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Case Study: Multiple Twitter Touch Points Rocket Discovery Comms’ @MythBusters Into the Engagement Stratosphere

June 6th, 2011 by

Not interested in attracting followers for followers’ sake, Discovery Communications initiated live chats, contests, a mysterious show insider and celebrities to establish a deep Twitter connection.

Procter & Gamble Thinks Outside the Checkbook

June 3rd, 2011 by

Tide and Duracell are on the ground in Joplin, Mo., helping victims of the recent tornado and giving lessons in person-to-person corporate social responsibility.

Staged White House Photos Nixed

June 2nd, 2011 by

The obsession for authenticity in communications has led to an agreement between the news media and the White House that the president will no longer pose for photos in which he appears to be making a speech that he’s already made.

New Item to Add to Crisis Plan: Hacker Attack Response

June 1st, 2011 by

The hacking of PBS’ Web sites offers a glimpse of a nightmare that all organizations fear but few are prepared for.

The Ripple Effect of Nation Branding

June 1st, 2011 by

Daniel Florian of Berlin-based Dimap Communications discusses public diplomacy and its impact on foreign direct investment.

2011 CableFAXIES Awards: Media Relations Campaign

June 1st, 2011 by

National Geographic’s media relations team launched a multi-layered press campaign for Great Migrations, the network’s largest programming undertaking yet. Media efforts included international press trips and three major screening events in the U.S.

Steve Jobs the New Uncle Walt

May 31st, 2011 by

With the announcement that Jobs will keynote the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple is communicating that spiritually, Steve Jobs will never leave the company.

PR News Q&A: Monte Lutz on Engaging a Facebook Community

May 31st, 2011 by

Edelman’s Monte Lutz offers a preview of his Aug. 9 Facebook Conference discussion on how—and how not to—build a community of continually engaged brand advocates.

5 Steps to Prepping C-Suite Execs for Media Interviews

May 31st, 2011 by

Dentsu Communications’ Jim Miller provides five key steps to making any executive ready to confidently handle media interviews, from researching a reporter’s story angle to instilling confidence in a speaker.

Women More Likely Than Men to Support Causes Through Social Media

May 31st, 2011 by

When it comes to social media, women are more apt to be believers in the role that sites like Facebook can play in facilitating cause-related involvement.