Amid historic government shutdown, organizations offer discounts and freebies

PR Daily

The 800,000 government employees and contractors affected by the shutdown can obtain payment plans, grab free meals, learn languages and watch films for free. Some federal employees aren’t receiving paychecks due to the government shutdown. PR Social Media government shutdown

Public Relations for Tribal Governments

HMA Public Relations

The post Public Relations for Tribal Governments appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured Public Relations Arizona Tribal Affairs Arizona Tribes Supai Tribal Tribal Affairs Tribal Communications Tribal Governments Tribal Public Relations

Federal marketers’ challenges in a media-distrusting government

Agility PR Solutions

The level of distrust in the media levied by the current administration is clearly filtering to the consumer level—but it is also impacting media buying and content placement goals throughout government.

How to Develop a Strong and Practical Crisis Management Governance Model

Melissa Agnes

Your crisis management governance model serves as one of the foundational elements of your entire crisis management program. When working with clients to develop a scalable crisis management program, their governance structure is one of the first things I focus on developing.

PR stakeholders—closing gaps in reporting of environmental, social and governance issues

Agility PR Solutions

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UK government communications and PR leads the world

Stuart Bruce

The UK’s Government Communication Service is at the forefront of this innovation, but you also see some amazing work and brilliant PR professionals in the NHS, local government and other areas of the public sector. Alex Aiken, Director of Government Communications, UK.

The Changing Face of Public Relations in Government; Off Script #30: Merritt Allen of Vox Optima

Sword and the Script

Merritt Allen is the owner and executive director of Vox Optima , which is a strategic communications firm with a long history of working with the government. So much has changed in PR, I wanted to understand how it has impacted communications in government.

The first $0 paychecks emerge, along with outcry to end the government shutdown

PR Daily

As the partial shutdown of the federal government stands poised to enter its fourth week, many organizations are using their platforms to call for a resolution. Saturday, in what would be the 22nd day of a partial shutdown of the federal government.

A Guide to Understanding China Government Responses When President Trump “Says Stuff”

Ishmael's Corner

The post A Guide to Understanding China Government Responses When President Trump “Says Stuff” appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations.

Good Governance: Strengthening PRSA’s National Leadership Framework


I applaud 2017 PRSA National Chair Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA, the Board of Directors and the Governance Committee for their effort to update the Board’s representation model. Thought Leadership Governance PRSA PRSA Board of Directors

Join #PRStudChat on April 18th to Discuss Marketing Consumer-Based Products with a Government Agency

PR Expanded

There are opportunities that exist for consumer brands to market within the purview of a government agency. However, there are also several restrictions in place for these businesses because they have to follow government guidelines.

UK Government report calls for social media regulation

Stephen Waddington

This is among the recommendations from the UK Government’s interim report on fake news. A new Government Select Committee report tackles fake news, foreign interference in elections, and the EU Referendum. It calls for the Government to reject the term fake news and put forward a definition of the words misinformation and disinformation. The social media educational levy should be used, in part, by the Government, to finance this additional part of the curriculum.

3 Attributes of a Strong and Practical Crisis Management Governance Model

Melissa Agnes

The importance of solid and practical crisis management governance model. A crisis management governance model dictates who within an organization makes up the crisis management team. These three attributes are: 1- Alignment with the governance structure of your organization.

Universal Accreditation Board Welcomes National Association of Government Communicators


Universal Accreditation Board (UAB) members are very excited to welcome the National Association of Government Communicators to the now nine-member consortium of public relations professional organizations.

UK Government Communication Plan sets benchmark for best practice

Stephen Waddington

The UK Government published its Communication Plan for 2018/2019 last night at a Government Communication Service (GCS) event in London last night. GCS is the Government’s professional body for public service communicators.

Melissa Agnes to Conduct Crisis Management Workshop at the GCC Government Social Media Summit in Dubai

Melissa Agnes

On September 17th and 18th 2014, Melissa Agnes, President and co-founder of Agnes + Day, will be presenting a two-day workshop on social media for crisis and emergency management for healthcare at the GCC Government Social Media Summit in Dubai.

Using PR to Launch a Cannonball at the Opposition

Ishmael's Corner

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Leadership Means Looking Forward; Governance Means Making Sound Decisions


Good governance takes leadership. This year, we have several governance initiatives coming before the Leadership Assembly on Oct. The Governance Committee is recommending four bylaw changes this year.

3 Ways to Increase the Influence of Your Government Relations

Zignal Labs

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The Generally Understood Rules Governing the Recycling of Blog Content


The post The Generally Understood Rules Governing the Recycling of Blog Content appeared first on Prowly Magazine. Following these few general guidelines will help both new and experienced bloggers avoid some of the most common pitfalls associated with recycling blog content. How To blogging content marketing how to recycling

Media and Social Intelligence Best Practices for Government and Public Affairs Teams

Zignal Labs

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Crisis Ready Q&A: How Does Crisis Readiness Translate From Government To Big Business To Solopreneurs?

Melissa Agnes

A look at how to make your crisis management governance structure scalable across all forms of issues and crises. The post Crisis Ready Q&A: How Does Crisis Readiness Translate From Government To Big Business To Solopreneurs? Each month, I answer your crisis ready questions. This month’s question comes from Bridget… and, in fact, Bridget had a handful of really great questions that I got to provide responses to.

Advertising Sales Manager - Government Publishing Unit - Washington

Flack Me

Company: FierceMarkets Location: Washington, District of Columbia Industry: Advertising - Sales Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

PR and communication measurement best practice at AMEC global summit

Stuart Bruce

Alex Aiken, head of the UK Government Communication Service If you only take one thing from AMEC’s 10th global summit it should be Alex Aiken’s bold assertion. “I believe that measurement is the most important communication discipline.”

Women’s Suffrage and the movement’s influence on government policy

Sarah Stimson

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State of Content Marketing 2019: Creativity Strikes Back

Contently - Strategy

This year, I’ve seen enterprise brands started to come to grips with the harsh reality that they have dozens of departments and LOBs creating content in silos, with little brand governance and quality control.

Government crisis: Watch out for typos they could cost you £9million

Norton's Notes

In the news this week the tiny difference between ‘Taylor & Sons Ltd’ and ‘Taylor & Son Ltd’ has ended up costing our Government £9 million – so I guess that’s me and you too. Yes the Government had a major crisis on its hands after a typo – albeit a very important one – cost the taxpayer a sum of £8.8m

What will you post on Facebook or Twitter in 14 days’ time?

Stuart Bruce

The UK government’s new bill restricting trade unions has an alarming proposal in it that has potentially devastating negative consequences for people working in public relations, digital communications and social media including members of the CIPR and PRCA.

Free White Paper! Defend Against Crises With Grassroots Support


Government issues are often complex, and it’s difficult to get people motivated about something that could happen at some point in time. Best Practices Featured crisis communication Government Relations

National Cotton Council Stays FEC Compliant With Cision


Featured Influencers Government Relations PAC“With Cision, I can refine everything in one place, export the report and it’s all ready to go,” says Nancy Cox, accounting associate at the National Cotton Council of America.

Cision PAC Software Remains Most Trusted for FEC Filing


Cision Government Relations does not sell to candidate committees, national or state parties or SuperPACs). . Featured Trends Government Relations

Important Crisis Management Strategies for Managing the Zika Virus

Melissa Agnes

As the Zika virus continues to spread, what are the major crisis management risks that healthcare organizations and government agencies should be thinking about? Photo credit: Flubydust/Getty Images.

5 “Must Include” Items for your Crisis Management Plan

Melissa Agnes

These are the people (within your governance) who are responsible for ensuring the item’s completion. Crisis Preparedness action plan corporate culture crisis communications crisis management plan crisis management planning crisis management team governance

House of Lords Select Committee calls for Digital Authority and principle-led approach to internet regulation

Stephen Waddington

A new House of Lords Select Committee report recommends streamlining regulation and governance of the internet for citizens in the UK. It is governed by copyright, decency, defamation, child protection and criminal law. The use of personal data is governed by Data Protection and GDPR. The fact is that the law making process and governance cannot keep pace with the speed of technological change and the growth of platforms and digital markets. governance

How PR measurement can improve public health

Stuart Bruce

Government Measurement and Evaluation PR strategy public relations Public SectorThe Taxpayers’ Alliance has published a report claiming that money invested in public health improvement is bad value for money.

An Apology for Departing 20 Seconds Early, Bad Look for PR and Fooling the Reader

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. I continue to come across shards of content that amuse, surprise or teach. As individual content, each one doesn’t necessarily frame a post. Which is why I invented the grab-bag post. Coming at you … Japanese Train Apologizes for Departing 20 Seconds Early That’s not a typo in the headline. A Tokyo.more.

CIPR general election manifesto

Stuart Bruce

It discusses seven issues and challenges and for each of them calls for specific action from the next UK government. The seven issues and calls to action are: The future of corporate governance. ” Internet governance and broadband.

Looking Back at 2017: What a Year!


We added new committee structures to our operations to address governance, membership, professional development and thought leadership. Pulse of the Profession Governance leadership PRSA Public Relations Society of America

Newspaper Licensing Agency beaten to a pulp by PRCA and Meltwater

Stuart Bruce

The NLA grabs about £22m a year from the communications industry, much of which comes from charities, central government and local government.

When is a democracy not a democracy? When campaign overspending influences the outcome of a vote

Stephen Waddington

Article 50 debate and legal challenge The UK Government is coming under increasing scrutiny on this issue. Today Parliament will debate an online petition about Article 50 in which almost 200,000 people have called on the Government to debate whether the UK should rescind notice to withdraw from the EU , if Vote Leave broke the law. The government commits to respond to a petition on governance