Archive: September 2000

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September 25th, 2000 by

The University of Wisconsin at Madison got a quick refresher course in crisis management 101 last week. It seems the admissions office and publications staff electronically manipulated the cover photo for the campus’ fall guide… Continued

Women Gaining Ground in PR Careers, But Glass Ceiling Still Exists

September 18th, 2000 by

Women are making up a larger segment of the communications and public relations industry than ever before, but progress remains slow on cracking the glass ceiling, according to veteran insiders. These days, the most fruitful… Continued

This Just In…

September 18th, 2000 by

The Los Angeles Times is discontinuing publication of its 14 community news sections and eliminating about 125 positions. Ketchum’s Washington D.C. office takes on the Bridgestone/Firestone crisis, becoming the company’s third PR agency of record… Continued


September 18th, 2000 by

LA’s Bizarre Read. A new, free monthly magazine hopes to hit LA like an earthquake. The publication, Bold, is aimed at Gen-X hipsters interested in politics, technology and celebrities (pretty normal), sex, drinking, gambling and… Continued

Holiday Calendar Alert

September 18th, 2000 by

The Gift List for Holiday 2000 is a media list of editorial contacts at new organizations that are planning “great gift ideas” stories for the December holidays. Following is a sampling of entries from the… Continued

Media Moves

September 18th, 2000 by

Steve Joynt joins the Mobile (Ala.) Register as an assistant city editor.… Anna Rohleder joins as staff writer.… Mark Robinson joins Industry Standard as senior editor overseeing in-depth reports. 415/733-5400… Gregory Osberg… Continued

Media Insight

September 18th, 2000 by

“The Early Show” CBS News 524 West 57th St. New York, NY 10019 212/975-3691 On the whole, CBS appears to be merely in survival mode, given its weak showing at the Emmy’s last week,… Continued

Workplace Health Angle Puts New Ergo Product in Top Seat

September 18th, 2000 by

The Case By February 1999, office furniture manufacturer Steelcase had spent four years and $32 million developing the “Leap” chair – a swanky and ergonomically-calibrated desk chair designed for “knowledge workers” who spend a large… Continued


September 18th, 2000 by

Cantor Concern Director, PR for MA high-tech firm. Develop and manage the execution of a strategic PR plan to build awareness of the company, its products and services among key constituents including customers, industry analysts,… Continued


September 18th, 2000 by

Wal-Mart might do well to think of “back to school” not only as a marketing opportunity, but also as a job requirement for its store merchandisers. In a July 30 article, an AP correspondent reported… Continued