Media Relations


Redskins Twitter Fail Is a Lesson and a Reminder to Communicators

September 3rd, 2015 by

Good communicators know the rules of what and what not to do on Twitter. But let’s assume a bad tweet has escaped out into the world. How do you recover?

7 PR Leaders Weigh In on Way Ahead for Subway

August 31st, 2015 by

We asked PR thought leaders how they would counsel Subway during the next 3-5 months.

10 Tips for Using the PESO Model to Score Earned Media Coverage

August 30th, 2015 by

Competing with the ratings-first and click-bait mentality of on-air and online news outlets can be a lesson in futility for PR pros tasked with telling their organizations’ stories.

How Allstate Foundation and Its Agency Went Local With the Purple Purse Campaign

August 28th, 2015 by

Despite Purple Purse’s previous success in educating victims of financial abuse, the campaign needed to be bigger to make it easier for victims to get the resources they need.


7 Strategies for Strong Influencer Relationships

August 27th, 2015 by

Bright House Network’s Brian Weber, a presenter at PR News’ upcoming Social Media Summit in New York, shows you how to excel at connecting with important influencers in your market.


McWhopper PR Stunt Gives Burger King a Boost

August 27th, 2015 by

Burger King’s proposal to McDonald’s to get together and make a McWhopper proved to be a clever bit of PR, even if McDonald’s didn’t take the bait.

5 Content Marketing Tips for PR Pros

August 26th, 2015 by

Content marketing is important. You may want to slam your head against your desk when someone uses it in a sentence these days, but PR and marketing pros are using it for a reason.


PR News’ 2015 Platinum PR Awards Finalists Announced

August 25th, 2015 by

All the finalists will be celebrated—and the winners will be announced—at the Platinum PR Awards luncheon on Oct. 26 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.


We Need to Dispel These 5 PR Myths

August 24th, 2015 by

Search the term “hires a PR firm” on any given day and you’ll find a fresh news story about a company hiring a PR firm to handle a crisis. Shocking news! Stop the presses! How dare they revert to PR! Why is it still newsworthy when PR is called to the rescue or joins a […]

3 Grammar Mistakes You’ll Probably Make This Week

August 24th, 2015 by

Let’s take some time to consider a few of the more common grammatical mistakes that can seep into your writing.