A live encounter, by its very nature, is based on the unpredictable. If real estate’s rule is location, location, location, the media interview rule is preparation, preparation, preparation.
David Letterman has announced his impending retirement, and PR News is commemorating the occasion with—what else?—a Top 10 list.
Some 3,000 news releases are distributed each day through BusinessWire, Marketwire, PrimeNewswire, PR Newswire and PR Web. If you plan to be one of them, how can you differentiate your message?
General Motors’ chief executive Mary T. Barra explained the company’s second massive round of recalls in as many months, saying, “Something went very wrong in our processes in this instance, and terrible things happened.”
Public service announcements (PSAs) are an effective tool for creating awareness about a cause or issue, while generating visibility for nonprofit organizations. Although media outlets are no longer required to air PSAs, TV and radio stations use these announcements regularly to fill unsold airtime and as a community service.
Rather than leave any possible mystery as to how the money is collected and distributed, nonprofits have to be transparent with stakeholders from the get-go.