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Wed., Jul. 29, 2015
PR Links: Tom Brady & Deflategate, Lion Killer Walter Palmer, Cuban on Trump...
By John ODwyer
Deflategate Patriots, Robert Kraft go to familiar public relations playbook to defend Tom Brady (USA Today)
Lion Killer Dentist Walter Palmer Hires PR Firm After Public Outrage Over Slaying Of Beloved Lion (Radar online)
Lion Killer Jimmy Kimmel's take on Walter Palmer (Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Media What does the Financial Times sale mean for News Corp? (Intelligent Investor)
Trump Mark Cuban says Donald Trump 'best thing to happen to politics' (CNN)
N-Word Hulk Hogan Blames Gawker for N-Word Leak, Calls for Investigation (Hollywood Reporter)
Journalism Violence and censorship are weakening Latin America democracies (CPJ)
Category: PR Links
Mon., Jul. 27, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-27-2015
By John ODwyer
Trump Hope Hicks flies quietly in the eye of the Trump storm (Wash. Post)
Cosby Bill Cosby team's PR move may be too late in court of public opinion (LA Times)
Uber Uber Won the War and Medallion Owners Have Themselves to Blame (NY Observer)
Category: PR Links
Thu., Jul. 23, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-23-2015
By Greg Hazley

Healthcare How pharma can offer more than pills (S. Jain) 
Crisis Is your data cheating on hyou? 5 life lessons from the Ashley Madison hack (S. Etlinger) 
Social NASA's social media strategy is genius - and kinda maddening (N. Stockton) 
Lessons What entrepreneurs can learn about PR from Donald Trump's presidential campaign (R. Lorenzen) 
Tools Paid content and SEO - Now you see it, now you don't (L. Cording) 
Narrative Common ground between storytelling and leaders who inspire (R. Stevens)
Personal Brands Will heads turn toward you for the wrong reason? (J. Newman
Media MSNBC pivots. But toward what? (E. Wemple) 
PR Pro Q&A Mfa Ltd SVP Caroline Andrew (PR Couture)

Category: PR Links
Wed., Jul. 22, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-22-2015
By Greg Hazley

Online Wikipedia founder's message to PR firms who edit entries (HuffPost) 

Data The metrics execs want to see (T. Sabourin) 

Retail 'Trophy' t-shirt roils Target consumers (CBS News) 

Tech Mobile technology is changing the '16 election (J. Holmes) 

PR 101 Taking your study from good to great: IDing a news hook (T. Balkin) 

Explainer The fundamentals of brand journalism (U. Lang) 

Int'l 4 strategies for reaching the Chinese consumer (L. Keely) 

FoodBev Breathe responsibly: The future of booze (T. Davis) 

Tools 9 inexpensive or free PR resources for small biz (E. Alonzo)

Category: PR Links
Tue., Jul. 21, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-21-2015
By Greg Hazley

Crisis Another shoe drops for Planned Parenthood (Time) 

PR 3 things I wish journalists knew about me (C. Jones) 

Media Gawker removal story isn't about church and state (G. Dietrich) 

Corporate Accounting scandal upends Toashiba's lauded reputation (NY Times) 

Tech Tech Disruption: An urgent necessity for clients (P. Beucler) 

Digital The inbound marketing economy (K. Libert) 

Crisis Lifelock crashes after FTC violations (A. Oyedele) 

Video The why of video shares (A. Anderson) 

Crisis Trump's Waterloo? Don't count on it (Politico) 

Demographics Millennials unplugged: Entertainment habits (B. Pearson) 

Entertainment Nuns vs Katy Perry in unseemly battle (J. Horton)

Category: PR Links
Mon., Jul. 20, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-20-2015
By Greg Hazley
Strategy Great organizations get great ideas from anywhere (P. Wentz) 
Content The one thing every blog post needs to have (M. Mathieu) 
Content How to interview a dead person (and the potential PR implications) (L. Hoffman) 
Travel Airbnb ramps up pitch to business travelers (Bloomberg) 
Careers Using social media without jeopardizing your career (A. Samuel)
Infographic Secret features on social media (R. McPherson) 
Legacy Important PR lessons we can learn from Steve Jobs (R. Lorenzen) 
Measurement Brand vs non-brand: Measurement is key (J. Johnstone)
Newbiz False expectations (S. Cody) 
Careers How to land a PR internship (A. Schroeder)
Category: PR Links
Fri., Jul. 17, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-17-2015
By Greg Hazley
Content What is the optimal length for video content? (Ad Age) 
Lessons Top 3 things communicators can learn from Reddit's debacle, pre Reddit (B. Birdwell) 
Food Moving the black hat: A lesson from the GMO debate (G. Baron)
Media Gawker does the right thing: Erases piece on Conde Nast(Wash Post) 
Consumers Famous people pressuring Costco to stop selling eggs from caged hens (M. B. Quirk) 
EconDev 10 economic facts about Cuba (F. Dews) 
Corporate Know when to kill your brand (HBR) 
PR Pop quiz: What is PR? (N. Halliwell) 
Image USA's reputation isn't that great. Blame Canada (MPR) 
Crisis CVS photo site taken offline due to possible hack (USAT)
Category: PR Links
Wed., Jul. 15, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-15-2015
By Greg Hazley
Entertainment 'Minions' $593M publicity spree points to film profit (Bloomberg) 
Brands The biggest lie the marketing industry has ever told (A. Hanson)
Content The New PR: How content supercharges press (Forbes)
Stagecraft Walker using Harley-Davidson to burnish 'fighter' image (NY Times)
Politics Obama PR blitz aims to unite Dems (The Hill) 
Media Caitlyn Jenner's camp pitched PR plus for ESPN Award (Radar)
Infographic How men dominate the US media landscape (Forbes)
Higher Ed Univ. of Iowa to spend $20K/month for comms (Press-Citizen)
Gaffe Trump campaign tweets image featuring Nazi uniforms(NBC)
Category: PR Links
Tue., Jul. 14, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-14-2015
By Greg Hazley
Content Big Brands: Content marketing isn't a campaign, it's a culture (F. Strong) 
Crisis Inside a PR disaster (Fast Company) 
Social People disgusted by CrossFit's 'Open Diabetes' Coke tweet(HuffPost) 
Crisis Texas billionaire bails out Blue Bell Ice Cream(Consumerist) 
PR 101 5 PR strategies that can help every startup (T. Perry) 
Healthcare Early push to require the HPV vaccine may have backfired (NPR) 
Content Hope is not a content marketing strategy (J. Monson)
How Reddit the business lost touch with Reddit the culture(HBR) 
Factoid Boston's last pile of snow melted today (Globe)
Category: PR Links
Mon., Jul. 13, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-13-2015
By Greg Hazley
Propaganda The questionable international PR team countering ISIS (Daily Caller)
Crisis Up in smoke: US Chamber of Commerce PR disaster (P. Gillott) 
Luxe More PA than PR: Welcome to luxury PR (Guardian) 
Media How (not) to interview a tech exec (J. Jarvis) 
Careers My first year in PR (E. Bloom) 
Social Will you be who to see first on Facebook? (C. Penn) 
Influence The 3 R's of identifying influencers (MW) 
PR 101 Are sound bites good PR? (G. Mayers) 
Public Diplomacy Hearts and Minds: Ten questions for the president (D. Bishop) 
Tech Former Redditt CEO says Ellen Pao was framed (SAI) 
Careers Q&A with Slack co-founder: Is empathy on your resume? (NY Times)
Category: PR Links
Thu., Jul. 9, 2015
PR Links of the Day
By Greg Hazley
Strategy The big idea theory (J. Hausrath) 
Strategery Uber's Istanbul PR stunt turns into permanent service(Wash Post) 
Showbiz Michael Jackson estate still lucrative for PR firm, lawyers (Showbiz411)
Military Big Pentagon exercise in southwest nixes media access(Wash Post)
Crisis Cosby dropped by Creative Artists Agency (Deadline) 
Content Edelman flap is an object lesson for native content makers (J. Jarvis)
Corporate The business case for women in the C-suite (Fast Company) 
Food/Bev Study finds little difference between Gluten-free, regular food (CBS Atlanta) 
Trending Semicolon tattoos raise awareness of mental illness(USA Today)
Travel Debt-laden Puerto Rico says travel business is good (TW) 
Piling On Jared isn't Subway's only problem (Bloomberg) 
Politics Jeb Bush raises $114M in bid to scare off challengers (NY Times) 
Marketing Has soccer finally made it in the US? (WSJ)
Category: PR Links
Wed., Jul. 8, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-8-2015
By Greg Hazley
Environment Edelman loses execs and clients over client change stance (Guardian) 
PA Indiana gov addresses canceled Porter Novelli contract (AP)
Crisis NYSE resumes trading after unprecedented shutdown(Wash Post) 
Tech Here are the businesses Microsoft could cut next (BI) 
PA Gingrich-connected PR firm issues baffling response to WSJ disclosure failure (MMA) 
Entertainment Quaalude admission further damages Cosby's image (Toronto Star) 
Crisis Subway navigating as well as possible, crisis execs say(Adweek) 
Astroturf Why LA pol hired corporate-backed research firm to kill min wage plan (HuffPost)
Int'l US, UAE launched digital PR center in Abu Dhabi focused on ISIS (USN&WR)
Category: PR Links
Tue., Jul. 7, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-07-2015
By Greg Hazley
Crisis Home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle raided (MSN) 
Response How Subway can recover from Jared (CNBC) 
Jargon Baffled by office buzzwords (NY Times) 
Sports FIFA spent more on its PR movie than Women's World Cup payouts (Mashable) 
Crisis HSBC fires six employees for making mock-ISIS video(CNN Money) 
Redux Paula Deen in hot water again (Fast Co.) 
Tools 10 ways PR can leverage LinkedIn (R. Iliff) 
Tech Old tricks just don't do it for Ellen Pao (J. Pepper)
Category: PR Links
Mon., Jul. 6, 2015
PR Links of the Day
By Greg Hazley
Content Comparing the ROI of content marketing and native advertising (K. Libert) 
Content Native advertising isn't the only paid content blurring the lines of journalism (L. Hoffman) 
Crisis BP's oil slicked reputation remains despite settlement(WSJ)
Trends The elevation of PR: From content to relationships (D. Tisch) 
Crisis How WestJet is winning the PR battle in the face of bomb threats (Daily Mail) 
Food A timely pivot for Whole Foods (P. Gillott) 
Corporate Company blogs should be news sources for reporters and customers (L. Menchaca) 
PA Democrats want Indiana gov to release PR records (AP) 
Digital Unmasking PR exec as a Wikipedian (Examiner)
Category: PR Links
Thu., Jul. 2, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-02-2015
By Greg Hazley
Tourism Mexico's Ciudad Juarez, once 'global murder capital,' woos tourists back (Daily Mail) 
Arts Shakeup at one of NY's top PR agencies (Observer) 
Tourism Great Barrier Reef PR blitz after UNESCO ruling (AFR) 
Strategy What's next? Possibly the most important question for marketers and communicators (G. Grates) 
Corporate Business is good at 'general good' (B. Harrison) 
Politics An inside look at how Hilllary Clinton plays the media(Mother Jones) 
Media Gawker CEO warns staff of upcoming negative NY Post story (Romenesko) 
July 4 America's most historic PR campaign (L. Lane) 
Tools Instagram unveils the new explore tab (B. Hock) 
Cuba PR Exec: Why I support US-Cuba relations (N. Fernandez)
Cuba Cuba slowly expands Internet access (Brookings) 
Category: PR Links
Wed., Jul. 1, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 7-01-2015
By Greg Hazley
Tools How to build rapport and pitch media using Twitter (T. Achilles) 
Careers Dear PR People: Calm down (N. Halliwell) 
Corporate Selling new ideas (N. Ashooh) 
Politics Bobby Jindal's Twitter chat goes awry (Salon) 
Food/Bev Dunkin' Donuts phases out styrofoam (HuffPost) 
Politics Christie tries to shed bully image in NH (CNN) 
Media News org's PR Twitter account 'applauds' SCOTUS decision(Wash Post)
Viral ALS Assn. comms. manager: What I learned during the Ice Bucket Challenge (Guardian)
Firms PR Firms that are independent and killing it (R. Iliff) 
RFP Comms. consultant for New Orleans City Council (link)
Category: PR Links
Tue., Jun. 30, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 6-30-2015
By Greg Hazley
Retail Report finds 100+ Walmart products labeled 'Made in the USA' made elsewhere (Consumerist) 
Publishing EL James held a Twitter Q&A and it went horribly wrong (BF)
Enforecement FTC files first complaint against Kickstarter project(Brookings) 
Tourism Four tourism research studies every DMO should download (DCI) 
Reputation The Univ. of Phoenix wants its reputation back (BF) 
Disclosure Jeb Bush to release 33 years of tax returns (NPR) 
Sports Mickelson's most important step to save his image (NY Post) 
C-Suite When it comes to CEO reputation, which is the fairer sex? (Fortune)
Tech Seven things to know about Apple Music, launched today(Bloomberg) 
Int'l US Chamber of Commerce fights anti-smoking measures globally (NY Times) 
Social Updates to Facebook's news feed algorithm explained (M. Bhandarkar)
Category: PR Links
Mon., Jun. 29, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 6-29-2015
By Greg Hazley
List The 100 most influential tech agency PR executives globally(T. Lytton-Dickie) 
Tactics Digital storytelling: How to share ideas in innovative ways (R. McPherson) 
Travel Why Swedish journalists pay for their own press trips (N. Majerski) 
Tools Google News Lab for PR and marketing pros (C. Penn) 
PR 101 How to work with global news agencies: Agence France-Presse (BW) 
Tech Internet of things changes the company-customer relationship (P. Wichselbaum) 
Healthcare The impact of the King v Burwell decision (APCO) 
Int'l Hamas launches English-language website (J. Schachtel) 
Int'l Marketing the anti-extremism message to Millennials (Yahoo News) 
Culture Team building lessons from the Grateful Dead (D. Scott)
Category: PR Links
Thu., Jun. 25, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 6-25-2015
By Greg Hazley
PA T-Mobile's big PR blitz is backfiring in DC (Wash Post) 
Longread Inside the Sony cyber-invasion (Fortune) 
Social Private Equity exec's social media crusade (CNBC) 
Food Whole Foods under fire for overcharging (NOLA) 
PR 101 7 Tips: Crisis management for startups (C. Gano) 
Healthcare Big pharma attempts to cast off bad reputation by targeting the poor (Guardian) 
Int'l India's publicist in chief (Time)
Category: PR Links
Wed., Jun. 24, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 6-24-2015
By Greg Hazley
Reality Conference shows most have no clue what PR really is(S. Bruce) 
Reax Top US flag maker will stop making Confederate flags(NJAM) 
PR Chevy decodes emoji press release (USA Today) 
Review Financial Times reviews 'Trust Me, PR is Dead' (FT) 
Tactics The revolution will be curated: Here's what that means for PR (B. Geller) 
Corporate Police search Toyota HQ after PR exec's arrest (Japan Times) 
Staff The top complaints from employees about their leaders(HBR) 
Lobbying This is how Uber takes over a city (Bloomberg) 
Politics Clinton's image is dented, but she leads all challengers(LA Times) 
PR 101 Everything I need to know about PR I learned at the Lilly Pulitzer Target sale (A. Beaudry) 
Int'l US should do more to counter Putin's propaganda(Newsweek) 
Data Adults consuming more TV, radio than Millennials (LR) 
Sports Brady, Goodell locked in battle over reputations that may never recover (Yahoo)
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