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Tweet Flap Reminds Us To Think Before Tweeting

December 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet This past weekend’s Internet frenzy around an ignorant tweet by an alleged PR professional is a wake up call to pay more attention to our social media manners. In case you missed the flap, Justine Sacco was on a layover in London en route to South Africa when she posted an offensive tweet. While she […]

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4 Tips for PR Pros Working With Journalists

July 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet  Last week, BPRS (Black Public Relations Society of Chicago) and NABJ (National Association of Black Journalists) hosted a panel entitled “The Ties That Bind” addressing the ever-relevant topic of how journalists and PR professionals can best work together. In an inspired move, the panel was comprised entirely of speakers who had worked in both […]

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Digital Etiquette Isn’t Just for Millennials

April 1st, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet I joined a colleague for lunch last week and we both put our PDAs on the table as we ordered. When he answered his iPhone, I used that opportunity to check my messages. We finished eating with only a couple additional interruptions, but I received a text message as we were leaving the restaurant. I looked […]

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Passing of a Legend: Dan Edelman, 92

January 15th, 2013 · 1 Comment

TweetPublic Relations lost one of its greatest advocates and innovators today with the passing of Daniel J. Edelman. Dan was a civic leader and patriarch of the Chicago PR community, and he laid the foundation for what would become the largest public relations firm in the world. Dan moved to the Windy City from New York […]

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Big City Networking for Small Town Students

January 2nd, 2013 · 11 Comments

TweetHow do you network with PR firms when you attend a school which is not located in a big city? This question was recently raised by a group of students from my alma mater – West Virginia University.   I could relate to this question, since I was in their shoes 10 years ago and […]

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