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The PR Implications of Judge Kavanaugh’s Situation

September 17th, 2018 by

Several principles of PR and crisis communications can be applied to the situation involving Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. Now that Dr. Ford has identified herself, the issue has moved from the Senate to the court of public opinion, a venue where facts and legal arguments are sometimes immaterial. In this court, public perception is king.

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Trashy Thoughts for Clear-Minded Communicators

September 11th, 2018 by

Every day we throw something out, tossing it into the garbage or recycling bin without much thought. At home, we cart the trash can up to the curb (or have our kids do it) and go on with our lives. Meanwhile, back at the office, we are letting a lot of work garbage pile up. We hold onto projects, ideas and missions that are starting to stink up the place. Either we feel we can’t toss them out or we just don’t think about the notion that some ideas expire, that products or campaigns need to be sun-setted. So, what garbage do you need to clear out?

Trashy Thoughts for Clear-Minded Communicators

September 10th, 2018 by

Every day we throw something out, tossing it into the garbage or recycling bin without much thought. At home, we cart the trash can up to the curb (or have our kids do it) and go on with our lives. Meanwhile, back at the office, we are letting a lot of work garbage pile up.… Continued

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Stop Me If You’ve Heard This Story Before

July 30th, 2018 by

If you listen to podcasts in which Hollywood actors and directors are interviewed you’ll often hear the statement, “I love telling stories.” Storytelling is presented as a calling and given a spiritual sheen. Entertainment, by contrast, is crass. You’ll often hear the same phrase from PR practitioners—that they “love telling stories” and that storytelling is at the core of everything they do.

Stop Me If You’ve Heard This Story Before

July 30th, 2018 by

If you listen to podcasts in which Hollywood actors and directors are interviewed you’ll often hear the statement, “I love telling stories.” It’s always about storytelling. It’s never about entertainment or making a beautiful dollar. Storytelling is presented as a calling and given a spiritual sheen. Entertainment, by contrast, is crass. You can’t help but… Continued

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Stop Me If You’ve Heard This Story Before

July 30th, 2018 by

If you listen to podcasts in which Hollywood actors and directors are interviewed you’ll often hear the statement, “I love telling stories.” It’s always about storytelling. It’s never about entertainment or making a beautiful dollar. Storytelling is presented as a calling and given a spiritual sheen. Entertainment, by contrast, is crass. You can’t help but… Continued

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Ethics and PR Do Mix, But It’s Up to PR to Tell That Story

July 25th, 2018 by

It’s easy to see why some members of the public view PR with disdain. Plenty of stories featuring unethical PR practitioners have clouded the public’s mind. While the majority of PR pros are ethical, this, ironically, might be an issue. The ethical PR pros we deal with daily have inured us to the sometimes-unsavory image of PR. A trio of communicators argues it’s important to constantly emphasize the truth in PR.

Ethics and PR Do Mix, But It’s Up to PR to Tell That Story

July 25th, 2018 by

During the winter and summer holidays the PR department of a big pharma company sends employees a note about the company’s views on issues that might arise during conversations with friends and family at social gatherings. With so many negative stories swirling around the health and pharmaceutical sector and 80% of people believing pharma puts profits ahead… Continued

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Ethics and PR Do Mix, But It’s Up to PR to Tell That Story

July 25th, 2018 by

During the winter and summer holidays the PR department of a big pharma company sends employees a note about the company’s views on issues that might arise during conversations with friends and family at social gatherings. With so many negative stories swirling around the health and pharmaceutical sector and 80% of people believing pharma puts profits ahead… Continued

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The Meat of the Story for Communicators in WeWork’s Bold Vegetarian Policy

July 23rd, 2018 by

We can all agree that food is an important part of our lives. So when the CEO of one of the fastest-growing startups issues a memo proclaiming that it will no longer serve meat at corporate functions or reimburse employees on expense accounts for meaty meals, the business world took note. Stomachs growled and the haters started to hate.