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

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.

Survey: Most PR Pros Say that Media Relations is Getting Harder – Here’s What You Can Do About It

PR Expanded

Ned launched “ Job of the Week ” (JOTW) email newsletter in 2001 as a free resource for PR and communications professionals looking for work. By Frank Strong, Founder & President of Sword and the Script Media. Media relations is hard and getting harder.

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Organizations post remembrances on social media for 9/11

PR Daily

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.

America

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

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.

How September 11 Impacted PR and Email Communications

wiredPRworks

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.

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

PR Daily

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

Social PR Chat

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.

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.

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

PRSay

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.

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

PR Daily

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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Notre Dame fire elicits a flood of donations from brands worldwide

PR Daily

Underneath live streams from CBS and others, viewers saw an explainer for the September 11th, 2001, attacks. Its iconic bell towers and central rose window still stand, and even as the world mourns the devastation, philanthropists pledge millions to resurrect the landmark Paris cathedral.

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How Vega Creates Authentic Relationships and Measurable Results with Influencers

GroupHigh

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.

13 steps to stop overworking and start writing

PR Daily

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

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.

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.

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.

The Top 10 PR Tech Vendors by Familiarity and Favorability

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. Press releases are the PR industry’s favorite punching bag.

Whose Ideas are Whose? Protecting IP

PRSay

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

Cision

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.

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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My A List is better than yours

Prakkypedia

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.

In crisis mode, California utility files for bankruptcy

PR Daily

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.

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7 Important Principles Of Media Coverage Every Business Needs To Know

Polaris

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.

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.

Airport’s brand journalism news service takes flight

PR Daily

11, 2001. A once-struggling airport has seen a rebirth. Blue Sky, its news service, reflects the Steel City’s new swagger. Two Boeing jets crash , killing hundreds. A national pilot shortage looms. Drone sightings close London’s Gatwick Airport.

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

wiredPRworks

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.

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.”.

CSR Trends for PR and Media Relations Professionals

Cision

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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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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Ways to Open Dialogue, Ease Tension During Times of Tragedy

PRSay

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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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.

The Top Scariest PR Disasters in Recent History

ISEBOX

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.

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.

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.

5 quotes that highlight the power of storytelling

PR Daily

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.

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.