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PR Roundup: Nikki Haley’s Stunt, Adult TikTok Use, and Misinformation Lessons from the Nutrition Industry

February 22nd, 2024 by

PR Roundup looks at a study that reveals how adults are using TikTok, Nikki Haley’s “big announcement” trick, and how the nutrition industry is dealing with misinformation on social media. 

PR Measurement Predictions From the PRNEWS 2024 Agency Elite

February 21st, 2024 by

While fielding applications for PRNEWS’ 2024 Agency Elite Top 100, we tasked agencies with envisioning what the future of the PR and communications industry would look like in several years. Following are five predictions for the future of PR measurement according to several of our Top 100 Agency Elite.

Is It Dangerous to Let AI Train on Your Corporate Content? A Balanced Approach for Communicators

February 16th, 2024 by

The New York Times is suing OpenAI for copyright infringement. Communicators, too, will need to decide if there is a danger in letting AI models train on their corporate content. Right now, PR professionals are embracing it as a productivity enhancer and marketing tool. But the way forward may require some balance.

A Record Number of Fans Show their Support for The Kansas City Chiefs 2024 Superbowl Win at the Parade, near Grand Blvd and 8th Street.

PR Roundup: KC Parade Tragedy, Gen Z Voting Data, How Comms Leaders Use AI

February 15th, 2024 by

This week’s PR Roundup acknowledges the heartfelt response by the Kansas City Chiefs organization and players after a Super Bowl parade shooting, the results of a new study on how PR leaders are using AI, and why its important to learn more about Gen Z’s election 2024 expectations.

Q&A With IPR Measurement Commission: Top Issues on the Minds of Members

February 14th, 2024 by

The Institute for Public Relations’ Measurement Commission held its first meeting of 2024 last week. Afterward, PRNEWS caught up with Commission head Olivia K. Fajardo, M.A., Director of Research at IRP, to identify and discuss the most pressing issues on the minds of the organization’s members.

Customers are not happy with the increase in McDonald's Big Mac, fries and other menu items

PR Roundup: McDonald’s Too Expensive, New AI Guidelines, and the Best Super Bowl Activation We’ve Seen Yet

February 9th, 2024 by

This week’s PR Roundup looks at customers pushing back on McDonald’s rising prices, the PR Council’s latest update to their AI guidelines, and a chapel in Las Vegas looks to marry the most famous couple of the year on Super Bowl Sunday.

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TikTok News Anchors: A New Frontier for PR Professionals?

February 1st, 2024 by

This shift in media consumption habits presents a unique opportunity for PR professionals. TikTok news anchors may help communicators to reach Gen Z in a way that traditional media outlets cannot. 

AI Brand-Building: Navigating Hype Cycles, Job Fears and Tech Storytelling

January 24th, 2024 by

Our author explores some of the key challenges in building AI brands, including navigating hype cycles, job-displacement fears and diving deep into the real scope of this technology.

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Why Mandatory Profile Verification is Critical to Rebuilding Trust and Credibility on Social Networks

January 19th, 2024 by

Our author touts the benefits of profile verification for providing clients with trustworthy reputations.

New England Patriots 53th Super Bowl Championship Parade in Boston on Feb. 5, 2019. Coach Bill Belichick left the Patriots this week after 24 years with the organization.

PR Roundup: Belichick and Rodgers Out, PR Budgeting for 2024

January 11th, 2024 by

This week’s PR Roundup follows up on Aaron Rodgers’s dust up with Jimmy Kimmel, how the New England Patriots handled Bill Belichick’s departure, and reveals the results of a survey on 2024 budget priorities for PR professionals.