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5 Things to Do When Your Senior Leader Threatens to Throw a Journalist Off a Balcony

In the interest of helping all media handlers and PR pros whose senior leader threatens, on camera, to murder a journalist, we offer these helpful tips. | MORE »

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PR Insider: A Peek Behind the Media Curtain

Setting aside time to visit the newsrooms of media outlets you serve as a communicator is a great way to build relationships and understand what makes a media outlet tick.  | MORE »

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Mac Attack: Three Tips On How to Celebrate a Brand Anniversary the Apple Way

Thirty years ago Apple unveiled its iconic “1984” Super Bowl commercial, announcing the release of the Macintosh personal computer.  Steve Jobs had already previewed the commercial, publicly announcing his plucky little company was about to … | MORE »

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6 Media Pitching Do’s—and 1 Don’t

These tactical media pitching tips will help see you through the anxiety of short deadlines and high media placement expectations | MORE »

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Your Client Won a Grammy. Now What? (Lessons for PR Pros to the Stars and Everyone Else, Too)

The real work starts for communications professionals before the event, planning acceptance speeches and organizing press conferences. | MORE »

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The Letter: An Old-School Communications Format That Still Works

In an age of sound bites, acronyms and 140-character messages, the long form letter is still a great way to communicate ideas.  | MORE »

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5 Things to Do When You’re in San Francisco for the Digital PR Summit

So why is San Francisco, in particular, on the brain now instead of say, the Côte d’Azur? Because PR News is headed to San Francisco for its Feb. 4 Writing Boot Camp and Feb. 5 Digital PR Summit, and I’m getting hungry | MORE »

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Case Study: National Adoption Day Campaign Builds Awareness and Momentum to Find Foster Care Kids a Permanent Home

On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, as parade planners make sure all the marching bands know their places in line and turkey supplies start running low, a celebration of quite a different kind is underway | MORE »

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4 Ways to Channel Your Inner Bao Bao for Your Media Strategy

You don’t need to have a panda cub to follow the National Zoo’s media strategy. Here are some tips to follow to increase brand exposure. | MORE »

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8 Best Messages of Gratitude From This Year’s Oscar Nominees

The true goal of all these humble reactions: to bask in the warm glow of positive sentiment. It’s the driving force of most actors and brand communications. | MORE »

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