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Pick Your Poison: Tips for Pitching All Types of Media Representatives

Gone are the days when most journalists seamlessly fit the classic stereotype: scrappy professionals armed with a beat-up notebook and a fat Rolodex who dashed in and out of chaotic newsrooms the moment a tip … | MORE »

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Going Green On TV: Thanks, But No Thanks

Yes, we’ve read the innumerable studies that testify to the consumer’s eagerness to live a “green” lifestyle, coupled with an unflinching commitment to brands that are eco-friendly. But is green translating into action, drama-wise for … | MORE »

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How Social Responsibility Can Work For You

As a business owner you have a legal duty of care to all of your stakeholders. Although having a social responsibility is not a legal duty, however, operating a business in a community where there … | MORE »

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Media Relations Best Practices for Nonprofit PR Professionals

Following are effective best practices for nonprofit pros seeking to execute a media relations initiative. | MORE »

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Put a Human Face on Media Messages

It’s common knowledge that smoking causes health issues that increase the risk of death–not an insignificant price to pay for lighting up. But, in spite of this widespread knowledge, thousands of people pick up the … | MORE »

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Measuring the Real Value of Internet Media

Seems the paid media folks are having as much of a challenge getting their arms around measuring value in the social media and interactive environment as earned media people. Nielsen is calling for standards and … | MORE »

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Proving Value: Measures of Success

By Mark Weiner If "proving value" remains one of PR’s greatest challenges, why do so many people get it wrong? The difficulty may be that values are subjective: They change from organization to organization but … | MORE »

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When Not to Pitch

Every day, public relations professionals pitch stories to media outlets of every stripe. First, the bad news: The vast majority do not succeed in generating coverage. Editors, producers and reporters are constantly overwhelmed with requests … | MORE »

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Introducing the 2009 PR News CSR Award Winner in Media Relations

Winner: Coca-Cola Enterprises Campaign: Coca-Cola Enterprises External Communications Plan for the 2008 National Political Conventions During the 2008 presidential campaigns, environmental issues were top concerns for both voters and candidates. To put those words into … | MORE »

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2009 PR News CSR Award Winner: Diversity Communications

Following is this year’s PR News CSR Award Winner in the category of Diversity Communications. | MORE »

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