PRNEWS decided to bring awareness to clichés or phrases you may want to avoid or consider erasing from your vocabulary altogether.
Why Clichés in Writing Can Be OffensiveMarch 22nd, 2023 by Nicole Schuman
AP Style Update: Super Bowl and Football TermsJanuary 30th, 2023 by Nicole Schuman
In this AP style installment, we tackle everyone’s favorite fake American holiday, the Super Bowl.
How Should Communicators Use ChatGPT?January 25th, 2023 by Nicole Schuman
ChatGPT may work well for organizations without the resources for a communication department. However, the technology’s advantages remain debatable. For now.
Tips That Will Improve Your Writing in 2023January 12th, 2023 by Luka Ladan
‘Keep moving ahead’ often is good advice in many endeavors. Turns out, this philosophy can help improve your PR writing, too.
How Good Sportsmanship and Space Exploration Benefit PR StorytellingDecember 12th, 2022 by Melissa Mathews
We saw good sportsmanship during the World Cup. Yet being a good sport transcends the athletic field. Sportsmanship’s lessons work in PR and even in zero gravity, aboard the International Space Station.
When ‘Correct’ Writing Looks Wrong, What’s a PR Writer to Do?December 8th, 2022 by Paul Stregevsky
A light-hearted look at how age sometimes influences writing choices. And tips for how careful PR writers can adapt and even thrive under those conditions.
Crafting Effective Quotes for Media ReleasesDecember 7th, 2022 by Pauline Howes
Strong quotes can enhance a press release. On the other hand, too much hype in a quote will turn off reporters and other readers. Here are tips and tactics that will help PR pros craft useful quotes.
What to do When Your ‘Editor’ Can’t EditNovember 21st, 2022 by Paul Stregevsky
Good editors can improve PR and other forms of writing. However, bad editors are another story. Here’s a light-hearted survival guide.
AP Style Update: ElectionsNovember 3rd, 2022 by Nicole Schuman
For this AP style installment, we review classic terms used in writing about elections.
Shifting Pitching Tactics Yields Positive Results for CommunicatorsOctober 11th, 2022 by Nicole Schuman
A recent survey offers good news for media relations pros—their shorter pitches seem to be prompting journalists to respond at higher rates.