PRSA, was the worst Society staff head we have experienced since 1968--temperamentally and physically unsuited for the job. This mistake must not be repeated.

Category: PRSA
Wed., Mar. 12, 2014
Murray Joining Much Smaller Organization
By Jack ODwyer
 
ncaEditorial: Bill Murray, who has resigned as CEO of PR Society of America with nine months to go on his contract, is joining a much smaller organization.
Category: PRSA
Tue., Mar. 11, 2014
PRSA CEO to Helm National Coffee Association
By Greg Hazley
 

NCABill Murray, who is stepping down as CEO of PR Society of America, will helm the New York-based National Coffee Association starting June 1.

Category: PRSA
Mon., Mar. 10, 2014
Murray Forced out of PR Society of America
By Jack ODwyer
 
bill murrayBill Murray, whose seven years at PRSA were marred by anti-press, anti-communications, anti-New York and anti-democratic policies and practices, has resigned, a move we believe was forced on him.
Category: PRSA
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