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Traditional PR Tools Retain Importance in the Digital Era

So much of the communications practice is dedicated to understanding, deploying and mastering digital communications tools. But it turns out that traditional principles still pack a significant PR punch. | MORE »

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5 Tips for Writing Better Emails to the Media

There is no one-size-fits-all formula for effective email communication with the media. But that’s not to say that there aren’t ways to give yourself a good shot at landing the coverage you’re looking for. | MORE »

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Lockheed Martin’s Nuclear Fusion Project: A Case Study in Changing Corporate Perception

Lockheed Martin’s recent announcement of compact nuclear fusion development invites interested investors and partners to help fund the project and attempts to change the way the company is perceived by the public. | MORE »

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Digital PR Awards: Blog

Winner: Time Warner Cable – Time Warner Cable Untangled Blog Time Warner Cable (TWC) has successfully evolved its Untangled Blog from a siloed content vehicle staffed by a single author, best viewed on desktop, to … | MORE »

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How To Maximize Your Media Training Efforts

If you can make the interview process less mysterious, you will spark your CEO’s drive to master the game himself. | MORE »

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As Hewlett-Packard Announces It’s Splitting, Internal and External Messaging Are Key

Hewlett-Packard, one of the world’s most stalwart information technology corporations, announced Monday that it will be splitting into two separate entities in an effort to keep up with changes in the various industries that it operates in. | MORE »

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Inconsistent Policies Hurt Employee Communications

Bill Simmons’ suspension from ESPN for calling NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a “liar” regarding the now infamous Ray Rice video has cast attention on the relationship between the sports network and the NFL. | MORE »

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Your PR Effort May Not Be Changing Anyone’s Mind

If we are ever to engage our stakeholders in a meaningful meeting of the minds, we have to have a better idea of their mental models—what they’re comprised of and where we have an opportunity to change them in our organization’s favor. | MORE »

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5 Keys to Perfecting the Art of Email Subject Lines

Knowing how to make your subject line both succinct and magnetic will give your pitch an edge right off the bat and help you cross the that first bridge with the media—getting them to open your message. | MORE »

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Derek Jeter’s ‘The Players’ Tribune’ to Offer First-Person Stories from Athletes

For professional communicators, especially those who work in the sports world, The Players’ Tribune offers yet another example of how the media are becoming more siloed and, at the same time, more open and direct. | MORE »

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