Daily PR Brief – Tue 10/22/19


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Bob Woodward: PR and media relations should go old school (PR Daily – October 22, 2019)

Cision Spins Higher After PR Newswire Owner to Be Acquired (The Street – October 22, 2019)

IPG Posts 6.1% Q3 Growth (O’Dwyer’s – October 22, 2019)

PRovoke19: ‘There’s A Lot To Be Said For Being True To Yourself’ (The Holmes Report – October 21, 2019)

How to Stand Out: 7 Elements to Include to Improve Your PR Writing (PR News – October 22, 2019)

Partnerships in the Public Interest: Best Practices for Building Successful Corporate-Nonprofit Relationships (Institute for Public Relations – October 22, 2019)

Conference Recap: Leaders on Facing Unimaginable Crises (Public Relations Society of America – October 22, 2019)

The Negotiation Skills You Need As a Communicator (Spin Sucks – October 22, 2019)

Kim Hunter’s ‘Wake-Up Call’ to PR: Become Inclusive (culpwrit – October 21, 2019)

Whistles: To blow or not to blow? It’s a question of ethics (Influence (UK) – October 22, 2019)

6 questions with Jessica Bartlett from the Boston Business Journal (Muck Rack Blog – October 21, 2019)

Summary Section:

Bob Woodward: PR and media relations should go old school
By Ted Kitterman
PR Daily – October 22, 2019
Personal exchanges and transparency are crucial yet neglected elements in working with professional partners, the journalist and ‘All the President’s Men’ co-author tells PRSA conferees.

Cision Spins Higher After PR Newswire Owner to Be Acquired
By Scott Van Voorhis
The Street – October 22, 2019
PR and marketing software firm Cision hit the buyout jackpot Tuesday, announcing a $2.74 billion cash deal to be acquired by private-equity firm Platinum Equity.

IPG Posts 6.1% Q3 Growth
By Kevin McCauley
O’Dwyer’s – October 22, 2019
Interpublic CEO Michael Roth today reported that Q3 revenue rose 6.1 percent to $2.4B and a 2.9 percent jump in net income to $165.6M.

PRovoke19: ‘There’s A Lot To Be Said For Being True To Yourself’
By Diana Marszalek
The Holmes Report – October 21, 2019
Kicking off the Holmes Report’s Entrepreneurs’ Forum at PRovoke19, agency owners explored what they would do differently if they were launching an agency today.

How to Stand Out: 7 Elements to Include to Improve Your PR Writing
By Andrew Hindes, President of The In-House Writer
PR News – October 22, 2019
In today’s crowded media environment, simply avoiding grammatical mistakes isn’t enough to make your PR writing stand out.

Partnerships in the Public Interest: Best Practices for Building Successful Corporate-Nonprofit Relationships
By Taylor Vasquez
Institute for Public Relations – October 22, 2019
The process of building relationships between corporations and nonprofit organizations is not often discussed – and these partnerships are often at the heart of corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

Conference Recap: Leaders on Facing Unimaginable Crises
By Amy Jacques
Public Relations Society of America – October 22, 2019
The panelists all stressed the idea of remaining honest and transparent, while also maintaining hope and optimism.

The Negotiation Skills You Need As a Communicator
By Gini Dietrich, Founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich
Spin Sucks – October 22, 2019
Here are the tips and strategies for different types of negotiation skills you might find yourself in as a communications professional.

Kim Hunter’s ‘Wake-Up Call’ to PR: Become Inclusive
By Ron Culp
culpwrit – October 21, 2019
This is the third in a series of Q&As with 2019 recipients of the Plank Center’s “Milestones in Mentoring” awards.

Whistles: To blow or not to blow? It’s a question of ethics
By Kevin Taylor
Influence (UK) – October 22, 2019
Whistleblowers are certainly making headline news around the world at the moment with not one, but apparently now two, anonymous American whistleblowers accusing the holder of the highest office in the land of colluding with a foreign power for his own personal political gain.

6 questions with Jessica Bartlett from the Boston Business Journal
By Jessica Lawlor, CEO at JL&Co.
Muck Rack Blog – October 21, 2019
Muck Rack had the opportunity to chat with Jessica Bartlett, health care reporter at the Boston Business Journal.


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