Yorkville Advisors – Wearing the Cape

Ron 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

Bad Pitch Blog

this were 2001. 2001 blogs HTML Laermer.com 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.


Greenbanana PR

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

PR Daily

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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Don’t Let Breaking News Steal Your PR Thunder

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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.

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.

Pataki, Santorum take different approaches to enter crowded GOP field

PR Daily

11, 2001 attacks. This presidential election season, a handful of candidates are testing the waters of online announcements. Not so for Rick Santorum. The former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania made his announcement Wednesday in a traditional speech on a factory floor in Cabot, Pennsylvania.

4 steps to reduce a hospital social media crisis

PR Daily

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.

Influencer Insights: Media Moves and Intel for June 20

Beyond PR

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.

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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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.

Mister Rogers’ guide to a more neighborly company culture

PR Daily

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.”.

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.

How many of these banned books have you read?

PR Daily

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

PR Daily

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.

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

PR Daily

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.

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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The art of smart thinking in public relations

PR Conversations

I have a copy of a research and evaluation toolkit produced by PRCA, IPR (as was) and PR Week from 1999 (and updated versions from 2001 and 2003).

How to be a PR Rainmaker

Solo PR Pro

Since 2001, successful leaders have used PIE to tackle the world’s important challenges. Tom McMakin. The following is a guest post from Tom McMakin, CEO of Profitable Ideas Exchange (PIE). .

How to Spy on Your Competition & Steal Their Secrets


The rise of the robots has been predicted since we watched HAL in “2001: A Space Odyssey” in what was another world in 1968. This post is an excerpt from the e-book, Listen: 5 Social Audiences Brands Can’t Afford to Ignore.

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Our Industry, Your Answers: Breaking Down the 2018 JOTW Communications Survey

Waxing UnLyrical

For those not familiar, the Job of the Week (JOTW) newsletter is a free newsletter and PR community resource listing a wide variety of corporate communications and PR job openings which has been sent every week from its beginnings in 2001. Guest Post by Scott Kaminski.

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.

Holding women back in PR limits agencies' effectiveness, creativity

PR Daily

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.

7 writing and language sites you should know about

PR Daily

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.

3 former PR pros who made mid-career shifts and lived to talk about it

Communications Conversations

But technically, I left my agency job to go back to grad school in 2001 (the week before Sept. “I’m done with agency life. It’s too many hours, too stressful and I have other things I’d like to do.”

Learn from TED: 4 presentation pitfalls

PR Daily

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.

Amazon promises a fix for Alexa’s creepy laugh

PR Daily

wrote : Many have related the laughter back to a moment in 2001: A Space Odyssey when HAL 9000 acknowledges his murderous intentions and proclaims, “I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.”

6 PR lessons from horror classics

PR Daily

The Others,” 2001). Halloween is nigh and ghouls and goblins are on everyone’s minds. October has seen a variety of new horror fare spook eager audiences in theaters across the country. Smart movie patrons are ahead of the plot and can see what is coming. As a PR and communications professional, can you do the same?

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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.

Conducting historical interviews in a transparent age

PR Conversations

An important link between academia and practice is research. A notable difference is the emphasis within such research on methodological matters.

Two-letter words for SCRABBLE® enthusiasts and PR pros

PR Daily

Or that Scrabble has added nine of them since the 2001 edition of the game? It’s amazing what random knowledge you collect in PR.

How hospital communicators play a vital role in disasters

PR Daily

In an interview with Fortune, DR. Andrew Rhim highlighted theimportance of preparation : MD Anderson was hit really hard in 2001 during Hurricane Allison," he told Fortune in a phone interview. In recent years, monstrous hurricanes have put hospitals on high alert.

4 PR crisis missteps to avoid

PR Daily

GM knew about the faulty switches as early as 2001, during pre-release tests of its Saturn Ion. Managing a public relations crisis feels like piloting an out-of-control plane. You want to minimize the damage, not point the nose toward Earth and push the throttle.

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