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Tue., Jan. 27, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 01-27-2015
By Greg Hazley
Sports Should Seahawks star be forced to talk to media? (OC Register) 
Sports NFL's Dawn Hudson faces challenging first act (WSJ) 
Sports No PR nightmare that the NFL can't make worse (USA Today) 
Advertising Real-life logo blocker blurs out corporate white noise(PSFK) 
Clients PR firms ought to say 'no' once in a while (R. Torossian) 
Clients How to handle losing a major client (HBR) 
Tech On Microsoft's Windows 10 launch (L. Menchaca) 
Tools 5 free tools for communicators in 2015 (J. Williams) 
PR 101 How to get started with influencer marketing (PRIYP) 
Social CNN, ESPN launch on Snapchat Discover (Adweek)
Category: PR Links
Mon., Jan. 26, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 1-26-2015
By Greg Hazley
Clients A consultant's guide to firing a client (HBR)
Careers One action that will make anyone in the comms. biz smarter (L. Hoffman)
Corporate PR and social media set for continued growth (S. Bruce)
Critic What's wrong with PR in one post (A. Friedman)
PR 101 How to pitch the modern journalist (A. Hanson)
Podcasts The pros and cons of podcasting (T. Sabourin)
PR Scandal shows perils of blurred boundaries in media/PR (D. Tisch)
Fashion What you'll be wearing next year (BW)
Category: PR Links
Fri., Jan. 23, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 1-23-2015
By Greg Hazley

Q&A Chrysler PR vet continues his candid book tour (Car and Driver) 
Crisis Deflate-gate as crisis comms: Did the Pats and NFL fumble? (WBJ) 
Crisis Pats show how not to handle a PR crisis (DN) 
Sports FIFA loses three more sponsors ahead of Russia 2018 World Cup (AP) 
Finance Bank of America is probably going to regret this 'Je sues bullish' report (BI) 
Clients Treat us with respect: How to become your Pr agency's favorite client (Guardian) 
Media How The Economist chose its first female editor-in-chief (Quartz)

Category: PR Links
Thu., Jan. 22, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 1-22-2015
By Greg Hazley

Crime IR exec pleads guilty to insider trading (NY Post)
Int'l China state-run newspaper 'fabricated column by New Yorker writer' praising Beijing (Telegraph) 
Tribute In memory of Tom Kowaleski (R. Bolton) 
Healthcare 5 healthcare takeaways from the SOTU (K. Blake) 
Finance Icahn seeks 2 Gannett board seats in potential proxy fight (USA Today) 
Media Sun goads critics as Page 3 'PR stunt' hailed a success (Telegraph) 
Placement Conan O'Brien visits Taco Bell test kitchen (Consumerist) 
Corporate Sony execs bracing for more leaked emails (NY Post)
Media NYPD keeps closer watch on media companies (J. Romensesko) 
Crisis Crisis 101 from the real Olivia Pope (K. Overmier)

Category: PR Links
Wed., Jan. 21, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 1-21-2015
By Greg Hazley
Tactics How to craft an agile marketing campaign (HBR) 
Retort Why Mark Cuban is wrong about startups and PR (C. Egusa) 
Social How much damage did that tweet cause? (J. Licko) 
IR 4 analyst relations best practices companies should seek (S. Liu) 
Tech Why CES still matters (G. Matusky) 
Tech Six PR tips post CES (J. Koo) 
PA Associations lobby less, spend more on ads and PR (AN) 
Politics SOTU quip goes viral (J. Nau) 
RFP Media relations for the city of Kenmore, WA (link) 
RFP Writing editing, Port of Los Angeles media relations (PDF)
Category: PR Links
Tue., Jan. 20, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 1-20-2015
By Greg Hazley
Corporate 10 most hated companies in America (24/7 Wall St.)
Pro football shill Lanny Davis lies about shilling for pro football (Deadspin) 
Conflicts Double-dipping between PR and journalism exposes reputation risk (D. Tisch) 
Social Obama's social media team tries to widen SOTU audience(NY Times) 
Legal Lawsuit implicates former Mattel, Burson PR exec (The Acorn) 
Entertainment Lena Dunham hires 'Scandal' PR expert, PMK-BNC(THR) 
Healthcare Enhancing content marketing practices for the health industry (MSLG)
Measurement Measuring PR and Google Analytics (D. Laloggia) 
Image The Big Mac of brand integrity (N. Fischer) 
Measurement Improve your PR measurement strategy (T. Chandler) 
Media NBC to stream Super Bowl, halftime show for free(Adweek) 
Tactics 5 things you're doing wrong with your press release(Cision) 
PR 101 5 tips to write the perfect email pitch (K. Schellekens) 
Environment Greenpeace names activists behind epic fail in Peru(BBW)
Category: PR Links
Fri., Jan. 9, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 1-09-2015
By Greg Hazley
Social 4 social media commandments for 2015 (A. Grinavich) 
2015 15 resolutions for marketers in 2015 (M. Nichols) 
Conflicts Global news anchor suspended over links to PR firm(HS) 
CES Journo: Burner app saved me from PR hell at CES this year(B. Popper)
CES Intel rules CES 2015 social media conversation analysis (L. Noonan) 
CES The fun, unique and entertaining (N. Dye) 
CES Wired's top picks from CES 2015 (Wired) 
Autos $70M hit to reputation (J. Horton)
Category: PR Links
Thu., Jan. 8, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 1-08-2015
By Greg Hazley
Crisis Guggenheim turns to outside PR firm for damage control(Arts Info) 
Finance Herbalife hires new crisis PR firm to fight Ackman (NY Post) 
Response Its sadly unclear whether this article will put lives at risk (Onion) 
Measurement 2015 PR measurement industry predictions (K. Paine) 
Clients PR firm gives up marijuana (IR Mag) 
Photos The Atlantic unveils new photo section online (Atlantic) 
Travel NYC touts Harlem as tourist destination (DNAinfo) 
Public Health Gates foundation uses art to encourage vaccination(NY Times) 
Video Watch four former WH press secretaries ambush Josh Earnest (Bloomberg) 
Public Health American Red Cross pressured to rid itself of tobacco money (Reuters) 
Cosby Showbiz 411 walks back Phylicia Rashad quote on Cosby(Huff Post)
Category: PR Links
Tue., Jan. 6, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 1-06-2014
By Greg Hazley
Corporate Learning a foreign language called public relations (NY Times) 
Careers Marketing and PR's reality check: We're not that wonderful (A. Kelly) 
Int'l Putin's Washington: A story of lobbying and its limits(Politico) 
Politics Five reason's Scalise's race apology won't be the last (F. Wilkinson) 
Media Ex-tech writer tells the harsh truth about tech reporters(K. Newman) 
Entertainment What PR pros can learn from the Hunger Games(B. Conlin) 
Perspective Sitting on the corporate clint side (L. Llewellyn) 
2015 The state of organizational communications (G. Grates)
Category: PR Links
Mon., Jan. 5, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 1-05-2015
By Greg Hazley
PR What is PR? A definition for 2015 (S. Bruce) 
Tech The tech trends you can't ignore in 2015 (A. Webb) 
2015 Eight 'PR in stranger than fiction' predictions for 2015 (L. Hoffman) 
2015 Five predictions for PR and marketing in 2015 (C, Gano) 
UK Why you need a chief reputation officer (H. Schachter) 
2015 PR and marketing in 2015: The road ahead (C. Penn) 
Crisis 5 simple rules to handle the ambush media interview (B. Ellis)
Healthcare Biggest FDA stories of 2014 (M. Senak) 
PA Citizenship and Millennials (A. Erhard) 
Social Will first gen social media marketers start to burn out in 2015? (A. Hanson) 
Quote Memory and the Internet (J. Horton)
Category: PR Links
Fri., Jan. 2, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 1-05-2015
By Greg Hazley
PR A gift to all the PR people who were blown off in 2014 (J. Crudele) 
2014 Top marketing moments of 2014 (J. Joseph) 
Campaigns Fisher-Price campaign celebrates New Year's babies(Ad Age) 
Writing 10 tips to becoming a better editor and writer (T. Gable) 
Case Studies 4 secrets to creating an engaging case study (N. Samahito) 
Autos The traditional auto show is over (BI) 
Tactics How to find the most fascinating people on LinkedIn (B. Walters-Bearden) 
Food/Bev Coca-Cola's Fairlife milk - cash cow or udder branding disaster? (M. Kucharski) 
Workplace How and why we lie at work (HBR) 
Viral Family wants apology from United for treatment of special needs daughter (Consumerist)
Category: PR Links
Tue., Dec. 30, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 12-30-2014
By Greg Hazley
Profile A conversation with the world's most self-loathing PR person (Newsweek) 
Sports The biggest sports scandal of 2014 didn't matter(Fortune) 
Crisis As debris found, Indonesia learns from Malaysia mistakes(Christian Science Monitor) 
Politics GOP tackles furor over racist group (NY Times) 
Tech Algorithms and PR (J. Horton) 
Bad News 7 tips and best practices for layoff communications in 2015 (J. Williams) 
Food/Bev McDonald's keeps its name off its new healthier-food eatery (Consumerist) 
Environment Makers of plastic bags gather signatures to overturn California ban (P. Fimrite) 
Real Estate Lux building on 56th St. buys Park Ave address for $11K (Gizmodo) 
Int'l An annus horribilis for Israeli PR (Jerusalem Post) 
Tourism Lake Placid tourism grows beyond its Olympic reputation (AP) 
Auto After tide of recalls, auto industry does some soul-searching (NY Times) 
Media BBC postpones documentary after royals intervene (Time)
Category: PR Links
Mon., Dec. 29, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 12-29-2014
By Greg Hazley
M&A Spin doctors could get swept up in the merger action(@breakingviews) 
Tech Four CES 2015 trends with marketing relevance (J. Bell) 
Crisis GM's Barra named crisis manager of the year by Fortune(DFP) 
Crisis Ferguson police PR staffer put on leave after remarks(Wash Post) 
Crisis Cosby's strategy: Hush accusers, insult them, blame media (NY Times) 
Crisis Cosby hires investigators to strike back against accusers(The Root) 
2014 The words that defined 2014 (Vox) 
Corporate The 5 CMOs to watch in 2015 (WSJ) 
Sports Rutgers sports PR head resigns ( 
Tools How Pinterest can help with PR (Cision)
Category: PR Links
Tue., Dec. 23, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 12-23-2014
By Greg Hazley
Careers The surprising gender wage gap in PR (@FastCompany) 

 AP editors poll: Police killings top story of 2014 (AP) 

Everyone wants creativity in communications. What's holding back? (L. Hoffman) 

Capitalizing on Sony hack, secret messaging app pitches Hollywood (WSJ) 

PR, advertising for Indiana state agency (link)
Category: PR Links
Mon., Dec. 22, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 12-22-2014
By Greg Hazley
2015 PRedictions (M. Bush) 
Diplomacy How baseball can help lift the Cuban embargo (P. Merchan) 
Media Rolling Stone asks CJR to review its rape story editorial process (Romenseko) 
Guru Only 33% of Dr. Oz's recommendations backed up by believable science (Consumerist) 
Sports Ray Rice in charity image makeover campaign (TMZ) 
Conspiracy Is the Sony hack attack a PR stunt? (T. Keane) 
History Hitler's Nazi Germany used an American PR agency (R. Torossian) 
Data Privacy, consumers and reputation (Inside Counsel)
Category: PR Links
Fri., Dec. 19, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 12-19-2014
By Greg Hazley
Crisis Judy Smith is secret PR adviser in Sony scandal (TMZ) 
Crisis 5 thoughts on communicating data breaches (C. Rooney) 
Crisis Epstein owes $103K to crisis PR firm (Page Six) 
2015 Next year in marketing, PR and buzz generation (M. Salzman)
2015 Six social media and digital comms trends for 2015 (H. Yaxley) 
2014 The best - and worst - of 2014 (K. Tarasiewicz) 
Legal Mattel PR exec sues company over alleged retaliation, discrimination (MNLA) 
Media Advertising is losing a real mensch (at least for now) (R. Janka) 
Finance Buffett reminds managers: Reputation is everything (W. Buffett) 
UK British, Muslim and want to work in PR? Brace yourself(Guardian)
Category: PR Links
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 12-18-2014
By Greg Hazley
Cuba Democratic PR firm helped American freed in Cuba(Buzzfeed) 
Seasonal An IR twist on a holiday classic (A. Blazier) 
Careers Making a change within PR (NYCPRG) 
2014 Top 10 list of the worst reputations in crisis for 2014 (M. Paul)
Fashion DKNY PR girl beyond 140 characters (Forbes) 
PA Building trust with new members of Congress (A. Showalter) 
Media The New York Times' lump of coal (M. Purdue) 
Entertainment 8 Hollywood predictions for 2015 (M. Wolff) 
Crime PR exec convicted of raping woman he met online (CBC Chicago) 
B2B Why B2B marketing is more fun than B2C (R. Stevens) 
2015 5 predictions for PR in the new year (J. Mudd)
Category: PR Links
Tue., Dec. 16, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 12-16-2014
By Greg Hazley
Crisis Seth Rogen, James Franco cancel media appearances(Variety) 
2014 The 13 biggest brand fails of 2014 (Adweek) 
2014 The worst PR fails of 2014 (Inc) 
Video Why Sony 'black eye' won't go away: crisis manager(CNBC) 
Firms Ditch your agency's process (E. Lacy) 
Media Study: How media advanced 'war on coal' narrative(MediaMatters)
Cosby No, Camille Cosby, media's handling Bill Cosby allegations isn't like UVA (Wash Post) 
FoodBev Why does McDonald's have such a hard time wooing Millennials? (Consumerist) 
PR 101 How to deal with travel writers - bloggers v journalists(HuffPost)
Category: PR Links
Mon., Dec. 15, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 12-15-2014
By Greg Hazley
Future Will PR automation put you out of a job? (K. Duggan) 
Measurement A press hit is worth what? The truth behind media relations ROI (J. Kail) 
Corporate What Uber's Sydney surge pricing debacle says out its image (I. Lapowsky) 
Environment Greenpeace stunt may have damaged Peru's Heritage site (i09) 
Finance Eight things I wish for Wall St. (M Lewis) 
Data A wave of PR data (J. Harris) 
Entertainment Movie marketing comes to LinkedIn (N. Hobson) 
Media The Sony hack and the Yellow Press (A. Sorkin) 
Media Why did the NY Times pile on The New Republic? (L. Hoffman) 
Social 'Game of Thrones' was most talked about show on Facebook in 2014 (LR)
Category: PR Links
Fri., Dec. 12, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 12-12-2014
By Greg Hazley
Crisis 'Fire your PR guy' email sends Sony comms exec out the door (@BW) 
Crisis Sony says no interviews at 'The Interview' Premier in wake of hack attack (HuffPost) 
Int'l Ecuador moves to block disclosure of US PR activities (L. Markay) 
PA The torture report triggered CIA's first live presser (Atlantic) 
Media Leaked emails reveal Maureen Dowd promised to show Sony exec's husband column before publication (Buzzfeed) 
Crisis Uber is pulling out all the stops to save its reputation (M. Kosoff) 
Crime PR exec convicted of raping woman he met on dating site(Chicago Trib) 
Entertainment Golden Globe nominations: Biggest snubs and surprises (Variety) 
Int'l $1.3B later, gov't can't tell if its beating ISIS at propaganda(Daily Caller) 
Civic New leaders hope to burnish Laredo's image (Texas Trib) 
FoodBev Top food PR stories of 2014 (Hunter PR) 
Media Inside the collapse of the New Republic (New Yorker) 
Holiday Card Bigg a$$ swear jar meets Salvation Army kettle(Coyne)
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