Public affairs vs. public relations: What is the difference?

PR Daily

People often struggle with the difference between public affairs and public relations, yet distinguishing the two can be crucial to an organization’s efficiency. Public affairs relates to matters that concern the public directly.

PR rising in Africa rising

Stuart Bruce

After a week in Nairobi meeting African PR professionals I believe that Africa can be the next big growth area for public relations. profession that positions public relations as a real management discipline that contributes significantly to actual organisational and business objectives.

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Using measurement in public affairs and advocacy PR

Media Bullseye

My PR background is in the area of public affairs, and it remains the area of PR that I’m most comfortable working in and around. I stand by that statement, because that ultimately is how a public affairs client will judge PR efforts. Public Relations Feature

Brexit and Trump are result of the failure of professional politics and communications

Stuart Bruce

Householders expressed concern that their son’s child couldn’t get into the local school because it was full of the children of immigrants. But the public has moved on and politics hasn’t. Public Affairs public relations Democrats Labour Party Trump

Behind the Headlines With Ashley Simmons

Cision

In this interview, Ashley discusses how to best leverage data and analytics, establish specific objectives for your communication strategy and be creative and take risks with your public relations efforts. What drew you to the field of public relations and communication?

53 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant Director, Government Affairs , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Publication Specialist , Southern Nevada Health District, Las Vegas, NV. Public Relations Jobs

Behind the Headlines With Steve Majors

Cision

Their public affairs agency was at the center of so much that was happening to rebuild trust in public institutions after Hurricane Katrina. Along the way, I met some tremendous people – folks I worked alongside in local TV who are now well-known nationally.

The Field of Emergency Management: Why It Is Not A Profession

Melissa Agnes

The former one-way flow of warnings, information and updates from emergency management to the affected public has become, not just a two-way system, but one of many partners, sources and systems. I have done a ton of media work as I am the Public Information Officer as well for our agency.

The Digital Politician

Doktor Spinn

In PR, we call political communication ‘public affairs.’ ’ And as with every dimension of business and society, your local politicians must adapt to a ‘digital first’ world, too.

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The Digital Politician

Doktor Spinn

In public relations , political communication is ‘public affairs.’ ’ And as with every dimension of business and society, your local politicians must adapt to a ‘digital first’ world, too.

Using monitoring to help run a grassroots advocacy PR campaign

Media Bullseye

Community relations PR work and grassroots public affairs PR campaigns can be significantly enhanced by using media monitoring. Use media monitoring to get to know and understand who the reporters are who work the local beats relevant to your campaign.

How PR pros can find niche groups for support and networking

PR Daily

Billing itself as “the only organization across the USA dedicated to advancing women in the field of public relations,” it seeks to provide opportunities to help women thrive in their PR careers. National Black Public Relations Society (NBPRS). Public Relations Society of America.

Behind the Headlines With Travis Taylor

Cision

I’m going to push the boundaries of what clients expect from a public relations agency. I love combining fresh, local ingredients in new ways to create a tasty dish. Featured Influencers behind the headlines public relationsThe road to successful PR isn’t straight.

Winning better relations with the community

PR Conversations

One of the notable developments of scholarship in public relations in recent years has been an increased focus on its role in society. The company policy must first be examined and corrected wherever necessary to avoid conflict with public interest. publicity and advertising.

Before pitching, ask yourself, 'So what?'

PR Daily

In today’s media landscape, be careful that your pitch is ready for public record. Finding the right medium (a local newspaper, industry magazine or digital news outfit) will increase your content’s value.

Putting PR on the Table for Minority Students

PRSay

Little did I know, all of this would change, and I would start my career in public relations. The sign had information about a conference that was being hosted by public relations directors who worked for various teams in the National Football League (NFL). PR is a great career field.

7 ways to deal with an unresponsive client

PR Daily

The Whitehouse Consultancy , a UK based public affairs, political communications and media relations agency which lobbies local government, the Houses of Parliament and the institutions of the European Union. This post originally appeared on PR Daily in September 2014.

Lack of women leaders in PR? Not in Minneapolis!

Communications Conversations

In this Sunday’s edition of the Star Tribune, there was an interesting column about a major kerfuffle in the local restaraurant industry. Literally an institution in the local PR community. Amy Von Walter, vice president-communications and public affairs, Best Buy.

3 PR lessons from SXSW

PR Daily

What began as a local Austin music festival in 1986 just wrapped up its 30 th year as the go-to event for music, film and technology. I’m the COO and managing director of a communications firm in real estate, public affairs, energy, transportation, higher education and non-profits.

Big Data and Open Data—can they help with PR efforts?

Media Bullseye

Open data is, simply, data sets that are provided to the public. Since open data sets are predominantly information collected and stored by governmental entities, the most immediate and logical PR community that may find benefit in its use is Public Affairs PR practice groups.

What a Duck Can Do For “Social” Media Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

In today’s media landscape both are critical in public relations , but my theory begs the questions: Can the old and the new be blended together, and (bigger question) can one help drive success for the other? Guest Post by Dawn Buzynski.

64 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Affairs & Events Associate, School of International Affairs , George Washington University, Washington, DC. Government Affairs Director , Stand for Children, Phoenix, AZ.

PRoust Questionnaire: Kim Blanchette

PR Conversations

The PRoust Questionnaire provides a quick insight into a public relations practitioner’s interests and point of view, as well as her or his professional beliefs and values. This may sound pandering and cheesy, but it’s right now, working with my team at the Alberta Energy Regulator, as well as the opportunity to volunteer as an executive with the Canadian Public Relations Society. These leaders believe in the power and value of public relations.

Does it matter where your PR agency is located?

Media Bullseye

While I’d been doing public affairs-related work for years, my first “official” PR job was at FleishmanHillard, which is headquartered in St. When it comes to client density for public affairs work, for instance, you can’t beat being located in Washington, D.C.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

This statistic isn’t difficult to believe if you network in public relations and marketing circles. The primary focus is on national, regional and local media relations with trade- and consumer-focused journalists. Public relations manager—Black Frame (New York).

Maximising resilience of health and well-being assets in crisis situations

PR Conversations

The following is the result of our subsequent shared musings concerning the impact of crisis situations on the health and well-being of public relations practitioners. Tying both aspects together, I advocate greater focus in public relations on routine incident management.

The Talking Points #39between35and49

Communications Conversations

Susan Roeder, director of public affairs, Andersen. Natalie Bushaw, director-public relations, Life Time Fitness. Most recently the former president of MN PRSA and leader of Risdall PR, Joel has been a fixture in the local PR community for years.

Brands pile on Twitter for National Doughnut Day

PR Daily

Even public officials got involved, including the Colorado State Patrol’s public affairs unit ; Fayetteville, North Carolina’s police department ; and House Speaker John Boehner.

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4 vital health communications questions you need answered

PR Daily

What is the role of a health communicator during a local, mass-casualty event? How Orlando Health's media relations team handled the Pulse nightclub tragedy; Kena Lewis, director of public affairs and media relations at Orlando Health. ·

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Each of these locales has more than the national average of 18 tech jobs for every 1,000 employees. Communications and public affairs officer—Citi (Utah).

All-in-one, or a tailored solution? Finding the right monitoring tool for your PR programs

Media Bullseye

There are a wide range of monitoring tools available for just about any segment of media, whether traditional or social. There are tools that specifically track content on social networks, others that specialize in traditional media, and others that allow users to monitor televised content.

Winning better relations with the community

PR Conversations

One of the notable developments of scholarship in public relations in recent years has been an increased focus on its role in society. The company policy must first be examined and corrected wherever necessary to avoid conflict with public interest. publicity and advertising.

When the Ebola crisis hit Texas, calm heads prevailed

PR Daily

city, local and national health and government officials quickly mobilized to minimize exposure and deal with a virus totally new to the United States. Workers kept round-the-clock watch on news channels, social media, and public briefings.

PR Rock Stars (of the future): 19 new college grads ready to take over the world

Communications Conversations

She is editor-in-chief of The Winonan , WSU’s campus newspaper; she is president of the WSU Public Relations Student Society of America chapter; and she is executive director of the WSU St. She is poised, professional and will be an extraordinary addition to any public relations team.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2016 Media Relations Awards Finalists

PR Daily

Digital Deadwalkers: A Public and Media Relations Campaign, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Invest in Libraries, The New York Public Library. Strayer Success, Ogilvy Public Relations. Executive Visibility for BoardProspects.com, Hollywood Public Relations.

47 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant Vice President of Public Relations & Social Media , Boston University, Boston, MA. Public Relations Administrative Specialist , Central Carolina Technical College, Sumter, SC.

A Search for Identity … Whither Public Relations?

Waxing UnLyrical

I stumbled into the field of public relations some 40-plus years ago so … The obvious … and first … response is “a lot.” A Search for Identity … Whither Public Relations? Career Guest Posts Public Relations changes in public relations kirk hazlett

When Google News Alerts May Be a Viable Option

Media Bullseye

However, if you are running a small mom-and-pop type organization that serves a local community, you probably haven’t factored in a monitoring platform budget in your business plan—and that’s okay. Monitoring Public Relations Feature

Hurricane comms use mobile, social media to warn, 'Get out!'

PR Daily

As Hurricane Matthew blasted across Haiti and headed north for the United States, communicators and public affairs officers got busy tweeting warnings and tips.

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.