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Cover of the Economist with a walker with a Presidential seal on it for the cover story, No Way to Run a Country

PR Roundup: Economist’s Ableist Cover, 7-Eleven Day, Edelman’s Report on Business and Racial Justice

July 11th, 2024 by

This week’s PR Roundup features a look at The Economist’s poor choice for a publication cover, 7-Eleven Day and its heartwarming partnership and Edelman’s newest Trust Barometer report on business and racial justice.

Cannes Lions Takeaways: Creativity Hits Back and PR Earns Some Metal

July 2nd, 2024 by

At the 2024 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity PR finally broke through and received well-deserved award recognition. For the first time, a PR agency claimed sole credit for the PR category, with Golin winning the… Continued

2023 Xbox Pride flag

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.”

chipotle LOVE WHAT MAKES YOU REAL at Pride event

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.

A sample of Target's Pride collection 2024 including a rainbow colored purse and dress.

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.

PRNEWS Announces 2024 Top Women in PR

June 4th, 2024 by

Meet the 2024 PRNEWS Top Women—the supportive, innovative, inspiring women making an impact on their organization, whether that’s leading the brand out of a crisis, breaking into new markets, engaging a new audience or mentoring other colleagues.

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[VIDEO] PRNEWS Live Discusses Creating Impactful AAPI Campaigns With NAPAWF

May 30th, 2024 by

NAPAWF talked about communications strategies and impactful campaigns they’ve run to reach their AAPI audience and beyond.

Jennifer Lowney, Global Head of Comms at Citi accepts a NYWICI Matrix award from former boss, Steve Lipin

Diving In to Challenges: Q&A With Citi’s Global Head of Communications, Jennifer Lowney

May 24th, 2024 by

Lowney shared her experiences navigating the traditionally male-dominated financial industry, and highlighted the importance of confidence and support in professional growth.

e.l.f. Beauty's Too Many Dicks campaign on display in New York City's financial district shows the lack of diversity on corporate boards.

PR Roundup: KC Kicker Misses, So Many Dicks, Oreo Dominance

May 16th, 2024 by

This week’s PR Roundup looks at KC Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker going viral for conservative speech, e.l.f. Beauty’s commitment to DEI with a blatant campaign and the reigning social media snack champion. 

young woman working on her bed while taking care of her unruly children at home

Guess What? PR and Motherhood Aren’t That Different

May 9th, 2024 by

Despite the similarities, there’s an ultimate differentiator between PR and motherhood: the lifelong bond between mothers and their children. In PR, we can lose a client or change jobs, but as mothers, we are our children’s foundation for life.