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. Okay, Yorkville Advisors LLC and its founder/CEO Mark Anthony Angelo don’t actually have the superhero cape, but when it comes to working with public equities and providing private investment funds … well, you could say it’s their super power.

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. This new technology will "allow the paper''s Web site to post immediate expert viewpoints on breaking news," said Editorial Page Editor Andrew Rosenthal. Thank you, New York Times. I am now completely keyed in to why your stock has dropped so heavily. I mean, golly, imagine.

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Guarisco Group’s Wendy Guarisco: ‘We’re still here’

PR Daily

Her team has been virtual since 2001, and so perhaps she was more prepared than some to weather the shocks of COVID-19. My company has been virtual since 2001 so that was one pivot we didn’t have to make last year.

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Career guidance for aspiring communication pros in 2020

PR Daily

While in college in 2001, I volunteered as a communications specialist for the local Red Cross chapter following the aftermath of 9/11. Learn to network, invest in yourself, and craft a five-year plan. Above all, don’t give up.

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. Major League Baseball shared on Facebook footage from the 2001 postseason, part of which was played in New York: Other sports teams also shared images: Some asked for people to share their remembrances with a specific hashtag: Love.

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

12 examples of pandemics and epidemics in fiction and literature

PR Daily

The Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague” (2001). Looking for an elevated frame for our current health crisis? Here are some examples of great writers tackling the human issues around disease and loss.

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. There’s no slick announcement video on Santorum’s website, only an embedded C-Span player. with coverage of the speech at the factory.

4 steps to reduce a hospital social media crisis

PR Daily

The group analyzed more than 50 social media crises since 2001. Is your social media policy easy to understand? 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 report lists what organizations—including hospitals—can do to prepare.

Public Relations and COVID-19: Studies Surface Challenges, Changes and Optimism  

Sword and the Script

For example, I was part of the B2B technology PR community in 2001, and it was decimated when the so-called tech bubble burst.

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Meltwater Quietly Goes IPO [PR Tech Sum]

Sword and the Script

However, the exchange posted an announcement and YouTube video , which contained some interesting facts: Jørn Lyseggen founded Meltwater “in shack number 15 on Tjuvholmen, Oslo in 2001.”.

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. As the OED reminds us, some recent entries include. jeggings. Slang such as “ meh ” and “ fo’shizzle ” were also added to the more than 500 new terms to this year’s edition.

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In Memoriam: Isobel Parke, APR, Fellow PRSA

PRSay

She was married to Patrick Jackson , a past PRSA president and PR leader who passed away in 2001. Isobel Parke, APR, Fellow PRSA, a longtime PRSA member and leader, died on Feb. She was 93. Parke’s distinguished PRSA service included her role as secretary on the Board of Directors.

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. If you don’t know Shonali, she is a PR consultant and incredible PR educator on the faculty of The Johns Hopkins University ( she teaches at Rutgers University, too! ).

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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. 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.".

Richard Edelman on trust in 2020: ‘Make it happen’

PR Daily

It’s been 20 years since Edelman launched its Trust Barometer in 2001. The CEO shared insights into his agency’s annual Trust Barometer for a room full of executives and communicators in Chicago. His main message: It’s time for business leaders to step up.

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Remembering D. Parke Gibson, a Passionate Advocate for Race Relations and Public Relations

PRSay

Williams, a 2001 recipient of the D. The following article first appeared in the February 2008 issue of PR Tactics. We are republishing the article here in honor of Black History Month. Established in 1990, the D.

A Brand Is a Business Risk to be Understood and Managed; Off Script No. 40: Brianna Carroll Boyle

Sword and the Script

When I got out of school in 2001, for instance, few of my clients cared about mentions in online outlets. Cybersecurity professionals will tell you that the risks associated with a cyber incident go beyond the direct loss of data. It can involve the cost of an investigation into what happened, remediation, legal fees, and regulatory fines, among others. This also brings indirect costs.

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. For his part, Rannazzisi tweeted the following apology: After I moved with my wife to Los Angeles from New York City in 2001 shortly after 9/11, I told people that I was in one of the World Trade.

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. It’s that time of year for #SMM at Pubcon SFIMA Summit 2017 on February 21-22 at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. Here you will find some of my favorite Snapchat PR Secrets, the Social Media Marketing Masters Training Workshop and more.

6 ways to ensure your message on COVID-19 is relevant

PR Daily

Their 2001 article “ Risk communication: Evolution and Revolution ” is a useful read for communications professionals at this time. Make sure your voice isn’t muddying the waters around COVID-19 and your channels are helping to share crucial, accurate information.

Takeaways from Marriott’s emotional CEO video

PR Daily

11, 2001, and the financial crash of 2008, combined. The hotel chain’s chief Arne Sorenson looked right into the camera to deliver his regrets and sympathy for team members affected by the COVID-19 crisis. When delivering bad news, it’s essential to tell it straight.

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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. The buyouts, which were announced on Monday, represent roughly 7 percent of Verizon’s workforce. The company first announced the plan to decrease its staff members to help the company’s foray into 5G.

Remote lawmaking changes the game for public affairs pros

PR Daily

11, 2001, attacks and generations of agitators for institutional change never could: untethering Congress from its mandate to come together physically. With some lawmakers now voting remotely due to COVID-19 measures, even greater attention must be paid to local media outlets.

How PR pros should prepare for a year of change

PR Daily

Who could have predicted in early 2001 the way social media would change how we consume information? Our PR industry never stays the same for long. Here’s how our Advisory Board suggests you invest in yourself to reap the rewards of the dynamic year ahead.

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.

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. In this week’s post, I share some lesser-known online resources that can help make your writing, editing and researching tasks easier. Plainlanguage.gov.

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. On Wednesday, the MSLGGroup—the world’s fifth-largest public relations agency—agreed to a $2.9 million settlement in a lawsuit in which more than 100 staffers alleged that the company had practiced gender discrimination.

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?”. Yes, “Captain Underpants” is on the book of banned books.

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Learning From Past Crises to Navigate Post-COVID-19

Reputation Us

My recent crisis experiences include the 1992 riots in Los Angeles, when I was working at an NPR station in Southern California, and the 9-11 attacks in 2001, when I was representing the airline industry with public relations firm Webber Shandwick. From the Credit Union Times. May 11, 2020.

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. GroupHigh’s Learn From the Best Expert Series: Learn from the best explores how today’s best marketers and companies operate blogger programs and build relationships with influencers.

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 report lists what organizations—including hospitals—can do to prepare.

PR measurement by valuing intangible assets–brand and reputation

Stuart Bruce

This year’s GIFT report does show that the situation is improving as the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising recommissioned a survey of equity analysts originally undertaken in 2001 to analyse if opinions over the impact of brands has changed and whether intangible assets should be included in annual reports. The table below clearly shows for equity analysts the importance of brands in financial decisions and reporting has increased significantly since 2001.

Maxim Behar: Novinite.com is a One-of-a-kind Media Phenomenon

Maxim Behar

What are your memories of March 12, 2001, your launch day? How has it changed from 2001 onwards?

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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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. A few years ago, a media frenzy surrounded Royal Bank of Canada’s (RBC) plans to use foreign workers to replace 45 people in their IT department. It started when one of the displaced employees went to the media to tell his side of the story.

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.

The crisis gets personal

Stephen Waddington

Ritson is bullish citing the recovery of the livestock industry in aftermath of mad cow disease or Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) crisis in 1996 and Foot and Mouth disease in 2001. Domestic disputes, worklife chaos, hyper connectivity fatigue and planning for Q4 2020 and 2021.

Notified by Intrado is a Promising PR Software Tool that Supports 5 Central Duties in Public Relations [PR Tech Briefing]

Sword and the Script

The presenter used Shake Shack (NYSE: SHAK), a popular fast-casual restaurant, that started out as a hotdog cart in Madison Square Park in 2001 and went IPO in 2015, as an object of the demo. Few in PR had ever heard or Notified or its parent company.

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. They’re the in-crowd who get invited to glitzy launches, wear the latest fashions, walk the red carpet and appear in the social pages. But like so much in the PR world, there’s more to an A list than meets the eye.