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Crisis Management Always Causes a Management Crisis

As we’ve seen recently, a serious crisis puts serious pressure on executive leadership. And, sadly, the same denial-based crisis response pattern repeats itself far too often. | MORE »

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Words as Weapons: Weighing Controversy’s Place in PR

For PR pros, leveraging controversy can be a dangerous game. Communicators need to be able to balance the need for visibility with interesting yet responsible PR tactics. | MORE »

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Is There a Case for Digital Public Affairs?

Traditionally, public affairs—and lobbying—has been shrouded in secrecy. Now, with the public clamoring for transparency, the Internet and social media can be leveraged to engage and sway stakeholders. | MORE »

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Is There a Case for Digital Public Affairs?

Traditionally, public affairs—and lobbying—has been shrouded in secrecy. Now, with the public clamoring for transparency, the Internet and social media can be leveraged to engage and sway stakeholders. | MORE »

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Key PR Lessons From the Financial Overhaul Battle

When it comes to messaging around the crash of the financial system and its ongoing reform battles, PR pros need to understand the complicated issues and boil them down for public consumption. | MORE »

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In Public Relations, Looks Aren’t Everything (But They Sure Can Help)

As a PR professional, looking good and dressing appropriately is critical to getting your messages across. Here’s some tips on how to dress smartly, without breaking the bank. | MORE »

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What Is Influence—and How Do You Separate the Voices That Matter From the Digital Noise?

PR practitioners are drowning in the data of a million voices. PR Measurement Conference speaker Gary Lee of mBLAST lays out some essential steps to follow to find those influencers who have the most impact on your brand. | MORE »

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Integrating Blogging and Media Relations: A Roadmap For Success

With sound outreach strategies and tactics, organizations can leverage blogs to support outreach to the press. | MORE »

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Corporate Counsel: The Ethical Imperative in the Social Media Age

Today’s corporate counselors must look past 140 characters and beyond "tactics" and show some sensitivity in helping shape their organization’s messaging. | MORE »

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Are We Defined by Our Digital Friends?

Having a lot of "likes" on Facebook should not be mistaken for conveying professional stature or personal success, and it is certainly not an indicator that one is a skilled PR practitioner. | MORE »

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