7 Ways PR People Can Support Journalism

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

What’s more alarming are indications that journalism is under siege for its role in democracy. Beyond our own consumption, now is a great time to support the types of journalism that are under the most pressure — local news reporting and investigative journalism.

4 Brands Running Successful Brand Journalism Programs

Cision

For your brand’s content to be successful, you need to implement brand journalism. Through a combination of journalistic storytelling and brand strategy, brand journalism spreads awareness of your brand and influences purchasing decisions.

What the Hell Does the PR Guy Know About Journalism (Take 3)

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. I enjoy studying journalism. When it comes to business communications, journalists are the masters at storytelling. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

3 Rewards to Reap From Brand Journalism

Cision

The answer is brand journalism. Brand journalism combines journalistic storytelling tactics with brand strategy to engage audiences and increase brand reputation. So what will your brand get out of brand journalism?

The “F Word” in Storytelling and Business

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The post The “F Word” in Storytelling and Business appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Free White Paper! Build a Brand Journalism Program

Cision

The key is brand journalism, a subtle form of storytelling that benefits both your brand and your audience. Through brand journalism, you can strengthen your reputation, attract the attention of your audience and influence their purchasing decisions.

The Top 10 Storytelling Posts for 2016

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The post The Top 10 Storytelling Posts for 2016 appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. If there were ever a year that proved life is better than fiction, it was 2016. As always, subjectivity rules my curation of the best posts of the year.

Scientific Study Correlates Storytelling to Gender-specific Outcomes

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. I’ve been thinking about The Wall Street Journal article, “Why Good Storytellers Are Happier in Life and Love.” The story cites new research from the Journal of Personal Relationships — when my wife says I subscribe to everything, I now have a credible retort — that shows women find men who are good storytellers more.more.

How Does a B2B Customer Story Crack The Wall Street Journal?

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The post How Does a B2B Customer Story Crack The Wall Street Journal? appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Virtually every national and global company desires coverage in the business media.

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Why PR pros should consider immersive storytelling

PR Daily

The future of public relations and journalism are two sides of the same coin, and both are experiencing powerful technological advances that are reshaping how communicators tell and distribute stories. What does the future look like for journalism?

Using Snapchat for storytelling is a brand journalism win

PR Daily

To help capture the New Year’s Eve revelry in Times Square, The New York Times relied on common social media platforms, but also turned to an emerging avenue for storytelling—Snapchat. The content’s brief life span isn’t deterring professional storytellers from giving Snapchat a try.

Once Upon a Time…3 Keys to Good PR Storytelling

Cision

In today’s digital age, there are two key ways to find success for both brands or individuals: remember to be human and solidify your storytelling skills. Many think that good storytelling stems from talent, but really, all it takes is time, trial and error, and basic writing know-how.

Native Advertising: Where Content Marketing and Journalism Overlap

Cision

From where Melanie sits, native advertising is at the cross-section of advertising and journalistic storytelling. The emergence of native advertising on editorial sites is giving birth to a new discipline that combines marketing and journalism. This is a guest post by Bernie Borges.

Hospital draws readers with rich storytelling, brand journalism

PR Daily

That's why the Atlanta-based Shepherd Center has used a content strategy based in rich storytelling from its newsroom to catch the attention of new media outlets. The newsroom is the center of the hospital's storytelling through articles, photos and videos.

The Top 10 Storytelling Posts for 2016 (Part II)

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Breaking the Top 10 storytelling posts for 2016 into two parts, I published the first part last week. In spite of the massive changes in our industry, media relations and PR storytelling still matter, an apt way.more. The post The Top 10 Storytelling Posts for 2016 (Part II) appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Similar to PR, Journalism Comes in Different Grades

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The post Similar to PR, Journalism Comes in Different Grades appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. The Bureau of Labor Statistics puts the number of people working in PR at 218,910 (as of May 2015). Some of these folks are extraordinary. Others communicate with the finesse of a carnival barker.

Contrast, a Poor Man’s Failure in PR Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The post Contrast, a Poor Man’s Failure in PR Storytelling appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Results Matter: How Storytelling Achieves Ultimate ROI

PRSay

Brand journalism, which allows brands to discover and create their own news content, […]. Pulse of the Profession Business Media public relations storytelling strategyIt’s time to cut the jokes about public relations professionals and math.

If Storytelling “Comes Naturally,” Why Is It So Hard?

Rock the Status Quo

Storytelling intrigues me. “Storytelling is one of the many things that define and bind our humanity,” according to this article on the history of storytelling. Storytelling is hard until we’ve practiced enough to make it easier.

The Rise of “Gotcha!” Reporting and Fall of Journalism

LTPR

Some reporters have this method down so well it has become their only form of storytelling. Reporting and Fall of Journalism appeared first on LTPR. There is an unsettling trend of reporters chasing down officials and shoving microphones in their faces.

Journalists Offer Tips on Interviewing, a Key to Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The reason PR fails at storytelling often has nothing to do with understanding the makings of a good story or writing expertise. The post Journalists Offer Tips on Interviewing, a Key to Storytelling appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

Monday Roundup: Measuring Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

Every PR pro knows the importance of storytelling. Here are some tips on getting started measuring your storytelling efforts. Why: “And as any good PR pro knows, storytelling is also key to a successful campaign—yet it’s only half of the equation.

Do the Best Business Storytellers on the Planet Have Shoes?

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Journalists, particularly journalists at business and mainstream publications, show the way when it comes to applying storytelling techniques to business communications. The post Do the Best Business Storytellers on the Planet Have Shoes? appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Monday Roundup: Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

As the holidays approach, we’re reminded daily of the importance of storytelling. Just like Christmas, though, the spirit of storytelling is important for business all year round. This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on storytelling.

Without Tension, there is No Storytelling

Sword and the Script

It is a story,” according to a Storytelling Guide by Nasdaq Media Intelligence. The paper, which is quick and easy primer on storytelling, defines a story as “a character in pursuit of a goal in the face of some challenge or obstacle.”. PR brand journalism storytelling

Visual Storytelling Secrets: Think Like @Ekaterina

Social PR Chat

Social PR Chat caught up with the queen bee of visual storytelling: Ekaterina Walter! She’s one of our favorite wonder women in the social media marketing industry and the perfect person to tell us all the tips and tricks for visual storytelling in 2016 right?

4 storytelling lessons from Pixar

PR Daily

Whether you’re shooting a company video or writing up a press release, one word sums up today’s communications: storytelling. This year Pixar, partnering with the online education provider Khan Academy, began offering a free video series on the art of storytelling.

The digital storyteller to watch in 2017

The Stalwart Blog

The Outline's content is a cross between longform journalism and "smart aggregation" according to Joshua's interview with The Wall Street Journal. What digital storytellers do you think will crush it in 2017

The Reason PR Fails Often Goes Back To Before the Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The reason PR fails at storytelling often has nothing to do with understanding the makings of a good story or writing expertise. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

The Best Business Storytelling Posts from 2014 (Part I)

Ishmael's Corner

By taking liberties with the Budweiser Puppy Love video in my storytelling workshops, I can show the video with tension: And what happens to the same video when I remove the bad stuff? Uncategorized best business storytelling business storytelling PR storytelling visual storytelling

Visual Storytelling, Online Radio and SEO Media Covers Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

Visual Storytelling from VentureBeat. I’ve had a good bit of success working him into our storytelling workshops. (h/t SEO and Storytelling — a Dynamic Duo. I’m noticing that the media properties focused on the SEO community are getting that old time storytelling religion.

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Just Like Bad PR, There’s Bad Journalism Out There

Ishmael's Corner

Which brings me to a recent episode of bad journalism, a USA Today feature with the headline, “7 Companies Outspend Apple on Innovation,” by Matt Krantz. To USA Today’s credit, the premise of the headline offers the promise of contrarian storytelling.

Microsoft Stories: Best brand storytelling site on the web?

Communications Conversations

This is high, high quality brand storytelling folks. Microsoft may have figured out the key to fantastic brand storytelling–and I think it goes something like this… Your employees = personal stories. Hmm…strange for a corporate storytelling site, don’t you think?

What Happens to Journalism When It’s All About the “Bass”

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. A “turn-the-crank” mentality to generate a relentless stream of articles shapes journalism at many media properties. Bad Stuff Journalism bad Journalism Business Insider click bait click journalism social shares

Native Advertising Isn’t the Only Paid Content Blurring the Line of Journalism

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Earlier this month the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) again reminded publishers that dressing up ads as journalism calls for clear labeling on the product. The post Native Advertising Isn’t the Only Paid Content Blurring the Line of Journalism appeared first on Storytelling Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

Content marketing and brand journalism best practices

PR Daily

You need content marketing and brand journalism. Push your organization past competitors to the top of your field with takeaways from the Brand Journalism and Content Marketing Summit, Nov. Shift storytelling from being all about you to being all about your customers.

Brand journalism explained—in Academy Awards terms

PR Daily

It’s the same with brand journalism. When multiple elements within storytelling and branding come together, PR pros—and the organizations they represent—are winners. It’s the same scenario with content in brand journalism.

5 reasons PR should own brand journalism

PR Daily

Communicators are butting heads over brand journalism. Public relations, marketing and members of digital teams often wrestle over control of brand journalism. Who is best suited for brand journalism initiatives? Brand journalism campaigns need a strategy.

Flawed Dot Connecting from Washington Post Correlates Rise of PR to the Fall of Journalism

Ishmael's Corner

At some point, it became fashionable for these “poor me” stories to blame the PR industry for journalism’s shrinking job pool. The best non-fiction storytelling on the planet comes from journalists. Will the world of journalism be like the “good ole days” ever again?

Is This the Future of Newspaper Video?

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Journalism — particularly newspapers — has been trying to shift to video for years, often sputtering like a ’57 Chevy with a bad carburetor. appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.