Corporate Communications is Taking More PR Work In-House, finds Survey; Media Relations Gets Even Harder

Sword and the Script

Ned launched “ Job of the Week ” (JOTW) email newsletter in 2001 as a free resource for PR and communications professionals looking for work. Corporate communications departments are taking more work in-house.

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Yorkville Advisors – Wearing the Cape

Ronn Torossian

Yorkville is based in New Jersey as a privately-held fund with four funds currently with more than $1 billion in assets, though he began with just one fund in 2001.

Man Bites Dog: Newspapers Outlive Themselves, Blissful Ignorance Becomes Artform

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this were 2001. 2001 blogs HTML New York Times Op-Ed Slow Death of Newspapers Trombones Willful Ignorance News came last week that the Old Grey Lady is starting an Instant Op-Ed feature online.

Organizations post remembrances on social media for 9/11

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11, 2001, are far from forgotten. Many took time to remember what they did that day in 2001: 17 years ago I was in the classroom with my students as we watched reports of what was happening.

How September 11 Impacted PR and Email Communications


September 11, 2001 was a lot like today: sunny, warm, not a cloud in the sky and full of life. On September 9, 2001, we celebrated a child's birthday party. I did get to photograph the cover of the school district's 2001 annual report.

Oxford English Dictionary adds 'meh,' 'fo'shizzle,' 'sext' and more

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2009), photobomb (2008), crowdfund (2008), totes (2005), staycation (2005), and sext (2001). Every year, the Oxford English Dictionary captures headlines by adding some colloquialisms to its digital tome. It’s a great sign of the times and a reminder of what nerds we can be.

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The Top Scariest PR Disasters in Recent History


In 2001, officials from the Czech Republic distributed a report showing that the government enjoys savings from the premature deaths of the actual smokers. Phillip Morris.


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This was my first time in America – United States of… The last time I travelled to the US was in April 2001 when I stayed in New York with my mother to celebrate my 40th birthday. I first went to Ellis Island in New York in 1980. The one place that I really wanted … Continue reading America. Thinking Blogroll Public Relations America Ellis Island Immigration Reflection

Verizon announces ‘seamless’ plan to buy out 10,400 employees

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was slightly down from the previous month, but otherwise as high as it’s been since the Labor Department started collecting data in 2001. Thousands of employees are taking Verizon up on its offer to leave the company.

Sunny?? #SMM Tips and Snapchat Secrets @Pubcon

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JL: Pubcon started as an informal gathering in a pub in London back in 2001. To date, there have been 34 Pubcon Conferences since 2001, with 13 times in Las Vegas. Grab your favorite lenses, filters and start social media snapping.

How Vega Creates Authentic Relationships and Measurable Results with Influencers


Vega’s Approach to Influencer Marketing: Since the company’s conception in 2001, Vega has been committed to building real relationships with consumers and providing their community with clean, plant-based nutrition.

How Earning Your APR Can Help You — and the PR Profession, Too


Earning the APR in 2001 gave me credence in an office of scientists and engineers who had their PEs. All my career I have worked with professionals in science and engineering. It’s likely because I came from an academic background of science.

Buffalo Wild Wings may cut ties with comedian over false 9/11 claims

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We are disappointed to learn of Steve’s misrepresentations regarding the events of September 11, 2001, We are currently re-evaluating our relationship with Steve pending a review of all the facts. You can lie about many things, and many Americans will either forgive you or look the other way.

PR Pro Showcase: Shonali Burke

Rock the Status Quo

One of the most fun “stunts” – if you can call it that – was when I worked on “Singalong Sound of Music” in San Francisco, back in 2001. Photography by Cade Martin.

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Mailchimp unveils funky new branding

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Prior to revealing the new look, Mailchimp’s co-founder and chief executive tweeted: I designed @Mailchimp ’s first Freddie mascot back in 2001. Marketing automation company Mailchimp has a new look—one that embraces the brand’s quirkiness and sass.

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13 steps to stop overworking and start writing

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In a 2001 study titled Feeling Overworked. The mental drain of too many tasks will disrupt your creative flow. Get ample sleep, step away from the computer for a refreshing stroll, and, for Pete’s sake, have some fun. Are you feeling overworked? You may have this feeling about writing itself.

7 writing and language sites you should know about

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View the New York Times website on September 12, 2001, or see what your company’s website looked like in 1998. As a medical writer, I often end up spending more time researching an article than I do writing it. In that research, I often discover new online sites and tools.

Holding women back in PR limits agencies' effectiveness, creativity

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There’s a reason why, in his 2001 autobiography , Bloomberg LP's founder, Mike Bloomberg, admitted that he hoped his competitors practiced discrimination: He believed it gave his firm a competitive edge. The gender gap is affecting the public relations industry.

4 steps to reduce a hospital social media crisis

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The group analyzed more than 50 social media crises since 2001. A report from Altimeter Group says social media crises are on the rise. But with proper preparation, you can avoid them. This is good news for hospital CEOs who view social media as a potential disaster waiting to happen.

In crisis mode, California utility files for bankruptcy

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It sought bankruptcy protection in 2001 after a botched state deregulation of the electricity industry. PG&E says a Chapter 11 filing is ‘the only viable option’ as it faces up to $30 billion in liability claims from the 2017 and 2018 wildfires.

Whose Ideas are Whose? Protecting IP


She served as a director-at-large on the National PRSA Board in 2000 and 2001, is a past president of the OKC Chapter, and is on the ballot to be one of the OKC Chapter’s Assembly Delegates in 2017.

Behind the Headlines with Sharon Hoffman


Jane Pauley anchored it, and the team won an Emmy for Best News Magazine Report of 2001. This past December, CBS Television Distribution named Sharon Hoffman to the role of Executive Producer of Entertainment Tonight and the Insider. Hoffman is a veteran of the industry, previously working as the Executive Producer of Weekend News at CBS, and helping to re-launch CBS this morning back in 2012.

7 Important Principles Of Media Coverage Every Business Needs To Know


In September 2001, I was working on a credit card launch for a Canadian bank. We’ve all seen the power of media coverage to change attitudes, build businesses and bring corporations to their knees.

Don’t Let Breaking News Steal Your PR Thunder

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I seem to recall a major client press event scheduled on October 1, 2001 at the World Trade Center, but even weeks later it was a sad footnote to the larger crisis.). When PR agency professionals plan a product launch or news announcement, we do it with close attention to detail.

PR measurement by valuing intangible assets–brand and reputation

Stuart Bruce

The table below clearly shows for equity analysts the importance of brands in financial decisions and reporting has increased significantly since 2001.

Reflecting on 9/11 Anniversary #NeverForget


On September 9, 2001, we celebrated a child's birthday party. On September 11, 2001, I got up and went through the usual motions of a working mother with three children - ages 12, 9 and 7 - to get off to school. I did get to photograph the cover of the school district's 2001 annual report. In 2001, the theme was "No Place Like Home.". Fifteen years ago, today, we remember to #NeverForget.

New Survey Identifies the Hottest Trends in Corp Comm and PR; Announcing the 2018 JOTW Communications Survey

Sword and the Script

Ned is a retired senior naval officer who launched the “ Job of the Week ” (JOTW) email newsletter in 2001 as a free resource for PR pros looking for work.

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Influencer Insights: Media Moves and Intel for June 20

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Givens has been with “Ed Week” since 2001 when she became the general manager. Today’s public relations professionals need to know not only who is going where, but also how to communicate more effectively with those journalists, bloggers and influencers making moves.

Mister Rogers’ guide to a more neighborly company culture

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The world has changed dramatically since 1968, but the precepts and principles presented in the beloved show —which ran on PBS until 2001—still resonate. This year marks the golden anniversary of the premiere of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”.

CSR Trends for PR and Media Relations Professionals


In 2001, France was one of the first countries to require CSR reporting, though initial compliance was low. While the concepts underlying corporate social responsibility (CSR) are hardly new , our current framework of understanding for CSR in the United States started roughly in the 1950s.

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Ways to Open Dialogue, Ease Tension During Times of Tragedy


In recent years, there have been a string of terrorist attacks that claimed hundreds of innocent lives in America and abroad.

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How many of these banned books have you read?

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For wordsmiths, the idea of banning books might seem offensive. While conducting research for his high-school English class, my son discovered that some of his favorite childhood books were on the Top 10 banned and challenged books list. His incredulous response was: “’Captain Underpants’—really?”.

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6 lessons from the FBI’s chief speechwriter

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Mueller, who was FBI director from 2001 to 2013, had a collaborative style when working with his writers. “If Editor's note: This story is taken from Ragan Communications' distance-learning portal Ragan Training.

Learn from TED: 4 presentation pitfalls

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When Steve Jobs first introduced the original iPod in 2001, he said it was like having 1,000 songs in your pocket. “. There’s nothing more powerful than a TED talk.

5 quotes that highlight the power of storytelling

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Roberts didn’t make it on The New York Times best-seller list until 1991, but then all 68 novels she wrote from 1991 to 2001 reached the same status. The power of narrative isn’t something given to only authors, directors and actors.

My A List is better than yours


Kim Harrison has an excellent list of typical stakeholder categories in Strategic Public Relations – A Guide to Success (2001). What makes an A list? Most of the public would define the “A list” as celebrities and wannabe celebrities.

What Lessons Can Brands Learn From The Brazilian World Cup fail?

Mark My Words

When Germany suffered a crushing defeat at the hand of England in 2001, they went back to the drawing board, re-grouped and re-strategised with their eye towards a fixed target. Truman Capote once said “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavour.” Spare a thought for the poor Brazilian footballers. A mediocre team capsized on an ocean of hype. Into the darkness they go, licking their wounds after one of the greatest sporting humiliations.

Putting PR on the Table for Minority Students


After a lot of persistence, I was offered a PR internship with the San Francisco 49ers during their 2001 summer training camp. PR is a great career field.

Prediction: 50% of media relations positions will be eliminated in 10 years

Communications Conversations

On one hand, I see a lot of people still working in an environment similar to 2001. Now THAT’S a headline, right? Sure, it might seem a little bombastic. But, it’s actually rooted in a number of facts. And that’s exactly what I want to talk about today.

Uber, Sony crises emphasize PR's role in defining values

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Vopper, a 2001 Supreme Court case that ruled in favor of a news outlet that had broadcast an illegally recorded cell phone conversation. A brand''s reputation can rise or fall based on how its managers respond to unplanned events.