Archive: July 1998

Interpublic Acquisition Of Shandwick, Golin/Harris To Create Mammoth Network

July 27th, 1998 by

It might be the PR deal of the century. After a year of negotiations, monolith holding company Interpublic says it plans to acquire London-based International Public Relations (IPR), which owns PR brands Golin/Harris and Shandwick,… Continued

Calendar

July 27th, 1998 by

PR NEWS Advanced Crisis Management & Media Relations Two-Day Workshop Sept. 14-15 at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco. PR NEWS subscribers receive a special discount. Call 888/707-5814 or log onto http://www.prnewsonline.com. July 28… Continued

Market Trends

July 27th, 1998 by

On the Home Front; Home Offices On the Rise; PR Sure to Be Part of Trend PR executives venturing out on their own likely will establish offices at home, according to a new survey. Watch… Continued

Op-Ed Alert: Los Angeles Times

July 27th, 1998 by

This feature details how to pitch an op-ed editor at key media outlets. Information is culled from "Op-Ed Biz," and is printed with permission from Clifton Parker Public Relations, 415/459-4118. Circulation Weekday, 1,058,498, Sunday, 1,457,583… Continued

Media Insight

July 27th, 1998 by

Parade Magazine 711 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017 Pitching stories to Parade Magazine might be frustrating. Editors at Parade are not accessible and say they rarely use articles from PR executives. However, since Parade… Continued

CEO Communication: Advice about The CEO Psyche

July 27th, 1998 by

If you could hook a gadget to your CEO’s head that would let you read his mind and understand precisely what he or she wants, chances are you would. Forgoing that, Ketchum’s CEO David Drobis… Continued

PR Pitches That Impress Include Creative Angle, Access to Information, Part 2 of 2

July 27th, 1998 by

To impress an editor or reporter, offer creative and memorable pitches packed with information, editors say. These relationship-building interactions might include insight-gathering field trips with uninterrupted access to facilities and top executives or a creative… Continued

Edelman Shuts Down As Broadway Goes Dark

July 27th, 1998 by

Edelman, which has earned a reputation for helping companies like Odwalla out of the hot seat, found itself in the throes of a crisis last week that displaced its 310 New York employees and made… Continued

Face-Off: The Bios On Weber And Chadlington

July 27th, 1998 by

Larry Weber Education: Denison University, Ohio, undergraduate (including a semester spent at the London School of Economics); Antioch College, Oxford, England, master’s degree; Where He First Earned His PR Stripes: the former Jayme Organization, Cleveland,… Continued

Industry News

July 27th, 1998 by

Reputation Management To Develop Episcopal Site Here’s a client you wouldn’t want to cross. Reputation Management, a strategic marcom firm based in Cambridge, Mass., has been hired to develop a Web site for The Episcopal… Continued