Check out some of today’s best
PR/Comms industry news clips:
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How COVID-19 has taught comms pros to lean into their strengths
By Ellyn Raftery
Ragan – September 4, 2020
The top communicator for FIS shares how her team has adapted during the current crisis and offers lessons for others.
A Labor Day Unlike Any Other
By Robert Dilenschneider
O’Dwyer’s – September 4, 2020
The labor that we celebrate on Labor Day made us great, and it is going to keep right on doing that through the pandemic and into the future.
7 reminders for concise, tidy writing
By Mark Nichol
PR Daily – September 4, 2020
One of the most valuable results of revising one’s writing (or inviting another person to do so) is leaner, more active prose.
FB Political Ad Ban: A Good Look or Too Little, Too Late?
By Nicole Schuman
PRNEWS – September 3, 2020
This move comes on the heels of concerns about how forces could use the Facebook platform to influence an election with misinformation.
How We Did It: Formulating a Comprehensive Stand on Thermal Coal and Oil Sands
By Joe Cohen
Institute for Public Relations – September 3, 2020
In partnership with PR Daily, “How We Did It” is a series featuring IPR Trustees discussing a success in their public relations career. I serve as chief communications officer at Axis, a leading specialty insurer and global reinsurer.
Master Video Conferences With These 5 Steps
By Rosemary Ravinal
Public Relations Society of America – September 4, 2020
What are some of the best practices of video conferencing that have emerged over the last six months of remote work? And what etiquette should communicators consistently model to strengthen virtual relationships with peers, clients, media and stakeholders?
Why a social media uproar won’t hurt Oatly’s bottom line
By Simon Lucey, Founder of Hype Collective
PRmoment – September 4, 2020
Twitter was aflame, as it often is, when it became more widely known recently that Oatly had done A Bad Thing.
World PR Report Survey Opens For Agency Leaders’ Views
By Maja Pawinska Sims
PRovoke – September 4, 2020
The World PR Report survey 2020/2021 has launched, and is seeking contributions from agency heads around the world, including their experiences, predictions and opinions on the state of the industry in this most tumultuous of years.
NBA Athletes Stand Together in Protest
By Jim Crickell
Everything PR – September 4, 2020
Last week, the Orlando Magic took the floor inside the “NBA Bubble” to warm up before their playoff contest against the Milwaukee Bucks, but the Bucks never came out on the court, prompting the “postponement” of the playoff game. Instead, the team from Wisconsin gathered backstage to read a statement of protest.
7 ways to use humor in your presentation
By Christina Hennessy
Agility PR – September 4, 2020
The recent surge in video conferencing brought on by the COVID pandemic has provided a wealth of comedic material for social media – from bosses transforming themselves into potatoes to Saturday Night Live’s take on the ubiquitous Zoom call, and many fails and awkward moments in between.
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