Following is a small selection of verbatim comments from editors and reporters polled in the recent national survey of 12,500 editors and reporters by Don Bates with the assistance of Cision and George Washington University.… Continued
According to a recent survey of U.S. media conducted in conjunction with George Washington University and Cision, PR executives are valuable to media, but they have a lot to learn when it comes to writing for them. As noted in the 33-page report, 94% of journalists use submissions from PR professionals and large majorities also depend on other PR tools such as press kits and special events.
Modern forces and current events may require executives to reinterpret basic tenets of communications, but one remains the same (at least according to CNBC’s on-air editor Charles Gasparino): media relations. Known for being particularly unforgiving… Continued
Communications’ inherent dependence on intangible factors whose definitions are largely subjective—reputation, brand, trust, authenticity—hobbled it in the business climate of yore, before technology and shifting values elevated it to a position of power within modern… Continued
Engagement. Relationships. When you consider the vernacular surrounding social media measurement, an outsider could easily mistake the conversation for one about the ROI of marriage. Granted, the ROI of both marriage and social media are,… Continued
Public speaking comes with communicators’ job description, and these executives have to do it in so many capacities: presenting campaign results to senior management, pitching ideas to clients, holding press conferences, delivering presentations at conferences—the… Continued
The adage may say otherwise, but just because you build it doesn’t mean they will come—at least not in the context of digital communities executives build around their brands. On the contrary, the Web constructs… Continued
As its name indicates, public relations is all about managing relationships with various stakeholders, including employees and investors. With the advent and subsequent explosion of social media, this responsibility has becoming increasingly challenging, especially in… Continued