Amazon founder Jeff Bezos just added a new chapter to his already formidable legacy. The Internet tycoon on Monday announced that he will buy the Washington Post for $250 million, ending the Graham family’s 80-year ownership of the daily newspaper.
Eric Morgenstern, president-CEO of Morningstar Communications , had just finished a client meeting at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City last week when he went over to the company’s kitchen, opened the
Women dominate the PR industry everywhere but the executive level. However, a lack of women in the C-Suite is a problem not isolated to the communication field.
A four-year-old lawsuit concerning the false advertising of Vitaminwater as a health drink continues to cause problems for Coca-Cola. The soft drink giant’s legal team has argued from the beginning that: “no consumer could reasonably be misled into thinking Vitaminwater was a healthy beverage.”
Not long ago I returned from three weeks traveling through India by myself. While planning this eight-city adventure, a voice inside my head kept telling me I was nuts: India?
Midsummer is the perfect time for public relations and communications-agency owners and leaders to evaluate their companies’ achievements over the past six months. Many will review work product, staff performance, and new business wins, as well as client results and satisfaction.
Maintaining a satisfactory work environment is not only an ethical practice, but also a way to help craft a quality external image. 24/7 Wall St. recently released its list of America’s worst companies to work for and identified nine exceptionally bad corporate work environments.
Personally, most of us know that communication is more about listening than talking. As marketers and corporate communicators, however, our professional training has too often driven us to think of our job as the science of monitoring, followed by the art of persuasion.
At PR News, we often write about how to stay on the good side of people like journalists or consumers. Yesterday, we decided to ask what really grinds your gears, as communications professionals.