Bad Pitch Blog Looks at a Singular Movie Phenomenon Currently Redefining "Hype"

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Down the road Cynthia Nixon will star in a play or do another turn as Eleanor Roosevelt, and an interviewer will ask whether there''s been any talk of the "SATC" sequel (unless, of course, the new film ends with the four leads drowned in the Hudson, which, while unlikely, would certainly prolong the publicity agony), and she''ll parry in a calculated way that possibility has been left open but who knows right.

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How This All Got Started*

Bad Pitch Blog

We were cleaning out the archives and found our back story –- how the Bad Pitch blog was born. Cue squiggly lines and narrator’s voice… - The seeds for the Bad Pitch Blog were planted in 1995 when the book “Toxic Sludge is Good for You,” used some specific events to discredit the entire public relations industry. Dugan began the Strategic Public Relations blog in 2002 and, as a result, was added to electronic media databases.

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Fast Five Q&A with Adweek’s Digital Editor, Brian Morrissey

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As an example, yesterday I wrote two Web news stories, worked on a print feature, shot a video interview and updated Twitter several times. I didn’t get to a blog post I meant to do. And to sum up this post the Bad Pitch Blog will note that with things moving this fast, if you''re not making a reporter’s life easier you''re just making it harder. Anyone following Brian Morrissey on Twitter may assume he hates PR people. I’m here to tell you he doesn’t. He does hate PR spam.

Old Journalism’s Demise.Good News For Us!

Bad Pitch Blog

On the other end of the spectrum, blogs, podcasts, push/pull e-newsletters and every kind of live streaming service cover what is fascinating to its "participants," and that''s much more beguiling than hearing the same found-everywhere repeats. The old fogeys who can''t figure why a blog post is better than a few words in the Atlanta Journal are going to have the point proven expediently.

Why Do PR People Bother With Insolent Clients? I Mean, Really

Bad Pitch Blog

If you are on a top-notch blog or even in the (*ugh) newspaper, you need to DO something with it, send it to folks with a “I’m sure you saw this” note or post it everywhre. One dude (also young) was interviewed for a major print magazine and at the end said, with me on the line: “So is this for the magazine?” I know what you’re thinking: Here he goes, another high-powered PR exec complaining about crappy customers. Guess what? That’s what this is.

Visit the Newseum, Read Alltop, Tell Stories, Vet News and Huff the Po(st) | Fast Five | 04.27.08

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We interviewed Andrew and are preparing another post exploring the service further. Until then, check out the Newsvetter blog. 5) Laermer on HuffPo The Bad Pitch’s own Richard Laermer is now blogging at The Huffington Post. Newseum #3 uploaded by andertho tags | public relations | PR | media relations | media | good pitch | bad pitch | bad pitch blog

Ex-Reporter Needs a Bit (Nay, a Ton) of Clarity

Bad Pitch Blog

The other thing a good PR person can do is coach you before you have that interview so that you don''t say anything disastrous. It can be very hard to learn to discipline yourself not to say sarcastic or potentially damaging things off the cuff in an interview, which will make you look awful when printed out of context or without your humorous vocal inflection. You will give the news orally in your interview. Good Day, all.

AirPR Interview Series: Emmy Award Winning Journalist & PR Pro Mika Stambaugh

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She won an Emmy in 2008 as a Field Producer at CBS 2 News Chicago and then became spokesperson for the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection in 2014 where she spearheaded the communication strategy for several high profile policies such as: house sharing ordinance (Airbnb); rideshare entering the Chicago marketplace (Uber and Lyft); Chicago’s minimum wage increase; amended tobacco and liquor laws; and more than 60 consumer protection campaigns.

PR Interviews: Michael White Lansons

Norton's Notes

I have been interviewing PR practitioners from all over the world as part of my interview series called 20:20 Vision. The concept of these interviews is that I ask each practitioner 20 questions about themselves and they give us a brief glimpse into their working lives and what makes them tick. My first interview was with Arik C. Tell me one interesting fact about you that you have never revealed on your blog?

The sunsetting of one of Minnesota’s most successful all-time blogs–the MN PR Blog

Communications Conversations

If you’ve worked in the PR industry in the Twin Cities for any length of time, you’ve probably heard about or visited, the MN PR Blog. In fact, to my knowledge, the MN PR Blog was one of the first PR blogs in the entire country!

SHIFTxSW: Interview with Hugh Forrest, Director of SXSW Interactive

Shift Communications

To kick off SHIFT’s inaugural SHIFTxSW blog series, we chatted with the instrumental Austin-native who set the Live Music Capital of the World on a path to tech domination. The onstage marriage proposal at the Frank Warren keynote at SXSW 2008: SHIFT: With all of the content and media that is generated coming out of Interactive, how does your team manage all the media requests that come in now that the conference has grown so large? Events interview SXSW

Meet the Media: Sean O’Kane, Senior Reporter at The Verge

Bianchi Biz Blog

I got a journalism degree in college but I graduated in 2008 — not the greatest time to try to find a writing job in the media industry in New York City. Meet the Media media interviews Media relations meet the media public realtions reporter technology transportation

Conducting historical interviews in a transparent age

PR Conversations

My primary method of research was a series in-depth, oral history interviews with UK-based PR practitioners who have 10-20 years experience in the occupation. As my paper will be included in the IHPRC proceedings in due course, I am not going to explain my research philosophy or go into further detail of the methodology and resulting arguments in this blog post. when conducting oral history interviews. An important link between academia and practice is research.

Conducting historical interviews in a transparent age

PR Conversations

My primary method of research was a series in-depth, oral history interviews with UK-based PR practitioners who have 10-20 years experience in the occupation. As my paper will be included in the IHPRC proceedings in due course, I am not going to explain my research philosophy or go into further detail of the methodology and resulting arguments in this blog post. when conducting oral history interviews. An important link between academia and practice is research.

Study: Big Companies Lag at Blogging, Social Media

Sword and the Script

The study, an annual affair every year since 2008, was published this past August. I’ve read and blogged about previous reports produced by the UMASS Center for Marketing Research for several years now. Blogs as a tool of corporate influence is flat to declining. . The word “blog” is an unfortunate phrase that people in suits equate to a journal their 13-year-old pens from a tablet in the basement when they are grounded.

Conducting historical interviews in a transparent age

PR Conversations

My primary method of research was a series in-depth, oral history interviews with UK-based PR practitioners who have 10-20 years experience in the occupation. As my paper will be included in the IHPRC proceedings in due course, I am not going to explain my research philosophy or go into further detail of the methodology and resulting arguments in this blog post. This begins the process of creating the interviewer-interviewee relationship.

Meet the Media: Erin Pustay Beaven, Managing Editor at Rubber & Plastics News

Bianchi Biz Blog

Ohio was a key swing state in 2008, so both candidates—Barack Obama and John McCain—spent time stumping here. Meet the Media Uncategorized journalist media interviews Media relations meet the media Public relations reporter

In Atlanta, this Humble PR Blog is now a PR Firm

Sword and the Script

This blog I created about seven years ago is now a business – introducing Sword and the Script Media , LLC. While this site is currently undergoing a technology and copy overhaul that is far from complete – rest assured the blog and its useful content will continue to be front and center. But it’s highly competitive and it’s gotten tighter every year since the financial crisis of 2008. Seven years I’ve put into this blog.

Barry Moltz on ChangeMasters, Small Business and Social Media

wiredPRworks

” In the latest episode of “ Growing Social Now ,” I interviewed Barry about his book, social media, and the challenges small businesses are facing. With future vision, Barbara began publishing her top-ranked blog, wiredPRworks, in 2006.

Communicating with Creativity not C.R.A.P. with Beth Nyland on Growing Social Now with Barbara Rozgonyi

wiredPRworks

This was an interview I was so looking forward to – after all, Beth and I go way, way, way back to the early days when corporate communications was just making the transition to the first evolution of social media: the intranet.

Podcasting 2.0 & Web 3.0 with Jennifer Navarrete on Growing Social Now

wiredPRworks

Produced for both aspiring and recognized digital thought leaders, this show focuses on how social media contributes to creating and sustaining business, Barbara interviews friends in high places. With future vision, Barbara began publishing her top-ranked blog, wiredPRworks, in 2006.

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What Are the New Rules of Marketing and PR?

wiredPRworks

In 2007, David mentioned my fledgling blog wiredPRworks in his book, “ The New Rules of Marketing and PR.”. In 2008, Barbara and David met IRL in Chicago when he offered a free ticket to a conference on twitter. Have you ever read a book that completely changed your life?

Clutch Names Tribe Builder a Top Advertising and Marketing Agency!

Tribe Builder Media

Clutch analysts interview prior clients of service providers over the phone. We are also featured on The Manifest’s company list blog , a sister platform of Clutch that provides business news and how-to guides for businesses. We could not have received this award without them and all the other clients we’ve served since 2008. We keep up with the times in our blog and look forward to hearing from you about a future partnership to achieve your PR goals!

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Clutch Names Tribe Builder a Top Advertising and Marketing Agency!

Tribe Builder Media

Clutch analysts interview prior clients of service providers over the phone. We are also featured on The Manifest’s company list blog , a sister platform of Clutch that provides business news and how-to guides for businesses. We could not have received this award without them and all the other clients we’ve served since 2008. We keep up with the times in our blog and look forward to hearing from you about a future partnership to achieve your PR goals!

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Is Good Health the Key to Success in Life and Business?

wiredPRworks

Let’s find out in the latest episode of Growing Social Now as Barbara Rozgonyi interviews her friend, and wellness expert, Shawna Coronado. Tune in for a spicy interview that will perk up your wellness – and your business – with tips and strategies from a master marketer!

How Can Financial Services Organizations Use Social Media?

wiredPRworks

Listen in as Barbara Rozgonyi interviews Chris McGuire about what’s working for his company’s financial services clients. Financial Services Organizations Social Media Interview Key Points. With future vision, Barbara began publishing her top-ranked blog, wiredPRworks, in 2006.

4 reasons you should ditch the word ‘excited’

PR Daily

In a radio or TV interview, a spokesperson starts off by telling everyone how “excited” they are. The best interviews sound like a conversation, and spokespeople should try to use the same language they would use if they were talking to a friend or family member. So, don’t do it in your press interview. Another significant issue with spokespeople telling everyone how “excited” they are is that it can make interviews sound scripted.

Running Corporate Communications and Social Media

wiredPRworks

Produced for both aspiring and recognized digital thought leaders, this show focuses on how social media contributes to creating and sustaining business, Barbara interviews friends in high places. With future vision, Barbara began publishing her top-ranked blog, wiredPRworks, in 2006.

How to Perfect Audio: Social, Live and Virtual with Ted Gregorek

wiredPRworks

Produced for both aspiring and recognized digital thought leaders, this show focuses on how social media contributes to creating and sustaining business, Barbara interviews friends in high places. With future vision, Barbara began publishing her top-ranked blog, wiredPRworks, in 2006.

Barbara Rozgonyi Talks 2022 Sales Success Strategies on The Rainmaking Podcast with Scott Love

wiredPRworks

Scott Love, host of The Rainmaking Podcast, interviews Barbara Rozgonyi, host of Growing Social Now. Thanks so much to Scott for this interview about how to crush sales quotas in 2022. With future vision, Barbara began publishing her top-ranked blog, wiredPRworks, in 2006.

Yorkshire’s Top 20 Bloggers

Norton's Notes

If you read my blog regularly you will know that I do like to share any blogger lists we have created in my PR Agency Prohibition , because they do take time to create, and I believe it helps other to save time to find the best writers. I also love meeting and speaking to good writers from the best region in the country so today I have created a list of my top 20 Yorkshire blogs. Author of “500 beers” and British Guild of Beer writers’ writer of the year in 2008.

How to Get On in New Communications: Be Nice

ZudePR

Your blog is just not working and you’re wondering why. And they all blog. His personal blog is PR Studies and he edits a magazine called Behind the Spin. Author of 27 Blogging from Paradise books. Another example is the benefit of ‘free learning’ I receive while doing the thought leader interviews for my weekly PR podcast. Michael blogs at B2B Marketing Insider. He blogs at his site Blogging Wizard.

4 reasons you should ditch the word ?excited?

PR Daily

In a radio or TV interview, a spokesperson starts off by telling everyone how “excited” they are. The best interviews sound like a conversation, and spokespeople should try to use the same language they would use if they were talking to a friend or family member. So, don’t do it in your press interview. Another significant issue with spokespeople telling everyone how “excited” they are is that it can make interviews sound scripted. We’ve heard it before.

5 nightmares that haunt PR pros

PR Daily

These days, there are whole blogs and columns dedicated to bad PR pitches, so there’s plenty of fodder to learn from, yet PR pros are still making headlines for all the wrong reasons. In 2008, I was learning the ins and outs of interacting with journalists on the relatively new Twitter platform. On a day of extreme market highs and lows, as I had just secured an elusive interview with a former reporter for The Wall Street Journal.

5 Proven Ways PR can Develop Client Media References in B2B Organizations

Sword and the Script

People are afraid, for example, and many corporate clients have policies that prohibit such interviews without a permission slip. 1) Soft interviews on your company blog. Ask your customers for interviews on your corporate blog – soft interviews. The caveat is, you’ve got to have a blog with a history of content your customers won’t be embarrassed to be associated with.

The PR Pro’s Guide to Podcasting

Cision

Now, nearly twice as many Americans listen to a podcast monthly than in 2008. Obviously, podcasts are popular, but so are blogs. Will you have an interview format or a monologue format? Interview style podcasts allow you to rotate guests on your show, including internal thought leaders or well-respected industry analysts. An interview format gives listeners a break from one voice.

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Behind the Headlines With Kim Spear

Cision

Kim Spear, director at Newgate Communications, has helped her clients build brands in China and also worked with sponsors during the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In this interview, she discusses what it’s like to work in PR in Asia, what it takes to build a successful brand and how to stay on top of an ever-evolving industry. What was it like to work with sponsors during the 2008 Beijing Olympics? The basic principles of PR remain the same around the world.

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Behind the Headlines with Jamilah Lemieux

Cision

In this interview, Jamilah discusses the most gratifying moments of the communications field, how members of the media can shape important conversations, and strategies to approach breaking news in an honest and insightful manner. I started a blog my senior year in college, after years of being told, “You should be a writer,” but not having much interest in writing. I had a blog before many of my peers, I joined Twitter in 2008—before most folks.

Why PR pros should wait to start their own firm

PR Daily

during the 2008 recession, I decided I should take this growing a PR firm thing seriously. Learn how to interview, hire and lead a team. the Spin Sucks blog. I never intended to build a PR firm. I was most certainly on the partner track. I wanted my new business commission and my year-end bonus and my BMW. It never occurred to me to do those things for myself. More than a decade ago, during a dinner with a client, the topic of starting a PR firm came up.

Why media relations is paramount to academic institutions

PR Daily

They have enough to do, so why spend time preparing for an interview only to risk having a brief sound bite included—or, worse, being excluded altogether? She arrived in the United States from Spain in 2008 with no previous media experience. Gonzalez began giving interviews to local media members, eventually becoming a sought-out commentator on important macro-economic issues for outlets such as Wall Street Journal , The New York Times , Reuters , Fortune , Forbes , CNN and NPR.