PR and the International Crisis: 3 Lessons from the Smolensk Crash

Cision

What happens when two countries in an international crisis present to the world two drastically different versions of the same event placing blame on one another? crisis communication

Why You Should Put Internal Communications First During a Crisis

Meltwater - PR

As brands navigate their way through a crisis, communications teams take center stage. Executives PR & Comms Corporate Comms Crisis ManagementWhen organizations have to figure out what to say—and fast—they call upon their communicators to help them… Read More >>>.

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Internal vs. External Crisis Communications

HMA Public Relations

“In a crisis, what is external is internal and what is internal is external?” At first the answer to this question might seem easy, internal would be to employees and stakeholders of the organization and external would be to the consumers and/or potential consumers and the media.

How video bolsters your internal communications

PR Daily

With more employees working from home due to COVID-19 concerns, video is becoming increasingly valuable for internal communications. Video offers many benefits for internal communications, even in ordinary times–and these are anything but.

Return to work plans, HR risks to weigh, crisis lessons from Parenthood, and more

PR Daily

Here’s a roundup of the week’s crisis communication news for communicators. Here are the top 10 tips and takeaways from the week ending May 1 taken from our Crisis Communications Daily newsletter. Address potential “people risk” in your crisis contingency plan.

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COVID communication—5 tips for handling internal dialogue during the coronavirus

Agility PR Solutions

The coronavirus is officially a global crisis, and it seems like its spread and ripple effects are becoming more concerning by the hour. As a business-owner myself and a crisis communications […]. Analysis Public Relations crisis

5 tips for a successful crisis simulation

PR Daily

This same philosophy applies to crisis preparation. Organizations that adhere to this philosophy are better able to preserve and protect their reputation when the next crisis hits. Most organizations have a designated group of leaders tasked to handle a crisis.

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Crisis communication takeaways from Andrew Cuomo

PR Daily

Andrew Cuomo’s COVID-19 communications as an example of how leaders should speak to the public during a crisis. At a time of crisis, people are not looking for sugar-coated reassurances that everything is fine. Crisis Communications Executive Communication Leadership Communications

4 tactics for courting international journalists

PR Daily

PR across most sectors has spilled over from domestic to international. FREE GUIDE: 3 helpful tips for your crisis comms prep ]. Let’s lift the lid on how specifically to approach international writers: 1. For interviews, think about the international angle.

The current crisis demands more external communication

PR Daily

Often it is the difficult and brave decisions which come with the biggest reward—which means that external communication is a necessity during the COVID-19 crisis. For example, you might serve one particular market segment which is booming in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

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Crisis Communications: 10 Steps for Building an Effective Plan

Onclusive

Social media has fundamentally changed how people communicate in times of crisis. This month, the Wall Street Journal outlined dozens of ways social sites and apps are being utilized during a crisis. Map out what is and isn’t a crisis, who needs to be alerted and who should respond.

PR and the International Crisis: 3 Lessons from the Smolensk Crash

TrendKite

What happens when two countries in an international crisis present to the world two drastically different versions of the same event placing blame on one another

3 Strategies for Overcoming the Internal Struggle of Crisis Ready Resistance

Melissa Agnes

I recently received the following comment on a post I shared to social media: Sometimes it’s just hard to start talking about crisis preparedness because no one wants to be involved in a negative event. Leadership’s role in becoming crisis ready. Crisis Ready. Crisis Read

Why and how to craft an internal comms crisis plan

PR Daily

They send out strategic emails, work closely with PR and legal teams, and do all they can to mitigate the crisis—but are company leaders doing enough to communicate with employees? In a crisis, you need your employees lending support. You must have a plan in place before a crisis hits.

Incoming! How to handle media requests in a crisis

PR Daily

Here are some tips and best practices for when and how to respond to crisis inquiries and keep your head on straight. It’s one of the greatest challenges any media relations professional will face: A crisis hits your organization out of the blue. In crisis comms, silence is not golden.

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8 often-overlooked steps to take before crisis strikes

PR Daily

In a crisis, company leaders turn to communicators to limit reputational damage, yet many communicators feel underprepared to right the ship should disaster strike. The agenda should just be to create a mutual understanding about what needs to be communicated in various crisis situations.

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FIR #49 – Crisis and Internal Comms; Paying for Winning

Media Bullseye

We covered a wide range of topics during the discussion including crisis management surrounding Ryan Lochte’s multi-version story of what happened at a gas station in Rio, crisis management of a different kind involving the St. Crisis management. Internal communications.

What to Do When Your Internal Communications Goes External

PRSay

Hackers can also find and release damaging internal correspondence and documents. ” So, what are the best ways to lessen the potential negative impacts of your internal communications going external? Treat every piece of internal communication as if it were external.

Report: How the COVID-19 crisis shines a spotlight on communications

PR Daily

Many communicators say they are getting newfound respect in their organizations, but the crisis is also adding to heavy workloads and complicating workflows with remote collaboration. We asked more than 400 communicators how they have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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How offering historical context helps in a crisis

PR Daily

Your crisis communications should be able to lean on your past record. Context proves an organization’s resilience, its ability to navigate rough seas and manage through a crisis. In short, there was a crisis of faith.

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The next crisis: Why all consumer-facing businesses should prepare

PR Daily

The post The next crisis: Why all consumer-facing businesses should prepare appeared first on PR Daily. COVID-19 Crisis Communications Employee Engagement External Communications Leadership Communications Morning Scoop PR Industry

COVID 19 and Crisis Communications

Solo PR Pro

Stock markets have plunged, entire cities have been quarantined, companies have halted travel and international conferences have been cancelled. It’s full-on Crisis Communications mode for those of us who specialize in such things.

Why you should lead with values in COVID-19 crisis

PR Daily

How can communicators protect reputations and preserve their stature amid the current health and economic crisis? RELATED: Stream our Crisis Communications Virtual Conference on March 31—without leaving your desk ]. Remember internal audiences.

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How short-term and long-term crisis responses require different mindsets

PR Daily

Modern crisis management and mitigation have become exceedingly complex. When I started in this business in 2000, after practicing law for nine years, crisis was purely reactive,” says Harlan Loeb, chair for crisis and reputation risk advisory services at Edelman.

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Crucial crisis plan elements, how leaders can stay positive, the secret to sustaining remote work, and more

PR Daily

Here’s a roundup of the week’s crisis communication news for communicators. Here are the top 10 tips and takeaways from the week ending May 8 taken from our Crisis Communications Daily newsletter. Make sure these essentials are in your crisis plan.

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Crisis Communications for Coronavirus & COVID-19

5W PR

Many of our clients have already reached out for assistance in navigating internal and external communication strategies both in preparation for potential COVID impact, or in response to an incident. Crisis Communications Plan. Identify your crisis team’s assignments and roles.

How Franklin Mutual Insurance adjusted messages for the COVID-19 crisis

PR Daily

The insurance provider had to pivot from planned outreach during the health care crisis to find ways to bring everyone together. Should they go ahead with campaign they had been planning—or should they throw out their plans and try to address the crisis in the moment?

How to adapt your crisis response for COVID-19 and beyond

PR Daily

Though this crisis might feel different, traditional crisis communications best practices, like the TACOS method, are how communicators can best serve their communities. The definition of a crisis is a time of intense difficulty or trouble.

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Get the latest crisis news delivered daily to your inbox

PR Daily

We’re introducing a new digital newsletter—the Crisis Communication Daily—a rundown of the top tips, best practices and headlines on crisis management to help guide communicators through COVID-19 and future crises. In the depths of the worst health care crisis in over 100 years, and the economic shockwave that accompanies it, many are turning to their employers for information. Communicators are crucial to the success of their organizations during this crisis.

Welcome Kevin Gaboury: LTPR’s New Intern

Reputation Us

It’s the New Year and that can only mean one thing: A new intern! The post Welcome Kevin Gaboury: LTPR’s New Intern appeared first on LTPR. Please help us welcome Kevin Gaboury to our team for the winter.

The secret to modern crisis response success

PR Daily

A reputational crisis is not a matter of if , but when. . About one-quarter ( 26% ) of marketing and PR pros have crisis plans that have not been reviewed in over a year, according to a joint study by PR News and Crisp , a crisis monitoring firm. Crisis Communications

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WhatsApp limits forwarding to slow misinformation, SeaWorld CEO resigns, and measuring PR in a crisis

PR Daily

It’s an excellent example of simple ways you can connect and uplift audiences during the crisis. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD. Looking for more insight on how to address the current global crisis and lead your organization into a strong recovery?

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Crisis Management: Working with Bees

Reputation Us

She got trapped in my ponytail — crisis averted. Similarly, a key thing to remember with PR is that you will someday face a crisis or receive negative publicity. Communicating Internally. When a crisis occurs, the bees respond appropriately.

The 3 biggest mistakes in most crisis comms plans

PR Daily

I’ve seen a lot of crisis communications plans. Ninety percent of them get a couple of things right: They have a list of their comms team contacts, often with a phone tree so everyone gets called promptly when a crisis hits. In a real crisis, time gets compressed.

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4 lessons from a mismanaged crisis response

PR Daily

This column is called “How We Did It,” but because we learn more from mistakes than successes, I wanted to share my failure handling a crisis when I was the chief communications officer at GE. FREE REPORT: Benchmark your internal comms efforts against your peers ].

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3 ways the travel industry can navigate a shared global PR crisis

Agility PR Solutions

Both domestic and international travel has ground to a halt, and self-isolation has forced everyone indoors. The post 3 ways the travel industry can navigate a shared global PR crisis appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Analysis Covid-19 Public Relations crisis

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Levi’s COVID-19 response, metrics to watch during the crisis, and why it’s time to consider TikTok

PR Daily

Here’s a roundup of the week’s crisis communication news for communicators. Here are the top 10 tips and takeaways from the week ending April 24 taken from our Crisis Communications Daily newsletter. Look for metrics to guide your crisis response.

Future of PR and social media for International Air Transport Association crisis communications conference

Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce speaking at the IATA Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age conference. (c) This morning I gave a keynote at the global ‘Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age’ conference in Istanbul.

Amazon, Instacart and other essential workers strike, Disney offers branded face masks, and Deloitte shares crisis recovery tips

PR Daily

The musical is a humorous look at data, marketing and more and can serve as a reminder to find moments of laughter in between crisis responses and new campaign creation. Eastern time as we discuss with Kaye best practices for media relations in a crisis. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD.

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Expert guidance to prep your spokesperson—before a crisis hits

PR Daily

In the world of media training and media interviews, there are some serious flaws you should avoid at all costs—especially when you must do a media interview during a crisis. Well-worded, internalized, verbatim sentences and quotes must be your spokesperson’s secret weapon.

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