Archive: March 2004

Study says CEO Succession Biggest Headache for Board Members…

March 29th, 2004 by

That’s according to the 2003-2004 National Association of Corporate Directors Public Company Governance Survey. About 595 executives, most of them “outside” directors, responded to the comprehensive study. With a lot of the buzz on “corporate… Continued

Harnessing The Web: Let Us the Count The Ways

March 29th, 2004 by

We’re all geeks now. As the Internet becomes a growing part of the communications process PR execs must learn new ways to exploit the medium, now a major presence in both the American home and… Continued

PRMovers

March 29th, 2004 by

American Media — Life with Bonnie. Amy Galleazzi (ex-Teen People) has been named Executive Director of Public Relations . She’ll be responsible for publicizing the re-launch of Star as well as press initiatives for AMI… Continued

What Product Glut Means for PR…

March 29th, 2004 by

You know all that coin you threw into launching a new product? You may want to cut the dose. A recent survey conducted by Cincinnati-based AcuPOLL found that of the more than 30,000 new items… Continued

Message to PR execs from Newsrooms: Just the Fax, Please…

March 29th, 2004 by

Gunning to get a VNR onto the local news? You might increase the odds of getting your client on the “other side of the glass” by sending a fax plugging the VNR. That’s according to… Continued

Three Blind Mice: PR Lessons from Enron, Global Crossing and WorldCom

March 29th, 2004 by

It’s a wonderful time to be a student in the Free College of High-Profile Litigation PR. The first-day opening remarks might go something like this: What do Enron, WorldCom and Global Crossing have in common?… Continued

Hotel Chain’s Web Play Creates Bookings in More Ways than One

March 29th, 2004 by

In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Hampton Inn hotel chain faced a challenge and an opportunity: Fewer people were traveling, but more of those who did travel were driving instead of… Continued

Media Insight: Sunset

March 29th, 2004 by

Time Inc. 80 Willow Road Menlo Park, CA 94025 650.324.5499 http://www.sunset.com The Wind Up The sun has finally set on your mom’s Sunset. The March issue of the Time Inc. monthly (1.4 million-circulation) marks the… Continued

Product Wrap

March 29th, 2004 by

The Product: The Fleishman-Hillard Customer Leverage Group, based in San Francisco, recently announced an upgrade in its Customer Leverage program, which is designed to enhance client’s PR, sales and marketing by injecting the voice of… Continued

PR Execs Grow More Comfortable With Web Plays

March 29th, 2004 by

It was a pitched battle: a small nonprofit against the highest levels of the federal government. The nonprofit ended up winning, and the Web was pivotal in the victory. The battle dates back to 2000,… Continued