Archive: August 2000

Sustaining Biotech Buzz in Lay Terms – Are You Up to the Challenge?

August 7th, 2000 by

When the government and a private biotech firm recently announced that scientists had mapped out a working draft of the human DNA code, biotech was cast into a whole new league of elevated consumer recognition.… Continued

Get It While It’s Hot

August 7th, 2000 by

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

This Just In…

August 7th, 2000 by

Americans’ feelings about airline safety remain optimistic in spite of the recent Air France Concorde crash, according to Gallup research. Only 21% of respondents in the latest poll said they were frightened all or most… Continued

Hotline

August 7th, 2000 by

DrKoop.com ailing. MillenniumHealth has bailed out of DrKoop.com. The Va.-based medical equipment dealer and online news service was in negotiations with the beleaguered Web site, but talks broke down; a statement was released saying simply… Continued

New Features

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San Jose Comes to San Fran. The San Jose Mercury News is now publishing a morning San Francisco edition available throughout the Bay Area, including an expanded local news section with more business and tech… Continued

Trends

August 7th, 2000 by

The benefits of a “G” rating. Want to get on the medical community’s good side? Find ways to stress your product’s violence-free nature. The American Academy of Family Physicians’ board has expanded its call to… Continued

Editorial Calendar Alert

August 7th, 2000 by

Getting medicine to market. The October issue of Pharmaceutical Executive will have a feature story entitled, “Logistics – From factory to pharmacy,” tracing the process that a new drug must go through before hitting the… Continued

Media Moves

August 7th, 2000 by

Rodale Inc. names DavidZinczenko editor of Men’s Health magazine. 610/967-5171…Russ Mitchell joins Business 2.0 as exec editor. Sarah Stirland starts as senior writer covering the investment and finance community. rmitchell@business2.com or sstirland@business2.com…Barbara Rose leaves Crain’s… Continued

JobTracker

August 7th, 2000 by

Cantor Concern: Manager, Brand and Customer Communications Cantor Executive Search Solutions is seeking a Manager, Brand and Customer Communications for a corporation located in Raleigh, NC. This position serves as chief strategist for the company… Continued

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August 7th, 2000 by

When the editors of PR NEWS grow up and switch to the PR side of the business, we want to have Joe Swaney’s job at Turner Broadcasting. Or rather, we just want to have his… Continued