Daily PR Brief – Fri 04/30/21


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Winners Announced for PRNEWS CSR & Diversity Awards (PRNEWS – April 30, 2021)

Politely Pushy: Home-Grown Lessons About Passion And Persistence (Forbes – April 30, 2021)

Why HR, PR, and tech are better routes to CEO than ever before (Business Insider – April 30, 2021)

The PR Week: 4.30.2021: Linda Yang, Playground (PR Week Global – April 29, 2021) [PODCAST]

PR’s Top Pros Talk: Ashley Miles (O’Dwyer’s – April 30, 2021) [VIDEO]

Change communications and the future of work (PR Daily – April 30, 2021)

Why communicators should give Clubhouse a whirl (Ragan – April 29, 2021)

AMA: What Do I Do When a Client Backs Out of an Interview? (Spin Sucks – April 30, 2021)

Did social media platforms learn nothing from the “Stories” rush? (Communications Conversations – April 30, 2021)

Impartiality in 2021: How the news is fighting hard to rebuild trust in media (Babel – April 30, 2021)

Summary Section:

Winners Announced for PRNEWS CSR & Diversity Awards
PRNEWS – April 30, 2021
Marketing and communication professionals gathered virtually Tuesday to celebrate the winners and honorable mentions for the PRNEWS CSR & Diversity Awards, which mark excellence across people, teams and campaigns. Here are this year’s winners.

Politely Pushy: Home-Grown Lessons About Passion And Persistence
By Curtis Sparrer
Forbes – April 30, 2021
Whether they’re building a multimillion-dollar company, a helpful app or both, entrepreneurs are wise to start with something they’re passionate about, to work hard and to remain persistent even in the face of multiple obstacles.

Why HR, PR, and tech are better routes to CEO than ever before
By James Ashton
Business Insider – April 30, 2021
More and more CEOs will come from areas that have previously been dismissed as junior or lightweight, author James Ashton says.

The PR Week: 4.30.2021: Linda Yang, Playground [PODCAST]
PR Week Global – April 29, 2021
Playground founder and CEO Linda Yang talks about the event discovery platform and how it connects creators and event coordinators with the audiences they want to reach.

PR’s Top Pros Talk: Ashley Miles [VIDEO]
By Steve Barnes
O’Dwyer’s – April 30, 2021
New York Women in Communications president Ashley Miles talks with Doug Simon about how to deal with the complex challenges facing women in today’s job market on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview.

Change communications and the future of work
By Phil Nunn
PR Daily – April 30, 2021
Get essential expertise on crafting seamless, supportive messaging during this historic period of disruption. The landscape of work is changing.

Why communicators should give Clubhouse a whirl
By Jacek Lawrecki
Ragan – April 29, 2021
The exclusive social media platform offers fresh, fertile ground for new ideas, advice and business connections.

AMA: What Do I Do When a Client Backs Out of an Interview?
By Gini Dietrich, Founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich
Spin Sucks – April 30, 2021
On this week’s Spin Sucks AMA, Gini Dietrich discusses what one should do when a client backs out of a previously scheduled interview.

Did social media platforms learn nothing from the “Stories” rush?
By Arik Hanson
Communications Conversations – April 30, 2021
Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen the big rush on social audio. First, Twitter unveiled Twitter Spaces. Then, LinkedIn said it was thinking about a Clubhouse rival. Then, Spotify. Then Facebook. Seemingly, everyone is now in the social audio game now–or, at least has plans to enter it. But, this all feels very familiar.

Impartiality in 2021: How the news is fighting hard to rebuild trust in media
By Ashwinder Bedi
Babel – April 30, 2021
We now find ourselves in an information ecosystem that’s fertile ground for the proliferation of, at best, innocent half-truths, and at worst, targeted disinformation which seeks to delegitimize and deceive.


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