Archive: August 2000

Marcom Gets an Angel

August 28th, 2000 by

A new Web site, http://www.MarketingAngel. com, promises to sit on your shoulder and provide guidance with issues relating to design, media, PR and copywriting. The new site is the brainchild of McCall Media & Marketing,… Continued

Verbs With Verve May Get You Hired

August 28th, 2000 by

Trying to impress that potential employer with your creative prowess? You might want to double-check your resume and gauge its rating on the snooze-o-meter. Action verbs and colorful phrases will definitely make your pitch stand… Continued

Don’t Overlook the Neighborhood Media While Searching the Horizon

August 21st, 2000 by

Sometimes it’s easy to view a small, local publication like the girl next door – always there, but not that important in the larger scheme of things. But the proliferation of community newspapers and regional… Continued

This Just In…

August 21st, 2000 by

Reuters Group PLC plans to cut about 1,700 jobs as part of a repositioning to become Internet-integrated, according to a story in The Independent (London). Reuters spokesman Peter Thomas contradicts the story, saying the company… Continued

Hotline

August 21st, 2000 by

Public money. A new weekly financial news magazine is coming to public broadcasting. “That Money Show” is a 30-minute program to be taped each Friday evening after the close of U.S. financial markets, and aired… Continued

Trends

August 21st, 2000 by

‘Dark horses’ more credible. A new study finds that Washington insiders identify “dark horses” as the most respected journalists covering politics and public affairs. Jim Lehrer, host of PBS’ “Newshour” beat out all the major… Continued

Editorial Calendar Alert

August 21st, 2000 by

Maximum storage. The Oct. 2 issue of Information Week will include a feature on desktop storage and ways to maximize it. IW bills itself as a guide for decision-makers who buy, build and manage technology.… Continued

Media Moves

August 21st, 2000 by

Becky Bisbee leaves the Austin-American Statesman to join the Seattle Times. Kathy Warbelow replaces her as business editor. Fax: 512/445-3971…Jon Talton, former business editor at the Charlotte Observer, is now a columnist for the business… Continued

Say What?

August 21st, 2000 by

There is confidence, there is hyperbole and then there is fantasy. A headline on a press release caught our eye as an example hailing from the latter category: “DesignFreak, Inc. Launches New Media Web Site… Continued

Get it While It’s Hot

August 21st, 2000 by

PR NEWS has just published its Annual Director of PR Services and Firms, one of the most comprehensive guides for the PR community. The directory, which is free to all PR NEWS subscribers, includes 23… Continued