When I want to cleanse myself of all the bad sentences I’ve read or written, I go back to the same, reliable tonics: the books and stories written by Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. Whether you’re a PR professional or a journalist, you deal, essentially, in sentences, and you probably have your own writing masters […]
Verizon Wireless, with the help of agency partner Weber Shandwick, altered its approach to reaching influencers by developing an online news hub, the Verizon Wireless News Center; since launch, the News Center has received 1.3 million unique visitors.
To demonstrate the power of connected technology and position Cisco as the global leader in the future of intelligent networks, the company’s social media team developed and produced a weekly video series featuring next-gen/millennial workers in 12 of Cisco’s fastest-growing countries; the impact of this series continues to grow with recognition and the sharing of the series by major online publications including Huffington Post, Digiday and The Content Strategist.
On April 16, 2013, the FAA advised Airlines for America and airline carriers that furloughs of air traffic controllers would begin the following Sunday; in less than 10 days, A4A led a grassroots campaign that ultimately resulted in Congressional action to resolve the issue with legislation.
On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, we can all agree that natural disasters of all sorts have slammed us before, and will slam us again in the future. That’s a fact of life, and one that communicators must be prepared to respond to, as a part of their overall crisis management planning.
The Council of PR Firms’ Critical Issues Forum featured a spirited debate about the growing influence of so-called native advertising, or branded content, which has quickly become a key component in marketing communications.