Archive: March 2001

State of the Media: Lean, Mean And No Press Releases, Please

March 26th, 2001 by

Media relations gurus have been boogying nonstop to update their relationship databases in the wake of Q1 layoffs inside such media empires as AOL Time Warner, Disney/ABC and new economy pubs Industry Standard and Business… Continued

Journalists Sound Off About PR

March 26th, 2001 by

What’s a media-relations issue of PRN without a little insight from the media? We asked our editorial colleagues at PBI and elsewhere to reveal their PR pet peeves, as well as some of the smart… Continued

This Just In…

March 26th, 2001 by

In response to immiment layoffs, Procter & Gamble has created a job status hotline to handle staff concerns. Inside sources say 40% of the workforce might be laid off. Torie Clarke may be leaving her… Continued

Media Hotsheet

March 26th, 2001 by

ESPN Radio Broadcasts Online. It’s a no-brainer for radio stations–expand to the Web and you can potentially claim the entire world as your audience. ESPN Radio, provider of sports news, interviews and commentary to more… Continued

Media Trends

March 26th, 2001 by

Beer-guzzling couch potatoes aren’t the only ones obsessed with sports these days. Newspapers carry more news about sports than any other topic, according to a recent study from the Readership Institute at Northwestern University in… Continued

Media Moves

March 26th, 2001 by

Suzan Revah shifts from online deputy news editor to news editor of the Industry Standard.srevah@thestandard.com…Michael Fitzgerald, Red Herring Magazineexecutive news editor, now writes a bi-weekly column called In the Shadow of the Valley, which provides… Continued

Media Insight: "Smart Solutions"

March 26th, 2001 by

Home & Garden Television C/o Weller Grossman Productions 14144 Ventura Blvd., Suite 200 Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 818/755-4800 http://www.hgtv.com Got a problem? Bring it to “Smart Solutions,” an HGTV show now entering its sixth season… Continued

Media Layoffs: The Latest Graveyard Stats

March 26th, 2001 by

Media companies – and their interactive divisions, in particular – are in a state of churn. Have you updated your database lately? Here are the latest (downward) adjustments in the media work force. MARCH 2001… Continued

Say What?

March 26th, 2001 by

Someone sent us a human heart this week. Well, not a real one, but a realistic-looking one made out of foam rubber.(It arrived while staffers were midway through their peanut butter sandwiches, most left unfinished.)… Continued

JobTracker

March 26th, 2001 by

Director of Marketing Trinity College in Hartford, CT seeks Director of Marketing. Responsiblefor developing and implementing communications strategies to various constituencies, using speeches, scripts, newsletters, feature articles, etc. Will advise departments in their marketing initiatives,… Continued