The "pro-life" publication that ran an article suggesting Robin Williams' depression -- and subsequent tragic suicide -- was related to a girlfriend's abortion many years ago hit a new all-time low. One can only hope that nobody with a brain reads such drivel, but then, this writer... Show More Summary
Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson took the helm last week as the top cop in charge of security in Ferguson, Mo. Johnson did everything right during his first day in charge. By right, I totally mean he did his public relations duty. Show More Summary
By Matt Margolis: Original Publication Date: July 24th, 2014 by Matt Margolis - Updates Added based on related news from August 11th, 2014 and August 13th, 2014. (Image Source) GT Advanced Technologies (NASDAQ:GTAT) provided some updates...Show More Summary
Al Jazeera came out strongly today against former Vice President Al Gore‘s lawsuit against the network. Reuters reports the network is rejecting Gore’s claims that they owe former Current TV shareholders millions of dollars in escrow...Show More Summary
Morning Money Memo: When you have a controversial product to sell, it may be time to call in a heavy-hitting public relations and crisis consultant to pilot your way through a mass of objections. David Plouffe, President’s Obama’s former campaign manager and White House aide,...
Leaders of the school standardized test-based reform’ movement have been very smart about using public relations and intentional messaging to their benefit, something their critics have failed to do. Arthur H. Camins, director of the...Show More Summary
When you screw up, you get rid of those media and industry relations figures who will get grilled over their prior delivery of dubious or failed guidance.
Production of Australia’s Mazda 2 will relocate from Japan to Thailand for the introduction of the third-generation model in November. Mazda Australia public relations senior manager Steve Maciver confirmed the shift was part of the company’s global strategy to more evenly distribute production across Japan and other countries. “We’re a global car company,” Maciver said. [...]
Susy Solis, a reporter at CBS-owned KTVT in Dallas, will leave reporting to join a public relations firm, according to Ed Bark: CBS11’s Susy Solis, who joined the station in January 2011 after a four-year stay with NBC5, has now opted to join Real News PR, which is run by former Fox4 reporter Jeff Crilley. Show More Summary
Bad public relations.
As an E.W. Scripps of Journalism at Ohio University student and an aspiring public relations and marketing professional, I’m active on nearly every social media. Some of my grades are even based on tweets, my title at NR Media group is ‘Social Media Specialist’ and I’m working towards a social media certificate. Show More Summary
The Student Volunteer Army after the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Admittedly, I've never been a fan of the argument that atheists should be overly concerned about public relations. I'm still not sold on the...Show More Summary
Tonight - 7 pm Common Core Meeting comes to Dunwoody High School tonight. State Board of Education member Barbara Hampton will host a public hearing on Common Core Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Dunwoody High School. The hearing will be the second hosted by state board members, who have been ordered by Gov. Show More Summary
Not the cop speaking directly to the public; rather, this is his story, as related by the friend he told it to. I should say this is supposedly the cop's story. This story comes from someone only calling herself "Josi,"...
TPM: The city of Ferguson has retained the public relations firm Common Ground Public Relations to help its communications department in light of the ongoing turmoil in the St. Louis, Mo., suburb and the firm appears to be staffed entirely by white people, according to the photographs of staff members on its website. Show More Summary
Back in 2004, public relations specialists outnumbered journalists about 3 to 1 in the United States. Today, as steady jobs in journalism disappear, it's roughly 5 to 1. One reason more Americans are taking home a PR paycheck? It certainly pays a lot better than working in journalism. Read more...
Some good ground rules for public relations: never call people the n-word. Never attach a virus in your pitch email. And definitely do not use the hideous race tragedy in Ferguson, MO as an angle for your fucking app. Read more...
"The 2013 VMAs were a public relations kerfuffle for your network that I feel certain you will not wish to repeat." read more
Summary: John Jantsch on DuctTape Marketing offers an instant seminar on where content marketing is headed, important both to public relations and marketing. It's becoming more personalized as the content scene becomes saturated. John has a group of experts in the field contributing to the discussion. Well worth the time of PR people invested in the web.
The S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Public Relations (PR) to begin in August 2015. Position rank is negotiable. This professor will provide leadership in our specialized M.S. in PR with a focus on public diplomacy, in partnership Read the entire ad here [...]Show More Summary