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Congrats on Your 50th

Tue, Jul. 31, 2018

By David Grant

David GrantIt’s obviously a mistake. It can’t be 50 years ago that Jack started his newsletter because if that were so, I’d have to be over 35.

Committed to Journalism and Holding PR Accountable

Mon, Jul. 30, 2018

By Richard Edelman

Richard EdelmanFor more than 50 years, Jack O’Dwyer has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the profession of journalism and to holding everyone connected to the PR industry accountable for their actions. (1 reader comment)

Product Placement that Scored PR Wins

Mon, Jul. 30, 2018

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianProduct placement has been around almost as long as movies, but several instances of product placement on the screen have stood the test of time.

Jack O’Dwyer, an American Original

Wed, Jul. 25, 2018

By Robert Dilenschneider

Robert L. DilenschneiderHe was there when the public relations industry started. He tracked every important development. He called out the bad guys and exposed the charlatans for who they were, and he praised and supported the good guys.

Chronicler of the PR industry

Tue, Jul. 24, 2018

By Ken Makovsky

Ken MakovskyJack O’Dwyer has been a pioneer and a centrifugal force in reporting on the PR industry’s growth over the decades.

Millennials Have More to Teach Us

Wed, Jul. 18, 2018

By Andy Polansky

Andy PolanskyThe latest generation has changed the way business is done. Here’s what PR needs to do to keep up to speed.

Murdoch's WSJ, NYP Dump on Trump

Tue, Jul. 17, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Post Front PageRupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal and New York Post dump on Trump for the horror in Helsinki with Russian dictator and human rights abuser Vladimir Putin. (3 reader comments)

It’s a People Business

Tue, Jul. 17, 2018

By Seth Linden

Seth LindenA skilled PR pro wears many hats, but above all, the need to be a “people person” is paramount for those looking to enter the field.

What Will it Take?

Mon, Jul. 16, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

PutinDoes Donald Trump have to return Alaska to Russia before Americans wake up to the fact that the former gambling casino owner and reality TV personality is under the thumb of Vladimir Putin. (6 reader comments)

Democrats Need to Focus on Big Picture

Tue, Jul. 10, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

kavanaugh TrumpDemocrats need to accept the fact that Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed Supreme Court Justice. Case closed. A messy confirmation fight would hurt their chance of winning back the House. (3 reader comments)

Olden Days, Golden Days

Tue, Jul. 10, 2018

By Don Bates

Don BatesWe’ve come a long way in the last five decades. The public relations industry has been there every step of the way, and due to its ability to empower relationships among people and the institutions that serve them, has played a vital role throughout all this change. And the next half-century promises to be even more transformational.

The Imperative of Monitoring Fake News Websites

Mon, Jul. 9, 2018

By William Comcowich

William ComcowichThe fake news phenomenon underscores the importance for businesses and celebrities to monitor the web and catch misinformation about their brand before it spreads.