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Does Your Press Release Include the Following Elements?

No doubt, the press release will continue to evolve. But whatever new form it takes the fundamentals of writing a solid press release (that will get read by the intended audiences) are not going away anytime soon. | MORE »

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Columbia Journalism School to Investigate Disputed Rolling Stone Rape Article

Rolling Stone inserted its disputed rape story back into national headlines by announcing that it has asked Columbia Journalism School to perform an independent inquiry into the editorial process behind the article. The journalism school will produce a report on the article, and Rolling Stone will publish that report unedited on its website. | MORE »

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New Year’s Resolution: 10 Tips for Improving Your Media Pitching Technique

Successfully pitching the media and securing coverage involves relationship building, smart storytelling and careful follow up—not to mention research, creativity and a lot of patience. There’s always room for improvement, and with the New Year approaching now is as good a time as ever to set a goal of working on your media pitching technique. | MORE »

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Analyzing the ‘Instagram Rapture:’ What Happened to Real People?

In a massive purging of millions of accounts on Wednesday, Instagram presented a sobering example of the problems in quantifying engagement on the Internet. | MORE »

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7 Public Relations Trends to Watch in 2015

We are living through a creative and transformative period in professional communications. With each passing year comes a time to reflect on how far we’ve come and, perhaps more important, how much we still have left to figure out. | MORE »

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6 Essential Steps for Surviving a Crisis

The best way to prepare for a crisis is to plan for it in advance. Here are six steps you can take that will help you when the dark days descend.  | MORE »

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Is Caving In a PR Strategy? Sony Cancels Release of The Interview

Sony officially cancelled the theatrical release of The Interview on Wednesday, responding decisively to the turmoil following a message posted a day earlier by a hacker group calling itself “Guardians of Peace,” which evoked the September 11th attacks and warned theatergoers to stay away from the movie. | MORE »

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Sony Struggles to Respond to a Fast-Changing PR Nightmare

The Sony Pictures hacking scandal is getting ugly. The computer breach has turned into a PR nightmare for the Hollywood studio, with the company’s reputation now hanging in the balance. | MORE »

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Infographic: 15 Digital Trends to Watch in 2015

Whether you’re a technophile unable to contain your excitement about the latest release of your favorite product or a Luddite lamenting the days of pen, pad and typewriter, it’s a certainty that the brands that stay abreast of the latest digital trends will have the best footing in 2015. | MORE »

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6 Ways PR and Content Marketing Should Collaborate

For a cohesive and integrated program, it’s necessary for both PR and content marketing to collaborate in order to create a comprehensive marketing plan that will improve an organization’s market awareness and increase lead generation and nurturing capabilities. | MORE »

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