Perception, Reality, and Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Newspapers and other media have become inured to my frequent “letter to the editor” assaults, most of the time wisely choosing to ignore my comments on ethical misbehavior and/or lack of transparency in governmental or business affairs. If we’re serious, though, about our roles as the conduit between the internal “us” and the external “them,” we have to find a satisfactory middle ground that fosters understanding.

Why and how companies are turning to brand journalism

PR Daily

At the same time, local newspapers are financially struggling, laying off reporters, or closing entirely. Ylisela and Mark Ragan, founder of Chicago-based Ragan Communications , started to teach the concept of brand journalism in 2012.

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United, NYSE offer reassurances after computer issues

PR Daily

The NYSE sent this series of tweets after shutting down: (1 of 3) The issue we are experiencing is an internal technical issue and is not the result of a cyber breach. When the home page was back up, the newspaper’s account tweeted: We're back up—and ready for the Fed! Even with those reassurances, many on Twitter joked that the stock exchange being down seemed similar to a plot point from the 2012 movie “The Dark Knight Rises.”.

PR using owned media for modernised crisis communications rebuttal

Stuart Bruce

At the time there was a much shared rebuttal post on LinkedIn by an Amazon engineering manager and Jeff Bezos circulated an internal memo to employees, which was published by several media outlets (itself a good example of how in today’s porous corporate environment all internal communications is external communications). The apology advert or produce recall advert in the national newspaper. Photo credit: Newspaper Club via Flickr.

How Harry’s very LA relaunch has only just begun

Mark My Words

It was not a hard internal sale. Critics have been at pains to point out that his appointment to the Aspen Institute’s new Commission on Information Disorder, a six-month project that will examine the “modern-day crisis of faith in key institutions” appears somewhat at odds with the Sussexes’ repeated insistence that they do not look at newspapers, magazines or social media. The Telegraph Jobs appear to be like buses for Prince Harry.

Flawed Dot Connecting from Washington Post Correlates Rise of PR to the Fall of Journalism

Ishmael's Corner

Since Craigslist eviscerated the classified ads business in newspapers, journalists have been writing the “poor me” story. In 2012, a continued erosion of news reporting resources converged with growing opportunities for those in politics, government agencies, companies and others to take their messages directly to the public.”. It’s somewhat ironic that this type of promotional splurge would cause a PR intern to be chastised with a “less is more” lecture.

Double-dipping exposes reputation risk in blurred boundaries of PR and journalism

PR Conversations

Not long after contacting the journalist, his network, the agency and some of its clients, Canada’s largest-circulation newspaper reported that the network had suspended the TV anchor. One could hypothesize questions 1 and 2 were debated at both the TV network and the newspaper.). When it comes to reputation, there is little distinction between a real conflict and a perceived one. Op-Ed by Daniel Tisch, APR, FCPRS.

The transition from media to PR: Four former journalists talk about the surprises, struggles and wins

Communications Conversations

Newspapers are cutting staff. KSTP-TV told me in August of 2012 that they weren’t renewing my contract and they would give me a year to find another job. In the course of a day I could be talking to a TV producer in San Antonio and a newspaper reporter in Minneapolis to line up segments and stories. ” The amount of internal planning, which I’m thankful for. The public relations and internal communications team at Life Time is amazing.

Taking the collective temperature of Italian females in PR

PR Conversations

A necessity to acquire proficiency in technical tools—ones previously unused (perhaps unknown) to public relations practitioners—has caused PR women (and men) to cooperate and work with IT and analytics staff; for example, to work together to develop internal communications systems. Possessing at least some basic technical skills has become essential as we work towards maintaining informed, relevant and positive relationships with various stakeholders, both internally and externally.

Double-dipping exposes reputation risk in blurred boundaries of PR and journalism

PR Conversations

Not long after contacting the journalist, his network, the agency and some of its clients, Canada’s largest-circulation newspaper reported that the network had suspended the TV anchor. One could hypothesize questions 1 and 2 were debated at both the TV network and the newspaper.). When it comes to reputation, there is little distinction between a real conflict and a perceived one. Op-Ed by Daniel Tisch, APR, FCPRS.

Duke Energy powers up its new brand journalism site

PR Daily

22, not only dives right into this problem , but also looks at other subjects any newspaper might explore. Upon its merger with Progress Energy in 2012, Duke Energy became the largest electrical utility in the nation, Efthimiou says. An eight-member content and employee communications team produces the site and operates internal storytelling and messaging within Duke Energy.