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Public affairs vs. public relations: What is the difference?

PR Daily

People often struggle with the difference between public affairs and public relations, yet distinguishing the two can be crucial to an organization’s efficiency. Both qualify in building relationships with the public and implementing strategies and campaigns, but their methods and goals differ. Public affairs relates to matters that concern the public directly. PR is often regarded as an extension of the advertising department.

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Controlled Chaos: 86 Comms Pros Explain How Communications Work Has Changed

Sword and the Script

More and more, I see comms positions advertised as comms + (fundraising, design, content development, etc.”. considering international relations, have caused Communications professionals to be evermore careful with comms content. More internal comms. More internal comms.

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Why can’t employee communications be exciting?

PR Daily

PepsiCo Foods’ Joan Cetera chips away at outdated notions of internal comms. From disseminating information on availability of PPE and hand sanitizers to office closings and virtual town halls, Cetera and her team have produced an unprecedented amount of internal and external content.

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‘A threat to the whole world’: CEO of Ukrainian PR firm fights on the front lines

PR Daily

In July, after four months of war, I was assigned to the Public Affairs Unit of the Command of Territorial Defense Forces in Kyiv. We report directly to the chief of staff and chief commanders of the Territorial Defense Forces, who are very involved with the publicity efforts.

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List of winners: PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards

PR Daily

Winner: Gillian Small Public Relations: TWIX® Shakers Seasoning Blend Launches with Viral Chicken Wings Recipe. Honorable mentions: Marsha Archer: M-Squared Public Relations. Tommaso Di Giovanni: Philip Morris International. UScellular: Cause Marketing & Community Relations.

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Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards finalists

PR Daily

Community Engagement. National Internal Medicine Day, American College of Physicians. HOAresources, Community Associations Institute and Revmade. Forever Global Rally 2019, Forever Living Products International. Social Influencer Program, American Public University System.

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Mars Wrigley’s Allyson Park shares top skills for rising comms pros

PR Daily

I believe careers are a bit like a chess game,” Allyson Park, global vice president of corporate affairs for Mars Wrigley, shared in an interview with our DePaul University graduate class. The global vice president and mother offers advice for aspiring leaders to build their careers.

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Announcing PR Daily’s 2021 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards finalists

PR Daily

Community Engagement. ColinKurtis Advertising: The Great Escape Giveaway. RIESTER Public Affairs: Cancer Buzz Podcast. RIESTER Public Affairs: Public Health Review Podcast. Public Affairs Campaign. Public Relations Campaign.

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Exploring the modern corporate communication function

Stephen Waddington

The Institute for Public Relations and PR NEWS have published a study of corporate communication teams and their contribution to organisations. The corporate communication or public relations function is underserved an area of study, in contrast with other areas of management.

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Ragan celebrates its Top Women in Communications honorees for 2022 in NYC

PR Daily

Ria Carlson brings more than 20 years of experience as a top communications officer at publicly traded corporations to her work in higher education. Judy Clayton Sanchez, Senior Director Corporate Communications & Public Affairs, U.S. Community Givers.

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Announcing PR Daily’s 2018 Nonprofit PR Awards finalists

PR Daily

The Cura Foundation’s Unite to Cure, the 4th International Vatican Conference, The Cura Foundation and Allison+Partners. Community-Nonprofit Partnership. The Great Summer Dish, Atlanta Community Food Bank. Graeter’s Cones for the Cure, RMD Advertising with Graeter’s Ice Cream. Graeter’s Chunky Chunky Hippo, RMD Advertising with Graeter’s Ice Cream. Second Chance Lemonade Stand, Compassion International. Print Publication.

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Top Women in Communications honorees for 2022 announced by Ragan, PR Daily

PR Daily

Honorees include PR and communications veterans, rising stars of the profession, mentors and superstars that hold the community together. Ria Carlson brings more than 20 years of experience as a top communications officer at publicly traded corporations to her work in higher education.

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Communications Week welcomes comms leaders to 2022 Advisory Board

PR Daily

A former journalist, Schwartz is a frequent guest lecturer at universities nationwide and a board member of the Institute for Public Relations. Andrew Bowins, SVP of Communications & Public Affairs, Entertainment Software Association.

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Ragan and PR Daily honor the 2021 top women in communications

PR Daily

The list of honorees includes leaders in the profession who are working to build bridges and support communities, mentor young pros and champion DE&I, as well as facilitate innovation and trust. Community Giver’ – Niki Lim, Director of Business Development, Big Communications.

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Communications Week welcomes comms leaders to advisory board

PR Daily

She is a former national president of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and is a social media co-chair for the PRSA Technology Section. Andrew Bowins, SVP of Communications & Public Affairs, Entertainment Software Association.

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13 Fortunate Truths about PR

PR Matters

Because reputation impacts―and is influenced by―many different factors, PR’s relationship-building must be multiple, inclusive and comprehensive [ Tweet Quote ] These include―but are not limited to―the media, employees, communities (on and offline), customers, investors, potential clients, government bodies, and institutions. As with marketing and advertising, PR can help promote a service, product or brand.

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13 Truths About PR ? How Many Do You Believe In?

PR Matters

Because reputation impacts―and is influenced by―many different factors, PR’s relationship-building must be multiple, inclusive and comprehensive [ Tweet Quote ] These include―but are not limited to―the media, employees, communities (on and offline), customers, investors, potential clients, government bodies, and institutions. As with marketing and advertising, PR can help promote a service, product or brand.

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Ragan honors the 2022 PR Daily Awards in New York City: list of winners

PR Daily

We celebrate the campaigns, content, people and teams that helped organizations and clients alike tell timely stories and create meaningful messages during international crises, domestic disasters and everything in between. Community Engagement Campaign. Community Relations Campaign.

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Ragan’s PR Daily Awards finalists announced

PR Daily

During another year of consistent surprise and endless news cycles, public relations professionals were once again central to engaging audiences through all the noise. Philip Morris International (PMI): United to Safeguard America from Illegal Trade (USA-IT). Public Affairs Campaign.

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Why and how companies are turning to brand journalism

PR Daily

TAP , the digital publication produced by a team at Denver Water, did. “I I get what you are saying,” wrote Steve Snyder, the public utility’s head of communications, in an open letter to Jay-Z. We can do it through advertising, but I didn’t think it was appropriate.

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New federal audit probes ‘PR and propaganda’ spending

PR Daily

The agency—which operates within the Department of Health and Human Services— has raised red flags about the amount of taxpayer dollars the government shells out for “PR, advertising and propaganda.” (Yes, Last fall, The Washington Post revealed SAMHSA’s hiring of Edelman: In mid-September, public relations firm Edelman sent an e-mail to a few reporters on behalf of an unnamed federal agency asking for insights on helping “refine their agency messaging.”

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How PR pros see 2021 as a year of opportunity for DE&I

PR Daily

Rachel Noerdlinger, managing director at Mercury Public Affairs , offers “equity” as an example of a word that must be clearly defined to ensure progress in the workplace. And how are you doing things internally, not just externally?”. The internal work is harder.

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Promoting public relations: Public Relations Council of India keynote speech

Stephen Waddington

This is a keynote speach that I gave this morning at a meeting of the Public Relations Council of India to celebrate World PR Day. It’s a great honour to have the opportunity to join this meeting of the Public Relations Council of India this morning.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

This statistic isn’t difficult to believe if you network in public relations and marketing circles. If you’re interested in continuing your career with a boutique PR agency, consider this week’s featured job: PR specialist at C Squared Advertising. See what else we have in this week’s openings: Internal communications manager. Public relations manager—Black Frame (New York). Creative services manager—Make-A-Wish International (Arizona).

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Who Can Be a Solo PR Pro Now?

Solo PR Pro

Community relations. Direct advertising. Internal communications. Public affairs. Some have local practices and others are international. We have changed too, expanding from a blog to a popular twitter chat to an international membership organization. What has remained the same is the camaraderie and support of the Solo PR Pro community. Getting Started independent pr professionals public relations consultant solo pr pro solo pr pros

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Bureau of Labor Statistics , the PR industry will keep pace with the rest of the economy for overall job creation, but it will still be a struggle to find your place in the industry: The need for organizations to maintain their public image will continue to drive employment growth. Candidates can expect strong competition for jobs at advertising and public relations firms and organizations with large media exposure. International PR coordinator—A+E Networks, New York.

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Promoting public relations: Public Relations Council of India keynote speech

Wadds Inc.

This is a keynote speech that I gave this morning at a meeting of the Public Relations Council of India to celebrate World PR Day. It’s a great honour to have the opportunity to join this meeting of the Public Relations Council of India this morning.

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Going Beyond Media Relations: Other Services Solo PR Pros Can Offer

Solo PR Pro

A big misconception about public relations is that the only thing PR pros do is media relations. One of the coolest things about working in public relations is that the industry is constantly evolving, and there are many opportunities to utilize different skill sets when working with clients.

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Announcing PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists

PR Daily

Carbon Engineering, Yulu Public Relations and Carbon Engineering. Government or Public Affairs Media Relations Campaign. Pepperoni Pucker, BML Public Relations with Villa Italian Kitchen. Pizza Bouquet, BML Public Relations with Villa Italian Kitchen. Susan Davis International. James Avery Christmas Influencer Campaign, Citrus Advertising and Moroch Partners with James Avery Artisan Jewelry. Operation Varsity Blues, Asylum Public Relations.

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For PR Agencies, Does Cannes Really Matter?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity – the Oscars of the advertising business – was held last week, and apparently it was a big disappointment for the public relations industry, which won fewer awards than in previous years. It’s also worth noting that, while PR agencies took home fewer honors this year, public relations as a category is stronger than ever. Cannes used to be called the “Festival of Advertising.”

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Marriott, Norwegian Air and more announce layoffs; Target, other chains offer special hours for at-risk shoppers, and EU asks Netflix to slow streaming

PR Daily

Beginning March 16, 2020, 3BL Media will waive fees to use CSRwire for public service, non-commercial press releases that are contributing to the COVID-19 response. Marriott International said it is furloughing tens of thousands of its workers, some who will be laid off.

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Readers share which Disney character most resembles their approach to work

PR Daily

First place: Katie Coleman, director of communications and public affairs at Nevada Rural Housing Authority: Mrs. Potato Head. We’re tackling media engagement, public outreach, social, digital, paid advertising, internal comms.,

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#20: Building the bridge between infrastructure and data-driven media intelligence

NewsWhip

Infrastructure is a pillar of today’s society but it is also a major topic at the center of policy and public debate. Brett: So, I guess is that, when we chatted before, I mean, that’s really the definition of a data-driven public affairs agency, correct?

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Brands can no longer be neutral

PR Daily

Pick almost any public affairs issue out of a hat and Richard Levick will not only share his unvarnished opinion but he will back it up with a passionate accounting of historical truths that make the listener a true believer.

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Contemplating selfie disruptions in historical and modern-day PR

PR Conversations

“If I were Bernays, as a sign of self expression, I would dedicate my creative genius to adapt (or adopt) the ‘selfie’ idea for a public relations program dedicated to individual emancipation.” “If I were Bernays, as a sign of self-expression, I would dedicate my creative genius to adapt (or adopt) the ‘selfie’ idea for a public relations program dedicated to individual emancipation in order to bypass the manipulative toxic media environment in which we are immersed.”

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PR Rock Stars (of the future): 19 new college grads ready to take over the world

Communications Conversations

She is editor-in-chief of The Winonan , WSU’s campus newspaper; she is president of the WSU Public Relations Student Society of America chapter; and she is executive director of the WSU St. She graduates this spring summa cum laude , and has already secured a position as an account executive intern at Skyya Communications in New York City. She combines her Public Relations major and Psychology major well, working campus jobs that tap into both areas of expertise.

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Dogs drive online engagement for UPS, Girl Scouts offer cookies with a message, and Facebook defends stance on political ads

PR Daily

The accounts’ continued high engagement numbers attest to the power of employee ambassadors and organically grown online communities. for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ].

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Contemplating selfie disruptions in historical and modern-day PR

PR Conversations

“If I were Bernays, as a sign of self expression, I would dedicate my creative genius to adapt (or adopt) the ‘selfie’ idea for a public relations program dedicated to individual emancipation.” “If I were Bernays, as a sign of self-expression, I would dedicate my creative genius to adapt (or adopt) the ‘selfie’ idea for a public relations program dedicated to individual emancipation in order to bypass the manipulative toxic media environment in which we are immersed.”

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Practical perspective of PR management

PR Conversations

My friends know that I work in public relations. Public relations professional strives to create a positive reputation for his/her client with the help of information materials. In this case, PR manager plans and runs advertising campaigns. They identify relevant publicity opportunities, organize interviews, land speaking engagements for CEOs. This approach allows public relations pros to voice corporate messages and win brand mentions without being intrusive.

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