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Trust in Media a Mixed Bag

Good news for Internet content producers: A recent TNS study reveals that people trust information they get from online news sources roughly to the same degree as information from friends. Among the findings: •    42% … | MORE »

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Green Products Reign in a Poor Economy

In this turbulent economic climate, environmentally friendly products may have the best prospects for success. The 2009 Cone Consumer Environmental Study indicates that despite the recession, only 8% of Americans consider themselves any less likely … | MORE »

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Front and Center in a Journalist’s Rolodex

“I’m working on a story and I’m wondering if you can help with an interview source…” Isn’t that the kind of call every public relations pro wants to receive from a high-profile writer at The … | MORE »

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A PR Firm Turns a Gaming Event into a Worldwide Sensation

Widely referred to as the "Woodstock of gaming," QuakeCon is the largest local-area-network video game fan appreciation event in North America. Working with PR firm Rogers & Cowan, QuakeCon wanted to take the event global … | MORE »

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Turning the Corner: How Employers are Helping Staff  Green Their Daily Commute

Employers continue to seek new and innovative ways to help their employees be happier and more productive. Of universal concern in large metropolitan centres throughout North America today are the economic, environmental, and social impacts … | MORE »

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The PR News Interview, KC Brown: Go Naked, or at Least Be Public With Your Goals & Performance

KC Brown knew early on that he wanted to be in Public Relations, and specifically on the research side. Armed with a master’s degree in mass communication research, Brown is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to discussing the need for companies to measure their outputs and outcomes.

It’s a well-worn mantra in PR that if it can’t be measured it shouldn’t be done. But we all know that mantra is better said than practiced. | MORE »

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Case Study: Business Without Borders: PwC Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With a PR Program of Global Proportions

Company: PricewaterhouseCoopers Timeframe: 2008-ongoing As the company’s 10th anniversary drew near, PricewaterhouseCoopers (which was formed in 1998 after a merger between Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand) executives decided that giving back to global communities … | MORE »

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Domino’s Crisis Revisited

Domino’s Pizza’s recent image crisis, courtesy of two now-former employees and YouTube, is still in an early stage of recovery, but enough time has passed for Tim McIntyre, the company’s VP of corporate communications, to … | MORE »

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Social Media Meltdown: Tweeting Your Way Into and Out of a Crisis

Crisis communications was never black and white, but the proliferation of social media platforms has caused the shades of gray to get even hazier—so much so, in fact, that it can be difficult to distinguish … | MORE »

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E-Mail Marketers Miss ROI

â–¶ E-mail Marketers Missing Measurement Opportunities: According to the ERoi study of the trends and use of e-mail analytics, marketers “are taking an extremely careless approach to e-mail marketing” based on the finding that 18% … | MORE »

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