Archive: December 2000

This Just In…

December 18th, 2000 by

Post-election shuffle: APCO Worldwide scoops up Arizona Congressman Matt Salmon, who retires his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives after three terms in office. As executive VP, Salmon will establish a Phoenix office…Paul Bledsoe,… Continued

‘Tis the season to be slacking off

December 18th, 2000 by

PR NEWS will take a break from its publishing schedule next week to imbibe a little holiday eggnog and rest up for 2001. Watch for the next issue on January 2.

Admit it. You secretly live for Heavy Medal.

December 18th, 2000 by

Ok, so your workload has made you old and gray. Have you gone platinum yet? PR NEWS wants to hear about your best flashback. No – not to your Iron Maiden and Quiet Riot days… Continued

Divestiture Communications: Making the Best of a Bad Situation

December 18th, 2000 by

While many corporate PR departments have crisis communications plans on file, one situation that often leaves them scrambling and unprepared is when a company decides to divest itself of a unit that doesn’t fit into… Continued


December 18th, 2000 by

Affluenza. The economy may be on a downswing, but Vanguarde Media is betting on a new book that’s all about affluence. SAVOY will target successful, educated African Americans between the ages of 25 and 54,… Continued

New Features

December 18th, 2000 by

Holiday Help Line. attempts to provide a modicum of sanity for harried holiday perfectionists. The site’s holiday theme offers tips for everyone from the novice to the most seasoned Martha Stewart-wannabe. Entertainment features include… Continued

Media Strategies

December 18th, 2000 by

Digital Pitchery. Email pitching may be the wave of the future, but many messages are being sucked under by the current. Experts at the PR NEWS Strategic Online Communications Seminar, held earlier this month in… Continued

Media Moves

December 18th, 2000 by

Alex Pham departs post as Silicon Valley bureau chief for The Boston Globe. Contact technology editor Rob Weisman.…Senior writer Josh McHugh leaves eCompany Now to work as a freelance writer. Email…Senior editor Polly… Continued

Say What?

December 18th, 2000 by

Kids, don’t try this at home. Web speed is not something to play around with. Last week, we received a premature email from our colleagues at the Chisholm-Mingo Group with the following subject line: DENNY’S… Continued

Media Insight

December 18th, 2000 by 120 Post Road West Westport CT 06880 203/341-7000 offers its readers a remedy for their health information ailments. The online news wire provides the latest health news in a consumer-friendly format. Its syndicated… Continued