Seven Things You Will Learn in This Week’s Issue of PR News


1. Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia, believes that PR agencies have no business editing posts on the site.
2. The number of corporate blogs dropped from 50% of Inc. 500 companies in 2010 to 37% in 2011
3. Of the top 25 brands named in a reputation study, 20 of them were founded before 1950.
4. Canadian consumers say the Internet trumps family and friends as a purchase decision influencer. 
5. The Baylor Health Care System’s online newsroom has attracted close to 350 registered journalists.
6. Before posting in Wikipedia, PR pros should discuss questionable content with Wikipedians. 
7. PR practitioners must call out leaders for dysfunctional behavior that affects workers.

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