Daily PR Brief – Tue 09/01/20


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HHS bids $250 million contract meant to ‘defeat despair and inspire hope’ on coronavirus (Politico – August 31, 2020)

Americans Skeptical of Media’s Role in Society (O’Dwyer’s – September 1, 2020)

Resume Deal-Breakers That Can Cost You a Job (PR News – September 1, 2020)

SoundExchange Hires Esther-Mireya Tejeda To Lead Comms & Marketing (PRovoke – September 1, 2020)

Head to Head: Should PR lead on the creative idea? (mUmBRELLA Australia – August 31, 2020)

The Role of Communications in the Supreme Court’s Landmark Ruling for LGBTQ Workplace Rights (Public Relations Society of America – August 31, 2020)

Disinformation in society: New Institute for PR research examines and tracks its spread (Agility PR – August 31, 2020)

Sherlock Communications Leads With 24 Latin American SABRE Finalists (PRovoke – September 1, 2020)

$100 Million M&A for Internal Comms Tool: What’s Older is Still News in Marchlyjunetember (Sword and the Script – September 1, 2020)

PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #34 – Scott Allison (CommPro – August 31, 2020) [PODCAST]

Summary Section:

HHS bids $250 million contract meant to ‘defeat despair and inspire hope’ on coronavirus
By Daniel Lippman
Politico – August 31, 2020
The proposed communications contract comes as the agency faces growing questions about its independence from the Trump White House.

Americans Skeptical of Media’s Role in Society
By Jon Gingerich
O’Dwyer’s – September 1, 2020
Americans’ skepticism toward media institutions overshadows any confidence they have in today’s news industry, but most admit the possibility that their trust in the news could someday be won over, according to a new report released by the Pew Research Center.

Resume Deal-Breakers That Can Cost You a Job
By Nicole Schuman
PR News – September 1, 2020
We talked to several communicators on resume dealbreakers—what gets their attention versus what makes them want to chuck the resume into the garbage.

SoundExchange Hires Esther-Mireya Tejeda To Lead Comms & Marketing
By Diana Marszalek
PRovoke – September 1, 2020
Esther-Mireya Tejeda is joining SoundExchange after four years with Entercom.

Head to Head: Should PR lead on the creative idea?
By Zoe Wilkinson
mUmBRELLA Australia – August 31, 2020
This week, CampaignLab’s Andy Scales and Clemenger BBDO’s Nick Zonnios go head to head on whether PR or creative should lead on campaign ideas.

The Role of Communications in the Supreme Court’s Landmark Ruling for LGBTQ Workplace Rights
By Greg Beaubien
Public Relations Society of America – August 31, 2020
Prior to the ruling, it was legal in more than half of the states in the United States to fire workers for being gay, bisexual or transgender.

Disinformation in society: New Institute for PR research examines and tracks its spread
By Richard Carufel
Agility PR – August 31, 2020
New in the 2020 report are questions about why people do or do not share certain content on social media, media consumption habits, and the perceived impact of disinformation on society and the election process.

Sherlock Communications Leads With 24 Latin American SABRE Finalists
PRovoke – September 1, 2020
The finalists for the 2020 Latin American SABRE Awards competition are announced today, and independent Latin American network Sherlock Communications leads the way.

$100 Million M&A for Internal Comms Tool: What’s Older is Still News in Marchlyjunetember
By Frank Strong
Sword and the Script – September 1, 2020
Though I do my best to keep tabs on news from PR technology providers for these roundups, I occasionally I miss one. I’m blaming it on the blur that’s been time the last several months. But what’s older is still news. Here’s your monthly PR Tech Sum.

PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #34 – Scott Allison [PODCAST]
CommPro – August 31, 2020
Scott is global chairman and CEO of one of the fastest-growing global communications firms in the industry. Known for its unique culture, Scott founded Allison+Partners with a vision to build a positive and entrepreneurial environment where talented people at all levels could do great work and thrive.


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