Policy & Government Journalists: Don't Miss Out on Election News

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It can be tough to keep up with all the news surrounding Election Day. Here's how to get started with a custom newsfeed to receive the latest political news from PR Newswire. Media Blog

Public Relations for Tribal Governments

HMA Public Relations

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Policy & Government Journalists: Don't Miss Out on Election News

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It can be tough to keep up with all the news surrounding Election Day. Here's how to get started with a custom newsfeed to receive the latest political news from PR Newswire

Why We Still Respond to Government RFPs — #HMATurns40

HMA Public Relations

Click to read more about the value that PR agencies bring to government organizations. The post Why We Still Respond to Government RFPs — #HMATurns40 appeared first on HMA Public Relations. 40th Anniversary Featured HMA Public Relations #HMATurns40 government work RFPThis year as #HMATurns40, we're taking a look back at the work we have done in the public sector.

Video – What is Crisis Governance; Interview with John Tishler

The Stalwart Blog

David: Yeah, I was really interested when we talked and got together a couple of weeks ago, about your specialty in crisis governance. So let me first talk about what I consider a governance crisis to be. So a governance crisis is a particular type of crisis where the historical lines of authority in an organization suddenly get disrupted. Not all crises are governance crises. I mean, any organization can have a governance crisis.

UK Government cracks down on spread of coronavirus disinformation, announces DCMS inquiry

Stephen Waddington

The Government has stepped up its fight against disinformation on the internet. It may have taken the coronavirus pandemic for the UK Government to take a coordinated approach to tackling fake news but today’s move to create a Rapid Response Unit is welcomed. The unit sits at the heart of Government coordinating a response with appropriate departments. The issue of fake news and disinformation has become acute in the past two weeks as the Government has introduced a lockdown.

Amid Covid-19, we’re relying on news media and government—but do we trust them?

Agility PR Solutions

The media and government are supposed to be keeping us informed and encouraging us to take responsible precautions. The post Amid Covid-19, we’re relying on news media and government—but do we trust them? We have experienced a virtual whirlwind of news, advice and trends related to Covid-19 in the last several days, and the reports are shifting by the day. But do we trust that they are giving us the right […].

The Government’s latest communications snafu is appalling because it is revealing

Mark My Words

Regardless of the fact that this advertisement came out several years ago, and that it refers to a scheme originally aimed at young people looking to retrain careers, it fits so snugly into what we believe of this government that we feel that this could easily be them. We know this government looks down on the arts. All their communications team had to do was to avoid giving the impression that the government would be this high-handed and cruel.

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. The Government Communications Service (GCS) has just released figures that claim to show it has spent £330 million less last year compared to 2009-10, by making its campaigns more cost effective. Alex Aiken, Director of Government Communications, UK.

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. Following are some tips and guidelines to help you develop or strengthen your own crisis management governance model. How to structure your crisis management governance model.

Good Governance: Strengthening PRSA’s National Leadership Framework

PRSay

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. In recent years we have received an overflow of interest in National Board service from highly capable members who do not fit the current geographic governance framework. Thought Leadership Governance PRSA PRSA Board of Directors

ICCO engages with European governments on digital media and misinformation

Stephen Waddington

What is the Council of Europe, how does it influence governments, and how is it funded? It is funded by annual fees from the 47 member state governments. ICCO is working with the Council of Europe to shape European policy around digital media and misinformation. I caught up with Deputy Rob Morbin to find out more. It’s an international organisation created to uphold human rights, democracy and rule of law in Europe, comprised of 47 member states.

#FuturePRoof guide tackles influencer marketing governance for public relations

Stephen Waddington

FuturePRoof has published a guide that addresses the need for influencer marketing governance in public relations. It aims to give public relations a voice around the critical area of governance for influencer marketing. Tackling influencer marketing governance The value exchange between an organisation and influencer is the driver of the relationship. In the UK influencer campaigns are governed by existing ASA and Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) laws.

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. According to new research from business intelligence and research firm Market Connections, how much confidence federal government decision-makers and influencers have in the news […].

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. 1) Vox Optima Your business seems to do a lot of work with federal government agencies. 2) Do you think communications in government has gotten harder or easier in the last 10 years? .

Authenticity is Key for Brands During the Government Shutdown

PR News

The post Authenticity is Key for Brands During the Government Shutdown appeared first on PR News Blog. It wasn’t too long ago when PR pros counseled brands against making overt forays into politics. ‘Stick to your knittin’, ‘stay in your lane’ or some other cliché was the standard response. It’s no longer so simple. We know, there’s much research showing that consumers want brands to take stands on issues. Some tend to… Continued.

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.

Media Moves at Tampa Bay Times & Minneapolis Star Tribune, Bloomberg Hires Government Reporter in Ottawa Bureau

Cision

Emily L. Mahoney changes beats at Tampa Bay Times, Thom Kupper promoted at the Star Tribune, and more. Media Blog

Mark Borkowski: The Tories have campaigned in haiku and are governing in gibberish.

Mark My Words

The famous mantra of hard-nosed political communication is that you ‘campaign in poetry and govern in prose.’ Well, the Tories have campaigned in haiku and are governing in gibberish. Is there anyone that is willing to stand up and defend Her Majesty’s Government’s dodgy Powerpoint played over the sounds of an unfortunate table being firmly pounded by the Prime Minister? It brings me no pleasure to attack the Government at this horrible time. The Drum.

Media Moves at Bloomberg Government & Skift, The New York Times Hires a Finance Editor

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Shaun Courtney joins Bloomberg Government, Cameron Sperance tapped by Skift and much more

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. Governance models define everything from the structure, roles, and responsibilities of a crisis management team, straight through to the internal escalation processes. These three attributes are: 1- Alignment with the governance structure of your organization.

Media Moves at The New York Times & Bloomberg Government, Variety Hires International Editor

TrendKite

Shira Ovide to join The Times, Tiffany Stecker moves to Bloomberg Government, and more

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

Agility PR Solutions

In recent years, Fortune 500 companies have begun disclosing their environmental, social and governance issues (ESG) strategies to allow institutional investors to assess risk and make decisions, but many are just beginning their sustainability journeys—and gaps still exist within the implementation and reporting of these ESG initiatives. The post PR stakeholders—closing gaps in reporting of environmental, social and governance issues appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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. It’s a view evidenced by the reputation of GCS within Government, and the operating models and campaigns shared in the new communication plan.

Using PR to Launch a Cannonball at the Opposition

Ishmael's Corner

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The Generally Understood Rules Governing the Recycling of Blog Content

Prowly

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

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. It’s the 24th day of the United States government shutdown, and hundreds of thousands are feeling squeezed during the longest funding lapse in U.S. About 800,000 government workers are going without pay under the partial government shutdown, sparked by a debate between President Trump and Congress over funding a border wall.

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. ET, special guest and co-host, Tyler Madison, Program Manager at Kentucky Proud, will lead a #PRStudChat discussion on “Marketing Consumer-Based Products With a Government Agency.”

Universal Accreditation Board Welcomes National Association of Government Communicators

PRSay

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. NAGC was founded in 1976 and serves 350–400 members in a variety of government public affairs and related positions in federal, tribal, state and local government agencies.

3 Ways to Increase the Influence of Your Government Relations

Zignal Labs

The post 3 Ways to Increase the Influence of Your Government Relations appeared first on Zignal Labs

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. ” The post Melissa Agnes to Conduct Crisis Management Workshop at the GCC Government Social Media Summit in Dubai appeared first on Agnes + Day.

Media Moves at Tampa Bay Times & Minneapolis Star Tribune, Bloomberg Hires Government Reporter in Ottawa Bureau

TrendKite

Emily L. Mahoney changes beats at Tampa Bay Times, Thom Kupper promoted at the Star Tribune, and more

Leadership Means Looking Forward; Governance Means Making Sound Decisions

PRSay

Good governance takes leadership. This year, we have several governance initiatives coming before the Leadership Assembly on Oct. I’m excited to say that these recommendations are being brought forth by the Governance Committee, newly formed this year and comprised of non-Board volunteers, aside from the Board liaison assigned to this committee. The Governance Committee is recommending four bylaw changes this year.

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

Zignal Labs

The post Media and Social Intelligence Best Practices for Government and Public Affairs Teams appeared first on Zignal Labs

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.

CEO’s – Start communicating the Coronavirus impact NOW

The Stalwart Blog

I’m also happy to see these government initiatives extend to businesses that will struggle with making payroll and the like before the end of March. Organizations should take the lead of government agencies and start to communicate the potential impact they face, even if they don’t possess a good answer to the problem right now. Blog Coronavirus coronavirus press conference government aid government aid for coronavirus press conferences

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. In PR and… Continue Reading → CIPR corporate communications Government Measurement and Evaluation PR strategy public relations“I believe that measurement is the most important communication discipline.”

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. The shutdown has caused problems for airports, which lack TSA staff, and the FBI, as well as for private companies such as breweries that rely on government approval to sell new products. Saturday, in what would be the 22nd day of a partial shutdown of the federal government.

Has government weathered Dominic Cummings-gate? PR experts weigh in

Mark My Words

The Independent. PR experts and political analysts are divided on whether Mr Cummings will have to go. While some believe he has weathered the worst of the controversy, others think the media coverage over next few days could still prove crucial in deciding his future. Top PR agent Mark Borkowski does not think the police statement, the recent nose dive in the polls, or a revolt by dozens of Tory backbenchers will make any difference to the prime minister or his defiant strategist. “I’ve