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Public affairs vs. public relations: What is the difference?

PR Daily

People often struggle with the difference between public affairs and public relations, yet distinguishing the two can be crucial to an organization’s efficiency. Public affairs relates to matters that concern the public directly.

PR rising in Africa rising

Stuart Bruce

After a week in Nairobi meeting African PR professionals I believe that Africa can be the next big growth area for public relations. profession that positions public relations as a real management discipline that contributes significantly to actual organisational and business objectives.

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Using measurement in public affairs and advocacy PR

Media Bullseye

My PR background is in the area of public affairs, and it remains the area of PR that I’m most comfortable working in and around. I stand by that statement, because that ultimately is how a public affairs client will judge PR efforts. Public Relations Feature

Brexit and Trump are result of the failure of professional politics and communications

Stuart Bruce

Householders expressed concern that their son’s child couldn’t get into the local school because it was full of the children of immigrants. But the public has moved on and politics hasn’t. Public Affairs public relations Democrats Labour Party Trump

The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Monica Rodgers

Spin Sucks

Troops were returning from Operation Desert Storm, and at age seven, Monica Rodgers watched in awe as her father, a military public affairs noncommissioned officer, directed soldiers while providing media interviews. She went on to work in public affairs for the U.S.

53 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant Director, Government Affairs , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Publication Specialist , Southern Nevada Health District, Las Vegas, NV. Public Relations Jobs

Behind the Headlines With Steve Majors

Cision

Their public affairs agency was at the center of so much that was happening to rebuild trust in public institutions after Hurricane Katrina. Along the way, I met some tremendous people – folks I worked alongside in local TV who are now well-known nationally.

Who’s Behind Corporate Advocacy on Social Issues? Employees.

IPR

Major corporations are facing growing pressure to weigh in on social issues — and much of this pressure is coming from employees themselves, says a new Public Affairs Council study, Taking a Stand: How Corporations Speak Out on Social Issues.

The case for internal communications

Holtz Communication + Technology

Off the top of my head, I can think of 11 good reasons to keep employee communications separate from (but working closely with) the Public Affairs/Corporate Communications/PR team. The messages for employees transcend what the public sees.

Seven Tips for Preparing for a Broadcast Interview

Spin Sucks

Last month I was interviewed on a CBS affiliate’s public affairs program about the viral success of the Kony 2012 video. As public relations and marketing professionals, we understand the value of providing background information to the media. You Want Me? Not My Client?

The Field of Emergency Management: Why It Is Not A Profession

Melissa Agnes

The former one-way flow of warnings, information and updates from emergency management to the affected public has become, not just a two-way system, but one of many partners, sources and systems. I have done a ton of media work as I am the Public Information Officer as well for our agency.

Putting PR on the Table for Minority Students

PRSay

Little did I know, all of this would change, and I would start my career in public relations. The sign had information about a conference that was being hosted by public relations directors who worked for various teams in the National Football League (NFL). PR is a great career field.

PR Measurement Tips

The Proactive Report

Public Affairs is one sector of PR that has very different goals, but they are goals nonetheless and can be measured. Social Media Case Studies digital PR measurement online PR public relationsEvery business or organization exists for a reason.

Behind the Headlines With Travis Taylor

Cision

I’m going to push the boundaries of what clients expect from a public relations agency. I love combining fresh, local ingredients in new ways to create a tasty dish. Featured Influencers behind the headlines public relationsThe road to successful PR isn’t straight.

The Year In PR

6 A.M.

It is a lot easier to do as a public company with a huge multiple of earnings. The needs include employee engagement, public affairs, marketing PR and corporate reputation. Fourth, you must be both global and local, because our business relies on cultural mores.

My Thoughts on the Publicis/Omnicom Merger

6 A.M.

Someday this is going to be the big play for research-driven public relations. We have a different approach to digital, which is social digital tied to public relations. advertising merger Omnicom PR Public Relations Publicis

Before pitching, ask yourself, 'So what?'

PR Daily

In today’s media landscape, be careful that your pitch is ready for public record. Finding the right medium (a local newspaper, industry magazine or digital news outfit) will increase your content’s value.

7 ways to deal with an unresponsive client

PR Daily

The Whitehouse Consultancy , a UK based public affairs, political communications and media relations agency which lobbies local government, the Houses of Parliament and the institutions of the European Union. This post originally appeared on PR Daily in September 2014.

Lack of women leaders in PR? Not in Minneapolis!

Communications Conversations

In this Sunday’s edition of the Star Tribune, there was an interesting column about a major kerfuffle in the local restaraurant industry. Literally an institution in the local PR community. Amy Von Walter, vice president-communications and public affairs, Best Buy.

3 PR lessons from SXSW

PR Daily

What began as a local Austin music festival in 1986 just wrapped up its 30 th year as the go-to event for music, film and technology. I’m the COO and managing director of a communications firm in real estate, public affairs, energy, transportation, higher education and non-profits.

Winning better relations with the community

PR Conversations

One of the notable developments of scholarship in public relations in recent years has been an increased focus on its role in society. The company policy must first be examined and corrected wherever necessary to avoid conflict with public interest. publicity and advertising.

What a Duck Can Do For “Social” Media Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

In today’s media landscape both are critical in public relations , but my theory begs the questions: Can the old and the new be blended together, and (bigger question) can one help drive success for the other? Guest Post by Dawn Buzynski.

Big Data and Open Data—can they help with PR efforts?

Media Bullseye

Open data is, simply, data sets that are provided to the public. Since open data sets are predominantly information collected and stored by governmental entities, the most immediate and logical PR community that may find benefit in its use is Public Affairs PR practice groups.

The Talking Points #39between35and49

Communications Conversations

Susan Roeder, director of public affairs, Andersen. Natalie Bushaw, director-public relations, Life Time Fitness. Most recently the former president of MN PRSA and leader of Risdall PR, Joel has been a fixture in the local PR community for years.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

This statistic isn’t difficult to believe if you network in public relations and marketing circles. The primary focus is on national, regional and local media relations with trade- and consumer-focused journalists. Public relations manager—Black Frame (New York).

Does it matter where your PR agency is located?

Media Bullseye

While I’d been doing public affairs-related work for years, my first “official” PR job was at FleishmanHillard, which is headquartered in St. When it comes to client density for public affairs work, for instance, you can’t beat being located in Washington, D.C.

Managing Global Crisis Communication Like A Pro

Zoetica

The Consulate General of France and the Digital Diplomacy Officer for Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel share how they prepare for and handle global crisis communication through their social media channels.

Friday Wrap #145: FTC slams Google, the end of IE, social media at work, unhappy journalists

Holtz Communication + Technology

Among the kinds of searches the FTC says Google manipulated are shopping, travel, and local business. The network’s CEo said, “We wanted to create something that turns publications into a conversation starter.”

All-in-one, or a tailored solution? Finding the right monitoring tool for your PR programs

Media Bullseye

There are a wide range of monitoring tools available for just about any segment of media, whether traditional or social. There are tools that specifically track content on social networks, others that specialize in traditional media, and others that allow users to monitor televised content.

Organized Chaos

6 A.M.

office , where the need for insight-driven public affairs campaigns was evident. I had an interview yesterday with a senior journalist who covers the PR industry. He asked a very penetrating question.

Brands pile on Twitter for National Doughnut Day

PR Daily

Even public officials got involved, including the Colorado State Patrol’s public affairs unit ; Fayetteville, North Carolina’s police department ; and House Speaker John Boehner.

64 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Affairs & Events Associate, School of International Affairs , George Washington University, Washington, DC. Government Affairs Director , Stand for Children, Phoenix, AZ.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Each of these locales has more than the national average of 18 tech jobs for every 1,000 employees. Communications and public affairs officer—Citi (Utah).

On Turning Sixty

6 A.M.

Mike Morley, my colleague for 25 years, gave me an appreciation for the concept of global and local, that great ideas can come from the periphery not just from the center. The following speech was delivered to Edelman’s senior leaders earlier this week. I turn 60 years old on June 15.

Winning better relations with the community

PR Conversations

One of the notable developments of scholarship in public relations in recent years has been an increased focus on its role in society. The company policy must first be examined and corrected wherever necessary to avoid conflict with public interest. publicity and advertising.

When the Ebola crisis hit Texas, calm heads prevailed

PR Daily

city, local and national health and government officials quickly mobilized to minimize exposure and deal with a virus totally new to the United States. Workers kept round-the-clock watch on news channels, social media, and public briefings.

Intelligence as a force multiplier in crisis management

Crisis Analytics

If there is something that gives confidence to professionals dealing with issues management or a crisis is knowledge of the situation and a continuous flow of reliable information.

PR Rock Stars (of the future): 19 new college grads ready to take over the world

Communications Conversations

She is editor-in-chief of The Winonan , WSU’s campus newspaper; she is president of the WSU Public Relations Student Society of America chapter; and she is executive director of the WSU St. She is poised, professional and will be an extraordinary addition to any public relations team.

In Remembrance of Ward White | “In All Things Give Thanks”

IPR

For more than 20 years, he served on the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Public Relations. Institute for Public Relations. Ward was previously president and CEO of Bozell Public Relations Worldwide (now WeberShandwick).

47 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant Vice President of Public Relations & Social Media , Boston University, Boston, MA. Public Relations Administrative Specialist , Central Carolina Technical College, Sumter, SC.