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.

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

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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). .

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.

Why I’m Focusing on Blockchain Applications for PR

Where the Fishermen Ain't

In August 2001, I started blogging and writing about these and other developments. I Suspect That Public Relations Largely Dismisses Blockchain Technology Because of Its Strong Association with Bitcoin. This is a Mistake.

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.

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.

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.

6 Ways Women Can Thrive in the PR Industry

PR in Your Pajamas

We’ve been connecting aspiring business students to their ideal schools since 2001. Today’s guest post talks about the increasingly large role of women in the PR industry. But we can do so much more in terms of influence and impact. Read on to learn the six essential qualities we need to thrive and succeed. Elena. When it comes to sheer volume, women dominate the PR industry.

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.

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.

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.”.

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.

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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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.

How to Spy on Your Competition & Steal Their Secrets

Cision

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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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?”.

Local 60

Putting PR on the Table for Minority Students

PRSay

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

Paying for the destruction of public relations

PR Conversations

In 2001, a British installation artist, Michael Landy, won a commission for his work, Break Down, that involved the destruction of all his possessions as a reaction to the consumerist society.

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.

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.

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.

The 5Ps of Marketing Artificial Intelligence

PR 20/20

They may not be intelligent and self-aware like Hal 9000 (Heuristically programmed ALgorithmic computer), the machine from the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), but algorithms can evolve. This post originally appeared on the Marketing Artificial Intelligence Institute's blog.

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Instagram Is the Rihanna of Social Networks

Cision

” – Bono, The Guardian UK, 2001. Grantland ran an interesting piece about U2 recently , describing an existential crisis of sorts. On the one hand, U2 is extraordinarily popular.