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Words that Repel Reporters (Let us Count the Ways)

Despite the constant advice to the contrary, PR pros continue to pepper their communications with words that sour reporters. | MORE »

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Happy Holidays! Now Get Back to Monitoring Your Social Channels

Thinking of taking a break from your brand’s social media channels the week between Christmas and New Year’s? | MORE »

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Nostalgia’s Favorite Time of Year: Tips for Pitching During the Holiday Season

Henson Consulting’s Anitra Schulte provides three tips on how to enjoy a merry holiday pitching season. | MORE »

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7 Tips for Pitching Hyperlocal Media

Connect your brand with local communities by arming hyperlocal media editors with ready-to-publish content. | MORE »

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Post-Newtown, Entertainment Biz Needs Cohesive Messaging

The issue of on-screen violence comes to the forefront for the fourth time in 2012, but this time the controversy will not fade away. | MORE »

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Vague Terms of Service Puts Instagram on Defensive

After Instagram’s users reacted negatively to the app’s new terms of service, co-founder Kevin Systrom attempted to clear up confusion and quell fears. | MORE »

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PR Hiring Uptick Unlikely in Q1 of 2013

A PR News poll of communications executives also finds that social media and media relations will be the top required skills for new hires. | MORE »

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5 Timeless Pitching Tips for PR Pros  

Don’t pitch stories about bird feeding and hypnosis to a business reporter, says journalist Mark Hamrick. | MORE »

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Wal-Mart Braces for More Fallout From Mexico Corruption Crisis

The New York Times has published an in-depth investigative piece about Wal-Mart, and the heat is on for the retailer to respond. | MORE »

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‘SNL’ Strikes the Right Tone in Response to Newtown Shootings

A comedy show not usually known for sensitivity—except in times of great crises—shows a deft communications touch. | MORE »

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