Effectively managing a crisis situation can be the ultimate challenge even for the most experienced public relations professional. So what happens when public relations students, with no practical experience in crisis communications, are forced to deal with a major crisis?
Local television news is more effective in engaging viewers’ attention with advertising than other TV program genres and competitive media, says a Hearst Television study.
Have all your crisis ducks in a row? Here’s a checklist of questions from John R. Brooks of the Communication Services of the Evangelical Lutheran Church that may save you some trouble.
At the heart of the New York Public Library Don’t Close the Book on Libraries campaign was a letter-writing effort to urge City Hall and lawmakers to restore funding for the Library. George Milhaltses, NYPL …
While dealing with a communications crisis may unpleasant, advance planning, skillful execution and honest evaluation could provide the ultimate PR learning experience.
Guess what happens when you pitch a b2b editor without first doing homework on who that editor’s audience might be? Silly question? You’d be surprised how often it happens.
While social media and influencer engagement tactics were woven throughout the day at PR News’ How-To Conference, timeless and essential topics like media relations got their due as well.
Organizations, technology and PR combine to launch text4baby, a mobile health communications initiative.
Preparing for an executive’s speech can be just as nerve-racking for the communicator as it can be for the speaker.
Do you or don’t you? The ability to decide whether to call out a journalist for a misquote or factual reporting error could be critical in diffusing a crisis.