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PR Roundup: Mr. Musk Goes to Cannes, Ogilvy and CeraVe’s Grand Prix and Most Trusted Brands

June 21st, 2024 by

This week’s PR Roundup discusses Elon Musk’s olive branch to advertisers at Cannes, Ogilvy’s big Cannes win and a thorough report from Morning Consult on the most trusted brands in the United States. 

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Lessons from Bridgerton on Sharpening a Pitch

June 18th, 2024 by

In Bridgerton’s high society a simple misunderstanding with Lady Whistledown is all it takes to turn someone into a social pariah, relegated to hovering alone by the soiree’s punch bowl. It’s not that different for present day comms folks when pitching.

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How to Avoid Charges of Rainbow Washing During Pride Month

June 18th, 2024 by

Pride month is an important opportunity to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, and there’s no shortage of brands and businesses keen to get in on the act. However, as the awareness month has grown, it’s also sparked a trend of “rainbow washing.”

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When Anonymous Employee Feedback Hits Its Limits—and What to Do Next

June 17th, 2024 by

Anonymous employee feedback is a powerful tool for many companies. And, as this example illustrates, it carries the same risk of generating negative swirl as other anonymous platforms on the internet.

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Pride 2024: Notable Campaigns Roundup

June 15th, 2024 by

Pride Month is a time for celebration, reflection and advocacy, and this year, regardless of the rumblings of companies staying quiet around DEI topics, brands and organizations are still stepping up with impactful campaigns.

PRNEWS Announces Winners of 2024 Nonprofit Awards

June 13th, 2024 by

PRNEWS announced the winners of its 2024 Nonprofit Awards, which celebrates the most talented communicators and teams in the nonprofit sector, as well as the most innovative and effective campaigns.

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PR Roundup: Chestnut and Nathan’s Divorce, PR Job Stress, 2024 State of PR

June 13th, 2024 by

This week’s PR Roundup looks at a teachable influencer moment from Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs and Joey Chestnut, the current state of PR pros mental health and Muck Rack’s latest State of PR report.

Director of IPR Measurement Commission on Trends in PR Measurement

June 13th, 2024 by

As a preview of our upcoming measurement event, we spoke with expert panelist Angela Dwyer, Head of Insights at FullIntel and Director of the Institute for Public Relations Measurement Commission, about some of the ideas being discussed in the PR measurement space today.

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How Companies Can Engage Authentically with Pride Month

June 11th, 2024 by

June’s dedication to Queer liberation was born from great struggle, profound loss and generational activism. For this reason, corporate campaigns have to be so much more than rainbow-colored logos, and the intention of these initiatives needs to be lasting.

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Top Tips: Coming Back from PTO

June 10th, 2024 by

PTO is a beautiful thing. However, the preparation before your absence and the mountain of email to shift through afterward can be somewhat daunting.