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Case Study: FEMA’s Flood Insurance Program Awareness Campaign Keeps Agents Connected and Customers Covered

To counter the public’s belief that flood insurance was largely unneccessary, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Ogilvy PR created the FloodSmart campaign, designed to communicate flood risk and insurance options. | MORE »

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Low CEO Visibility: Is PR at Fault?

While conventional wisdom tells PR executives to get their top management out in front of the media to build reputation and trust, data compiled by PRIME Research for PR News shows that compared to other PR disciplines “management” coverage by top media outlets is severely lacking. | MORE »

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Case Study: PR Outreach Helps Drive Utility Company’s Ambitious Energy Reduction Campaign—With Electrifying Results

To promote the use of CFL bulbs among its customers, Puget Sound Energy engineered a fully integrated marketing/communications campaign the rocked the northwest–not bad for conservative utility outfit. | MORE »

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Pause Before You Publish: Lessons From Dan Gilbert’s ‘LeBron Letter’

From a PR perspective, Dan Gilbert’s letter to fans in response to LeBron’s departure could have been constructed differently—to reenforce the positive. | MORE »

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Message Control: Changing the PR-Journalist Dynamic

Gone are the days of formality. Now, the relationship between reporter and corporation requires frequency and transparency. | MORE »

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Case Study: Baby Giraffe and PR Help Solve Zoo Budget Impasse While Curbing Outcry Over Threat of Animal Sacrifices

Unfortunate comments by Zoo New England’s CEO over zoo budget cuts by the state created a nationwide stir that required quick action by PR agency Rasky Baerlein. | MORE »

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Hoax Releases Hit Newswire Services

Two phony press releases hit PR Newswire and Business Wire, causing a change in release submission policy. | MORE »

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Use Community Access TV to Get Your Message Out

For smaller businesses and nonprofits, community access television can be an attractive alternative outreach platform. | MORE »

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One-Question Survey: Define a Good Relationship With the Media

In advance of PR News’ June 17 Media Relations Forum in Washington, D.C., we asked the PR community one question: “How would you define a good relationship with the media?” See the winning response. | MORE »

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Media Relations Forum: Rule No. 1—Make Journalists Do Their Job

Top communications executives imparted advice on how to best deal with the evolving media landscape at the PR News Media Relations Forum. | MORE »

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