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7 Keys to Crisis Message Development

Your brand’s communications team should have a comprehensive crisis-management plan in place that includes these key items for message development.  | MORE »

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Ferguson Hires a PR Agency, But the Move Generates Bad PR

The City of Ferguson has hired PR agency Common Ground Public Relations to help its communication department deal with the ongoing turmoil stemming from the fatal shooting of Michael Brown last week. But the hiring has already raised some troubling questions about the wisdom of the decision.  | MORE »

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8 Questions to Ask to Determine If You’re Producing ‘Quality’ Content

If you’re in the business of producing content, you need to get a handle on what puts the “quality” in quality content. | MORE »

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More Noise in the Feed? Twitter Experiment Provokes a Backlash

Since it went public late last year, Twitter has made a series of changes designed to monetize the microblogging service. Its latest experiment—a change to user timelines—has upset some users.  | MORE »

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Infographic: Succeed in Business Through Smart Nonverbal Communications

They say that nonverbal physical activity is much more important in human communication than the spoken word. And intuitively, we all know it’s true. We’ve all had the odd meeting where someone wouldn’t make eye … | MORE »

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PR News Announces 2014 Top Places to Work in PR

PR News will recognize 50 Top Places to Work in PR at special luncheon event on Sept. 16 at New York’s Grand Hyatt.  | MORE »

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PR News Announces 2014 Platinum PR Awards Finalists

Winners and honorable mentions in more than 40 categories—ranging from cause-related marketing and community relations to product launch, social media campaign and viral campaign—will be celebrated at a Sept. 16 luncheon event at New York’s Grand Hyatt. | MORE »

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Lands’ End Apologizes for Sending Racy GQ Mag to Customers

Thanks to a deal struck between Lands’ End and Condé Nast, loyal Lands’ End customers were treated recently to a free copy of the July issue of GQ—an issue which features model Emily Ratajkowski on the cover wearing only a lei. | MORE »

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A Sexist Contest Backfires for Smartphone Maker OnePlus

In an attempt to involve more female users, smartphone maker OnePlus recently removed its contest to find its forum’s “top 50 most well-liked ladies.” | MORE »

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Snapchat Cruises Past Twitter for Mobile Communications

In light of new data from comScore, companies and their PR agencies may no longer have the luxury of pooh-poohing Snapchat.
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