Archive: October 1998

Mark Your Calendar

October 15th, 1998 by

October 28-30 The Health Industry Business Communications Council’s Healthcare/E-Commerce Conf. Chicago. 602/381-1091. November 12-13 IBC USA Conference’s Latin Health Care Summit, Building Successful Private/Public Partnerships. Miami. 508/804-5428. November 12-13 Department of Health and Human Services’… Continued

PR Sequence Remains At University of Maryland; Classes Moved to Communication Dept.

October 12th, 1998 by

The move announced this spring to abolish the PR sequence at the University of Maryland has been quashed. The decision, met with a groundswell of industry opposition, resulted in an endorsement from Provost Gregory Geoffroy… Continued

You Have 445 Days To Figure It Out

October 12th, 1998 by

The Year 2000 computer crisis is the topic of a one-day forum sponsored by PR NEWS and APCO Associates, Feb. 22, 1999, at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. Corporate communicators and Y2K experts will… Continued

JobTracker: Two Marketing Writers

October 12th, 1998 by

Looking for driven Head Writer and Senior Writer for rapidly growing MCO/Hospital Marketing Group at prime NY healthcare ad agency. Clients include Pfizer & Merck. Great compensation. Fax resume and salary history to E. Wise… Continued

Industry News

October 12th, 1998 by

SPJ Sounds Off: The Media’s Take on Themselves The professional defense offered by four Washington, D.C. journalists at last week’s National Press Club Society of Professional Journalist’s forum, "Can We Be Trusted? Journalists Under Fire,"… Continued

Internet Masses Searching For News – Not Just Fleeting Fun

October 12th, 1998 by

When people around the globe log on to an Internet site, 80 percent are seeking news – not entertainment, generic investment information or the latest chat. Say hello to the nature of news in the… Continued

The Buzz About Swissair on the Net Shows Sweeping Interest in Crash

October 12th, 1998 by

Anyone in PR knows how bristling news of an accident can be. Often a company spends years in court and millions on corrective measures to pull out of a crisis. Indeed, they often finally pay… Continued

Media Insight

October 12th, 1998 by

Although pitching to this internationally-known business newspaper may seem intimidating, take comfort in the fact that reporters and editors in the American bureaus are an easy reach. You don’t have to break the bank in… Continued

OP-ED Alert: The Charlotte Observer

October 12th, 1998 by

Details on pitching an op-ed editor at key media outlets. Circulation Daily, M-F, 240,170; Sunday, 303,106 Contact Jane Pope, Op-Ed Page Editor Address P.O. Box 30308, Charlotte, NC 28230 Phone /Fax Phone: 704/358-5017 Fax: 704/358-5022… Continued

Cyber PR

October 12th, 1998 by

IR Traffic Jumps 53 Percent The Asian economic crisis and the recent focus on the International Monetary Fund keep investment-related news front and center in high-profile global circles, but a new study shows that the… Continued