A turning point in the campaign to get the California menu-labeling bill (SB 1420) passed into legislation (and secure gubernatorial approval) was the release of a YouTube video that used irreverent humor to fortify its stance against the opposition, in this case, the Restaurant Association in California.
Archive: February 2010
As a sponsor of landmark restaurant menu-labeling legislation (Senate Bill 1420), the California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA) enlisted the services of Bay Area-based Brown-Miller Communications to increase public understanding of and support for the nation’s first statewide menu-labeling law.
Social Media and Cyber-Attacks; CEOs Gain Confidence; E-Mail, Social Networks on Par; Paper-a-Day No More?February 8th, 2010 by PR News
â–¶ Cyber-Crime Threatens Digital Platforms: As more organizations allow employees access to social networking platforms for PR and marketing purposes, a survey of 502 companies worldwide by IT security company Sophos finds that cyber-attacks through… Continued
The recent crises faced by Toyota and Royal Caribbean provide interesting fodder for Image Patrol. One acted, one didn’t and their respective customers responded with their pockets accordingly.
A small agency feels the economic pinch and adopts a "distributed" organizational model, wherein employees work from various locations rather than in a central office. The result: cost savings and improved client service. This model, however, is not without its drawbacks.
Is weight Media Cost the answer to AVE? A new white paper issued by the Institute for Public Relations, “New Paradigm for Media Analysis: Weighted Media Cost” (by Angela Jeffrey, Bruce Jeffries-Fox and Brad L. Rawlins) presents research that demonstrates the increased clarity of correlation between media coverage and business outcomes when media cost data is factored in.
In addition to a case study, the following offers a step-by-step approach to how you can measure your media efforts.
When conducting media outreach in smaller communities, don’t skip over community newspapers. Holly Michael, communications manager for Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, regularly leverages community papers when promoting hospital programs. Here’s her tips for… Continued