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BALLOT MEASURE SPURS INTEL TO HALT ANALYST MEETING

October 14th, 1996 by

Fearing that "forward-looking" statements it might make about future operating results might leave it open to shareholder lawsuits, Santa Clara, Calif.-based semiconductor manufacturer Intel Corp. [INTC] has decided not to hold its semi-annual analysts meeting.… Continued

NEW FIRMS

October 14th, 1996 by

GTE Exec Starts Web Firm Rupert Smith, formerly director of communications at GTE Corp. [GTE], launched Webpolish, Stamford, Conn., a firm that will specialize in design and implementation services for Internet and Intranet sites. The… Continued

CORPORATIONS ADOPT TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO ADD POWER TO IR

October 14th, 1996 by

Corporations are making increasing use of technology tools in their investor relations activities, a new study shows. Conference calls and broadcast faxing have become nearly universal, while newer tools such as e-mail and Web sites… Continued

JAMES HART JR. IS PR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

October 14th, 1996 by

The readers of PR NEWS selected James Hart Jr., vice president of public affairs at PanEnergy Corp. [PEL] Houston, as 1997 "PR Professional of the Year." A veteran corporate public affairs executive with extensive experience… Continued

CORPORATE PR EXECUTIVES SEEK TO LEAD ON BUSINESS ETHICS

October 14th, 1996 by

Many corporate PR executives view top management as more concerned about ethical issues than they were 10 years ago. Yet they also believe management has not been successful in earning greater trust from the public,… Continued

ALARIES, RENT MAKE UP LION’S SHARE OF COSTS

October 14th, 1996 by

PR firm managers always are looking to see how their costs stack up against the norm in the business. Data from a new poll by the Counselors Academy of the Public Relations Society of America… Continued

APPOINTMENTS/HIRES: CORPORATE

October 14th, 1996 by

At Witco Corp. [WIT], Greenwich, Conn., John Bondur, vice president-human resources, was named vice president-human resources and communications. Steve Conway joined CompuServe Inc. [CSRV], Columbus, Ohio, as vice president of corporate communications. He formerly headed… Continued

TELECONFERENCING: EFFECTIVE WAY TO REACH KEY AUDIENCES

October 14th, 1996 by

Media and investor relations executives can choose from an ever-wider array of tools and services to target and reach the media. One service that is becoming increasingly popular is the teleconference. More Than A Phone… Continued

TELE-SEMINARS FOR FIRM EXECS

October 7th, 1996 by

19961007 TELE-SEMINARS FOR FIRM EXECS October 7, 1996 TELE-SEMINARS FOR FIRM EXECS October 7, 1996 The Counselors Academy of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is offering three one-hour seminars for agency execs who… Continued

BOSTON FIRMS MOVE

October 7th, 1996 by

19961007 BOSTON FIRMS MOVE October 7, 1996 BOSTON FIRMS MOVE October 7, 1996 Healthcare marcom firm BBK, Chestnut Hill, Mass., moved to 2310 Washington St., Newton, MA 02162, 617/630-4477. Investor relations firm Sharon Merrill Associates,… Continued