Author Archives: PR News

Case Study: University Prevents Tragedy, Shapes Its Own Narrative

“My roommate just pulled the fire alarm and he’s got a gun.” UCF Police received that harrowing 911 call from an on-campus resident at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla., shortly after midnight on Monday, March 18, 2013. | MORE »

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Stakes for PR Pros When Brands Get Into a Fight

When C-level managers dig in their heels and refuse to blink, PR pros need to think about the use of language as it relates to the conflict, perception and, perhaps most important, consumer sentiment. | MORE »

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In a Negative Vein

“Where’s the vision?” It’s a key question that senior PR pros working for companies grappling with negative perception need to ask themselves. | MORE »

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As Communications Models Evolve, PR Takes Bigger Role

Brand Management at P&G now covers four functions, including communications (the term “public relations” no longer exists at the company). It’s not a sure thing but as goes Procter & Gamble so go many other companies, particularly in consumer markets. | MORE »

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Clear Communication

Perception of management is usually predicated on C-level executives being able to articulate a compelling vision for their brand or organization. And on PR pros delivering that message. | MORE »

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Case Study: New Sustainability Report Helps Company Turn the Page

Working with PR agency Strategy XXI Partners, Arizona Chemical developed content in order to make its sustainability report more accessible, shaping the reporting process into editorial nuggets that could be easily conveyed. | MORE »

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When Brands Take a Stand, PR Must Connect the Dots

When a brand or organization takes a stand on a societal issue (and puts its money where its mouth is), PR managers are responsible to drive the program. | MORE »

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Hunger Program Persists Despite Government Shutdown

Nonprofit localizes nationwide crisis For two weeks last October, the federal government of the United States shut down. The opposing sides of the Affordable Care Act reached what seemed to be an | MORE »

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The Next Millennium

As millennials occupy a larger and larger swath of the U.S. population, the one-way conversation that marketers have practiced for years is slowly but surely being eclipsed by more give-and-take between brands and consumers. | MORE »

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Case Study: Military Nonprofit Rallies the Troops to Turn the Tide

The Military Officers Association of America, with more than 380,000 members from every branch of the armed services, needed to put together an advocacy campaign in an effort to repeal proposed budget cuts for military families. And fast.  | MORE »

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