Since taking office, President Obama has made transparency the backbone of his communications efforts. According to Sherry Goldman, president of Goldman Communications Group, PRprofessionals must also follow this mandate when dealing with the media, particularly… Continued
In the Hollywood hierarchy, it has been a historical reality that very often the content creators—the writers—wield the least amount of power when it comes to protecting both their intellectual property and accrued benefits.
On May 14, 2009, pharmaceutical manufacturing giant Pfizer announced a program that would provide newly unemployed individuals and their families with free medications for up to one year. It’s a public relations coup by any… Continued
The Twitter phenomenon has achieved Oprah-like popularity and, like every social media innovation that dominates public interest, the world’s biggest brands are now strategizing over the most effective means of leveraging their tweets. Today alone,… Continued
Every media opportunity, regardless of medium, should meet a message goal. Often, reporters or even members of a corporate public relations team will have goals that do not meet the overall communications plan. Before granting… Continued
When looking to launch your own employee relations campaign around a CSR initiative, don’t overlook the following key components, as identified and described by Beth Courtier, head of BT’s Charity Program, and Joanna Sheehy, project… Continued
Connecting employees who are scattered around the globe is a monumental challenge for any organization, and BT, a global provider of communications solutions and services, is no exception.
The current financial crisis is a mixed bag for communications executives, according to a slew of recent industry reports. On the one hand, their value quotient seems to have increased exponentially in the eyes of… Continued
When using Twitter for media outreach, tread carefully. More and more media are signing onto Twitter, but commnications execs might want to reconsider using the platform as a vehicle for pitching story ideas. "This is… Continued