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Did Silos, Groupthink Ignite Bud Light Debacle?

Bud Light apparently was trying to be anything but boring with a new marketing message on some of its beer bottles—and got burned in the process. | MORE »

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Sharp Contrasts in Response to Crises

There’s a British proverb that says, “Youth looks forward but age looks back.” That pretty much sums up the way Blue Bell Ice Cream and Twitter handled their respective crises last month. | MORE »

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PR Insider: How Legacy Brands Adapt to a New Age

Legacy brands face a unique challenge in maintaining relevancy in the digital age. Here is how one such company met and overcame that challenge. | MORE »

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How Tom Brady Can Stop His Reputation’s Deflation

Everyone makes mistakes, sometimes egregious ones, but in time those can be forgiven. What is not forgiven is lying about your role in bad behavior. | MORE »

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A Plain Truth About the Media Ecosystem

There are so many sources of news media now and so many ways to get the news, it’s difficult to determine which outlets and journalists have the most influence. Also, social media has leveled the playing field, and traditional media brands don’t matter as much now. So you’ve been led to believe—or want to believe. […] | MORE »

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7 Ways to Manage the Press Release Approval Process

Google started putting company press releases in its news search results this spring, which likely silenced some who claimed the press release was dead. It remains an important tool for communicators, which means the stress of managing edits from senior leaders and clients is not going away anytime soon. | MORE »

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8 Benefits of Business Blogging [Infographic]

Blogging is a vital resource for brands looking to expand their audience. It helps acquire new customers and it can establish you as an industry leader. | MORE »

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5 Writing Questions You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

PR pros and journalists are supposed to have the answers to questions about writing style, and if they harbor more questions than answers, they may be too embarrassed to ask a colleague.  | MORE »

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3 PR Takeaways From Pew’s News Media Report

PR communicators can learn a lot from this year’s Pew Research State of the News Media report to help guide their efforts.  | MORE »

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How to Use Brand Storylines to Spark Conversations

In this exclusive article for PR News, Jeremy Miller offers a preview of his Digital PR Conference keynote presentation by drawing on Principle 6 from his book “Sticky Branding,” which is to use brand storylines to inspire your audience to say, “That’s interesting. Tell me more.” | MORE »

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