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Tue., Mar. 4, 2014
PR Links of the Day
By Greg Hazley
 
Marketing PR and advertising work best together (C. Penn) 
Agencies Third prize is you're fired (S. Cody) 
Tools Measurement replaces digital as PR pros' greatest training need (S. Bruce) 
Vetting Fake chef fools Midwest morning shows (Deadspin) 
Viral Samsung says it was included 'organically' in Ellen selfie(TechCrunch) 
Consumer Unilever drops ad that angered some in NJ (NY Times) 
PR 101 The deskside media visit (A. Brannum) 
Lingo How to decipher PR girl speak (NYCPRG) 
SXSWi 3 guerrilla marketing tips to distinguish your brand (PRW) 
Sports The making of Earvin Johnson, AIDS saint (GQ/Deadspin)
Category: PR Links
Tue., Mar. 4, 2014
Weak Language, Not Policy, Hurts Obama's PR
By Kevin McCauley
 

samantha powerThe President should consult with my favorite member of his team, Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, the Ireland-born journalist. 

Category: Public Affairs
Tue., Mar. 4, 2014
Politico's Gibson Jumps to PR with SevenTwenty
By Greg Hazley
 
ginger gibsonGinger Gibson, a congressional reporter for Politico, is moving to the PR side as a VP at SevenTwenty Strategies in Washington.
Category: Media News
Tue., Mar. 4, 2014
Fed Group Slates Mortgage Scam PR
By Greg Hazley
 
mortgageThe federally chartered community development group in Washington tabbed by Congress to administer the national foreclosure counseling program, is searching for PR help for a campaign to alert consumers about loan modification scams in the housing market.
Category: RFPs
Tue., Mar. 4, 2014
LA Slates Water Conservation PR Amid Drought
By Greg Hazley
 

waterLos Angeles County, enmeshed in a protracted drought plaguing southern California, is looking to hire a PR firm for a six-figure water conservation campaign.

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Tue., Mar. 4, 2014
Making of a Presidential Reputation
By Joshua Zeitz
 

zeitzFor those of us in the reputation business, there’s something to be learned from how historical figures and their advisors have crafted and in some cases manipulated public memory and legacy making.

Category: Reputation
Tue., Mar. 4, 2014
Brunswick's Trayner Builds NY Outpost for GQR
By Greg Hazley
 

traynerBrunswick Group partner in London decamps for New York to open an office of Washington-based polling and consulting firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, which is building a corporate practice as companies face political-style scrutiny.

Category: Public Affairs
Tue., Mar. 4, 2014
Agency Founder and NY PR Counselor DeBow Dies at 81
By Greg Hazley
 
jay debowJay DeBow, a financial and corporate agency pro who built Jay DeBow & Partners over 30 years in New York before selling to Omnicom in the early 1990s, died Feb. 24 in Florida after a four-year bout with Parkinson’s disease. He was 81.
Category: Obituary
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014
GOP Needs to Tone Down Bombastic Blitz Aimed at Obama
By Kevin McCauley
 
putinRepublicans are having a blast, assailing President Obama for carrying out what John McCain calls a "feckless foreign policy" that somehow encouraged Vladimir Putin to invade the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine.
Category: Public Affairs
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014
Dandridge Moves to Marsh & McLennan
By Kevin McCauley
 
ed dandridgeEd Dandridge has joined Marsh & McLennan Cos. as chief communications officer.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014
Dump Transactional PR, Says Edelman
By Kevin McCauley
 
edelmanCorporate boards are increasingly aligning themselves with activist shareholders who are bent on short-term financial gains, putting pressure on CEOs and corporate PR people to better communicate their long-term goals and objectives, Richard Edelman told a corporate governance session Feb. 28.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014
Orioles PR Director Dies at 36
By Greg Hazley
 
monica barlowMonica Barlow, the 36-year-old director of PR for the Baltimore Orioles, died Feb. 28 after a four-year battle with lung cancer.
Category: Obituary
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014
17 of top 25 PR Firms Grew in Double Digits in 2013
By Jack O'Dwyer
 
O'Dwyer's PR Firm RankingsIndependent PR firms showed strong growth in 2013.  Eight of the ten largest posted double-digit gains as did nine in the 11 to 25 category and 57 in the complete list of 127.
Category: PR Firms
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014
Levick Acquires Davis, Steele Firm
By Kevin McCauley
 
Levick, the Washington public affairs shop, has acquired the firm of Lanny Davis and Michael Steele.
Category: Public Affairs
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014
Seitel: Public Relations Morality
By Fraser Seitel
 

fraser seitelMany moons ago, an eager young public relations seminar leader was excoriating the reputational damage done to Exxon as a result of its Valdez tanker polluting the Gulf of Alaska.

Category: PR School
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014
Northwest Power Utilities Seek Marketing Plan
By Greg Hazley
 
neeaAn alliance of more than 100 energy utilities in the northwest U.S. has cast a net for marketing communications support as it pursues more cost-effective and efficient ways to deliver power.
Category: RFPs
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014
PR Web Links of The Day
By Greg Hazley
 
Microsoft Mark Penn is MSFT's controversial new strategy chief(BBW) 
Microsoft Memo confirms exec shakeup, Mark Penn promoted (BI) 
Social 14 answers to the 'What do I say on Twitter' question from your CEO (A. Hanson) 
Tech Privacy and digital marketing (P. Lamotte) 
PR Seattle mayor's PR office retracts release about ex-city official's death (Romenesko) 
Corporate Disney to cut Boy Scouts support over ban of gay leaders (LA Times) 
Branding Olive Garden logo change dubbed 'brand renaissance'(Consumerist) 
Oscars Samsung shines at the Oscars. Or does it? (J. Nau) 
Oscars Tips PR pros can learn from the Oscars (T. Beaven)
Category: PR Links
Fri., Feb. 28, 2014
Chapman U Eyes PR Education
By Greg Hazley
 

chapmanCalifornia's private Chapman University in the hunt for a PR firm to promote the institution, faculty and its programs as it expands with schools of pharmacy and health/behavioral science over the next two years.

Category: RFPs
Fri., Feb. 28, 2014
PR Quotes of the Week
By Greg Hazley
 

“[B]rands have never been more fragile. The reason is simple: consumers are supremely well informed and far more likely to investigate the real value of products than to rely on logos.”

— James Surowiecki, “Twilight of the Brands,” The New Yorker ....

Category: Public Relations
Fri., Feb. 28, 2014
FH Grabs MWW's Digital Domo
By Kevin McCauley
 

ephraim cohenFleishmanHillard has recruited Ephraim Cohen, MWW’s executive VP-innovation and chair of its technology & digital media industry practice, to spearhead its social media efforts in New York and Boston.

Category: Technology PR
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