No Coal in Edelman’s Stocking: There are plenty of PR lessons in the news surrounding Edelman’s decision to end ties with coal producers and climate change deniers.
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The fundamentals of communications are timeless. The art of telling a great story, the science of selecting the right channels to share our story in and the nuances of language always have been and will continue to be critical to success.
It seems nearly everyone admits that it is less than ideal when PR and marketing work in silos. Fortunately, we hear more and more examples of silos being a thing of the past.
In their more candid moments, executives doubt the value of the employee-engagement survey. They find it time-consuming and stressful and most have given up on calculating its ROI.
A brand’s reputation can be dented faster than at any time in history, in large part due to social media. That’s why the 75 Fortune 500 CCOs who responded to the study said their top priorities included protecting the brand against fallout from social media attacks.
In an annual tradition, PR News has announced the finalists in its 2015 Platinum PR Awards program. The awards celebrate the best PR creativity, technological savvy, storytelling expertise and business acumen found in communications campaigns from brands, nonprofit organizations and agencies.
Back to Barcelona: With it being Measurement Week in North America (please see page 9), it’s important to note the International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) launched an updated Barcelona Principles, which it’s calling Barcelona Principles 2.0.
We asked Margot Sinclair Savell, the North America co-chair of AMEC, to present a case study showing the value of measurement in practical terms.