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When approaching DE&I, lean on your communities

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Having a strong foundation for why you are doing what you are doing is crucial for having a cohesive story around D&I, says Jo McRell, diversity communications lead for Facebook. 17 during Ragan’s The Communicator’s Role in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Virtual Conference.

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T-Mobile responds to massive data breach, employees favor mask mandates at work, and Facebook, TikTok uphold Taliban content ban

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Hello, communicators: General Mills has launched a campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its monster-themed cereals, including Count Chocula, Boo Berry and Franken Berry, by offering all flavors together in one bowl. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS.

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Neil Young leaves Spotify to protest Joe Rogan podcast, Twitter shares data on content removal, and Boeing explains profit losses

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Hello, communicators: Fast food connoisseurs have long shared their own “menu hacks” by fusing together separate items into new and surprising creations. Also: McDonald’s adds fan ‘meal hacks’ to menu, Adobe releases first deepfake detection protocols, and more.

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Why telling sustainability stories is important year-round

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Purpose-driven storytelling should be told year-round, not once a year when your corporate social responsibility report is published. Storytelling around your organization’s purpose and socially responsible efforts shouldn’t get pushed down your priority list.

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Astellas Pharma’s strong employee culture an antidote to the current crisis

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Communications Moyra Knight says, “We have an opportunity to set the tone for how our companies will emerge.”. It’s a formidable responsibility that brings its own rewards and unique challenges amid this crisis. It’s helpful and makes us stronger as a communications community.

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How tech companies can—and should—improve D&I efforts

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Nike pledged $40 million over four years to support black communities. Wal-Mart has ponied up $100 million in community grants. Starting with startups is a real key to building a more diverse technology sector and community. Dorothy Crenshaw is CEO of Crenshaw Communications.

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Twitter to flag misleading COVID-19 vaccine content, Instagram launches ‘Live Rooms,’ and Volvo pledges to go fully electric by 2030

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Hello, communicators: Many brand managers are ramping up content surrounding Women’s History Month, including United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, U.S. CRISIS LEADERSHIP NETWORK.

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Organizations remember Kobe Bryant, internet brims with rising ad spending, and Amazon workers speak out

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It’s another reminder to be cautious and ready to respond (or go silent) in an unforeseen crisis. AmFam enterprise companies are making moves to attract and retain talent and create a positive impact on employees and communities by raising our minimum hourly rate to $20 per hour.

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How communicators can change their organization’s objectives

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However, it’s just a footnote in the decades-long battle communicators have been fighting to address the complexity of the American economy. Major employers are investing in their workers and communities because they know it is the only way to be successful over the long term. These modernized principles reflect the business community’s unwavering commitment to continue to push for an economy that serves all Americans. ”. The communicator’s role.

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How comms services providers see the future of communications

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We asked our community of vendors and agencies how they see the future of the PR world after COVID-19. What’s next for communications after COVID-19? Brian Collier, Nuvi: “ Basically, the crisis told every company, keep up or you’re out, just like any crisis does.

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Instacart to hire 300K, how COVID-19 is changing social media habits, and Facebook offers small business resources during the pandemic

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Good morning, PR pros: Those needing a lift before diving into COVID-19 coverage and crisis communications might smile with Cadbury’s announcement of its 2020 bunny: A two-legged hound named Lieutenant Dan clinched the title. Though many organizations have paused campaigns as the pandemic grows, Cadbury’s contest and announcement can serve as a reminder that your communications can include inspirational and lighthearted content, as well. CRISIS DAILY NEWSLETTER.

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What comms solutions providers can offer during this crisis

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What tools and services are helpful during this crisis? Many vendors can help the newly elevated communications function. Our services help communicate the value of SEO and its impact on an organization during these strange times.”.

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State Farm and St. Jude embrace #GivingTuesday, McDonald’s offers free McRibs to fans who shave, and Starbucks gives free coffee to frontline workers

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Hello, communicators: Social media is buzzing over the sudden removal of a mysterious monolith in Utah. Show up for veterans, the trans community, foster kids and more people who could use support. CRISIS LEADERSHIP NETWORK.

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Victoria’s Secret CMO retires after transgender hire, Google employee memo goes viral, and Coke stands firm on same-sex ads

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How can you better engage your employees to avoid a PR crisis? To engage today’s ever-changing and diverse audience groups, make sure your communications team can look past stereotypes and come up with fresh ideas. RELATED: Boost your employee communications, PR and social media prowess at Microsoft HQ ]. If you’re facing a transformation, ensure you communicate it, sans corporate jargon, to your employees first.

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Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon’s CEO, Ulta pledges to double Black-owned brands on shelves, and Lowe’s offers Valentine’s ‘night of Lowemance’

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Hello, communicators: As more brands jump on the Super Bowl LV bandwagon—whether with official commercial spots during the big game or with contests, content and more across social media platforms—the efforts are star-studded. CRISIS LEADERSHIP NETWORK.

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2021 and the rise of identity economics

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RELATED: Join us for our Social Media & Digital Communications Virtual Conference ]. The communication of mission, position, and brand identity is a serious matter that requires expertise in execution. Develop a crisis response plan.

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ESPN takes action amid DE&I scandal, Microsoft and Amazon respond to cancelled federal contract, and growing cybersecurity threat lands on comms pros

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Hello, communicators: July 6 was National Fried Chicken Day, and while key players in the chicken sandwich wars offered discounts on three-piece meals, a new and unexpected player entered the arena. It’s how we connect with our communities.

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WarnerMedia?s specific plan to support Black Lives Matter, Facebook labels state-controlled media, and NYT apologizes over op-ed

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Hello, communicators: Many organizations are grappling with their responses to continuing protests as consumers call upon brands to take stands—and call out those that are insincere. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD. What kinds of programs are you considering during this crisis?

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Top CEOs building trust during COVID-19, Uber lays off another 3k, and EasyJet’s data breach

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Hello, communicators: Google Maps is encouraging consumers to “take a virtual travel day” with its mascot, “Pegman from #StreetView”: While we may be staying home, that doesn’t mean we can’t still explore. Make sure your crisis responses don’t only consider the health of your business.

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Communications Week welcomes comms leaders to advisory board

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So much has changed for communicators and business leaders in 2021. It’s an amazing time to be a communicator, but to keep their seat at the table, communicators must become adept agents of change for their organization. Michelle Delery, Director, Corporate Communications.

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Communications Week welcomes comms leaders to 2022 Advisory Board

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As the comms industry continues to chart its path in the wake of the pandemic and so many other changes, Communications Week promises a vital conversation on the future of the profession. Here’s a look at these distinguished industry leaders: Diane Schwartz, CEO, Ragan Communications.

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

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The honorees for Ragan and PR Daily’s Top Women in Communications Awards for 2022 include young pros making a name for themselves and wise veterans celebrating accomplished careers and everything in between. My job is all about storytelling,” Thomas said. Community Givers.

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

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Hundreds of candidates entered Ragan and PR Daily’s 2022 global awards program that celebrates the top women in the communications field. Honorees include PR and communications veterans, rising stars of the profession, mentors and superstars that hold the community together.

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Announcing PR Daily’s 2019 Digital PR & Social Media Awards finalists

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Peace Through Water, El Salado—Storytelling website, Ferrovial Corporación S.A Stony Brook News Website, Stony Brook University Office of Communications and Marketing. Inside the Media Minds Podcast, W2 Communications. CommunityPowered, Vanguard Communications and American Public Power Association. LinkedIn Community Building, Swisslog Healthcare. Community Engagement. Marketing On Pointe: Awakening a Community to the Magic of Local Ballet, Benecomms.