The No-Policy Policy

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Strategy is the Best Policy: Building a Successful Government Relations Program | Business Wire Blog

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Crypto regulations , budget and infrastructure planning , and policy measures on Big Tech companies’ practices are some of the vital roles the U.S.


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Social Media Strategy, Policies, and Pitfalls

HMA Public Relations

Social media is now such a part of everyday personal and professional life that we may sometimes forget why it is important to create policies and guidelines for using these powerful platforms in the business world.

Short-Circuiting Climate Policy for Greener, Healthier, Cost-Efficient Choices

Stern + Associates

With nearly two decades of experience working on climate and energy policy , researcher and policy strategist Leah Stokes, Ph.D. Business leaders in particular have a huge stake in our future and their influence is critical to changing policy.

How IBM’s Policy Lab established leadership on tech policy and innovation

PR Daily

IBM set out to position its IBM Policy Lab as a thought leadership platform to advocate for responsible innovation that ensures trust in technology—no simple feat. Then, the IBM Policy Lab was launched at the World Economic Forum at Davos.

Carhartt doubles down on vax policy amid leaked memo, Twitter debate

PR Daily

Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for large employers did not change Carhartt’s policy. Carhartt fully understands and respects the varying opinions on this topic, and we are aware some of our associates do not support this policy.

How new workforce policies are crucial for protecting your brand

PR Daily

Create policies that allow them to manage in the new reality, providing as much flexibility as possible. In July, one company’s new policy announcement caught my attention. Siemens’s new policy demonstrates that they trust their people to do good work in whatever time it takes.

Breaking into the policy world through public relations

Agility PR Solutions

Many organizations will understandably dismiss the opportunity to get involved in policy discussions because they simply just don’t know how. The post Breaking into the policy world through public relations appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Majority of UK public believe lobbying can help create better policy and law

Stuart Bruce

From CSR to Investor Relations to the Hispanic Market to Public Policy: Business Wire’s Most Popular Blog Posts of Q3 2021 | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

and government and policy communications were the blog topics that resonated most with communications readers. In the third quarter of 2021, corporate social responsibility (CSR), investor relations, the Hispanic market in the U.S., investor relations public relations media relations

Social Media Policy & What Works for Most Companies

Ronn Torossian

Is your company trying to decide what kind of social media policy to follow? As companies harness the power of social media, it’s important to have a policy in place to support and protect the integrity and reputation of the company. The post Social Media Policy & What Works for Most Companies appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. You’re not alone.

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6 steps for establishing a strong social media policy during the pandemic

PR Daily

Ideally, before you create an account, there should be a social media policy in place, both internal for the employees managing the account, and external so your customers know what is appropriate.

Target's breastfeeding policy garners positive PR

PR Daily

Target has expressed its support for customers that want to breastfeed in its stores, and mothers everywhere are expressing their support for the retail chain’s new policy. Facebook group Breastfeeding Mama Talk posted the following photo online, and it took off from there: Kudos to Target for their breastfeeding friendly policy. A former Target employee commented on the Facebook post and noted that the policy extends to workers as well. “I

Pay your PR interns, says the PR Council in new policy

Muck Rack

Pay your PR interns, says the PR Council in new policy

8 tips to craft a sensible corporate social media policy

PR Daily

Creating a comprehensive, concise and practical social media policy is a smart place to start. Here are eight tips to keep in mind before creating and distributing a corporate social media policy: 1. Keep your policies simple and easy to read. Rather than focusing on what employees shouldn’t do, create a policy that encourages responsible social media engagement. Unfair or unrealistic policies can harm your culture. Distribute your policy.

Why does your company’s website need a privacy policy?

Axia PR

Embed your website’s privacy policy with better SEO and SERP and get rewarded by Google. While each web page has a different role to play, an integrated privacy policy could add an x-factor. Consumer behaviors are constantly fluctuating online.

7 Steps for Preparing CASL Compliance Policies

Melissa Agnes

She also mentioned that a good CASL compliance policy could go a long way in protecting you. In today’s post, Maanit provides you with the seven steps you need to take to prepare an effective CASL compliance policy. Tips for preparing a CASL compliance policy. Although there is no “one policy fits all”, following are some of the steps that each organization should take when developing its CASL compliance policy. Step #6: Draft CASL Compliance Policies.

YouTube explains vaccine misinformation policies, marketers shift priorities during pandemic, and Ozy Media launches internal investigation

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: YouTube announces new policies to combat vaccine misinformation. The policies expand on the company’s previous ban of misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines to also focus on videos providing misinformation about other vaccines.

Behind-the-scenes of Muck Rack’s remote work policy: Here’s why it works

Muck Rack

Behind-the-scenes of Muck Rack’s remote work policy: Here’s why it works

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


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

Walmart pays full college tuition for employees, news outlets embrace newsletters, and Instagram announces new policies to protect kids

PR Daily

During that time, comms pros have been called on to develop and distribute messages on new policies that affect internal and external stakeholders alike. Instagram has introduced changes to the platform’s advertising and privacy policies that aim to protect teen users.

Wells Fargo suspends hiring policy, plant-based meat’s PR problem and how many hours PR pros log in a week

PR Daily

Here are today’s other top stories: Wells Fargo suspends hiring policy after fake interviews. Following a bombshell report from The New York Times, banking giant Wells Fargo will suspend a hiring policy that enabled some managers to conduct fake job interviews with people of color and women.

Urgent need for associations to communicate with policy leaders

Agility PR Solutions

Despite the uncertainty of the current policy landscape, trade associations remain highly-regarded policy advocates, performing at the highest level of public policy effectiveness measured—but there’s an urgent need for these groups to use social media and other digital communication more effectively to engage with policy influencers, according to a new survey of policy leaders in […].

What’s a company social media policy and why does it matter?

Axia PR

A social media policy is an outline for how employees should conduct themselves online — both personally and professionally. When done right, social media policies set employees up for success and help companies curb issues with security, reputation, and the law.

Spotify responds to backlash over privacy policy

PR Daily

It reads, in part: In our new privacy policy, we indicated that we may ask your permission to access new types of information, including photos, mobile device location, voice controls, and your contacts. Ek promised that the company would update the privacy policy in the coming weeks to address the biggest concerns around the app. For example, Lance Ulanoff wrote a post for Mashable titled, “ Spotify was dumb, but its privacy policy really wasn’t that bad.”.

Walmart launches Twitter live shopping series, social media pros prove their worth in 2021, and Facebook defends hate speech policies

PR Daily

Meta defends Facebook hate speech policies following new report. The Washington Post reports: Facebook spokesman Andy Stone defended the company’s decisions around its hate speech policies and how it conducted its relationship with the civil rights auditors.

How Apple workers have captured the public’s attention over internal policies


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While the world is on pause, it’s a good time to review your social media compliance policy

Agility PR Solutions

The post While the world is on pause, it’s a good time to review your social media compliance policy appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Anticipating post-election legislation, regulation and policy changes, execs are rethinking strategies

Agility PR Solutions

elections, executives are responding to uncertainty from the impending changes in legislation, regulations and policy by rethinking their corporate strategies in the U.S. Following a heated campaign season and the U.S

Ethics: Not Just a Policy


To paraphrase a friend of mine “Ethics should not just be a policy. It must be a reality.”. Ethics is central to effective public relations. It is core to our daily activities. Yet everyday some PR professional, somewhere is being asked to do something unethical. It’s not always the case of lying, sometimes it is the seemingly minor lapse….Do Do we really need to disclose that publicly? There is nothing forbidding us doing [X].

Meta changes hate speech policy on Russian invasion, low pay is No. 1 reason behind employee quits, MLB celebrates return of baseball on social media

PR Daily

Here are today’s other top stories: Facebook, Instagram temporarily change hate speech policies amid European conflict. The Hate Speech policy continues to prohibit attacks on Russians,” the email stated. Also: Behr Paint Company enters the NFT universe with SXSW virtual event.

Following backlash, YouTube vows to tighten its harassment policy

PR Daily

On Wednesday, the platform announced that it was “taking a closer look” at its harassment policies, which also affect videos that are hateful or discriminatory: Today has generated a lot of questions and confusion. Going forward, we'll be taking a closer look at our own harassment policies, with the aim to update them. Opinions can be deeply offensive, but if they don’t violate our policies, they’ll remain on our site.

Costco tightens mask policy, Deutsche Bank suggests WFH tax, and YouTube ditches its annual ‘Rewind’

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Costco tightens mask policy and Ticketmaster clarifies COVID-19 stance. Now, only children under 2 years of age will be able to sidestep the policy.

Popping candy politics prioritises publicity over policies

PR Conversations

With the date of the UK general election set as 7 May 2015 – and dissolution of Parliament therefore already determined as 30 March , we’re in a period of what I’m calling ‘popping candy politics’ that prioritises publicity over policies. PR Mediums #pinkbus policies popping candy politics public afffairs Public Relations Publicity women''s issues

Spotify announces platform policies to combat misinformation, a record number of scams hit social media in 2021 and Meta’s civil rights chief shares company progress

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Spotify CEO unveils platform policies to combat COVID-19 misinformation. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek has published an open letter on the company’s website addressing the platform’s rules and policies toward content that mentions COVID-19.

The importance of having a media policy [example]

Public Relations Sydney

A media policy is essential for maximising all media opportunities – for any type of business, even if you are working from home. The benefits of having a media policy in place include: You can feel confident and well prepared for the interview. The following is an example of a media policy which you can use for your business. It should be treated as one of your key policies and procedures. Example media policy.

Twitter beefs up harassment policy, embraces transparency

PR Daily

Twitter is starting 2016 by taking a stand against harassment—again. The social media giant updated its rules to be even stricter (and some may say more vague) in order to “continue to take action on accounts that cross the line into abuse.”. Twitter isn’t stopping at its tools that allow for blocking, muting and reporting users who cross the line. Now, when a user is suspected of abusive behavior, they will have to go through a series of steps to unlock their account.

Do companies need an AI ethics policy? Most tech leaders say yes.

Agility PR Solutions

The post Do companies need an AI ethics policy?

Evernote chief apologizes after proposed policy shift

PR Daily

Evernote CEO Chris O’Neill has been busy doing damage control in the press over a change it made to its privacy policy last week. Execs announced they would not move forward with the privacy policy changes put forth last week. Instead, they will revise the policy and affirm that users’ data remains private. We’re sorry we disappointed our customers, and we are reviewing our entire privacy policy because of this.