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Jonah Engler, JFN & Other Funders

How can philanthropy thrive in an uncertain, ever-changing world? How can funders and nonprofits benefit from, instead of suffering from the unexpected? How can we build resilient strategies that deal with unforeseen crises? Jewish Funders Network President and CEO Andrés Spokoiny will teach a one-day class at New York University on October 14 from 9 […]

3 Big Data questions your company must answer

Big Data is definitely the hot topic now in just about any consumer business model. But how can it help your business? What’s the big deal about Big Data, anyway? After all, industry fads and tech advantages come and go all the time. Last year’s surefire winner is next year’s obsolete money pit. How can […]

Do it Yourself Public Relations, To DIY or not to DIY your PR

Whether you run a large organization or you’re self-employed, you’ll find that a little public relations goes a long way in getting your name out there. Thanks to the Internet, do-it-yourself PR is easier than ever, so here are some ways you can self-publicize. Learn the PR Basics Although it seems easy, PR has a […]

$10 Million Gift to Fund Faculty Fellowships at the MU School of Journalism

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation reaches $100 million in giving to MU The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has pledged $10 million to the University of Missouri School of Journalism to enhance faculty salaries.  This most recent gift makes the Reynolds Foundation the first $100 million donor to the University of Missouri, following previous gifts to […]

Public Relations vs. Media Relations

Media relations and public relations are often terms used interchangeably. Contrary to popular belief, the two are not the same. Media relations accomplishes one goal, and public relations accomplishes another. Public Relations Public relations act of connecting and communicating with all the various publics that a business or organization may have formed a relationship. These […]

The NFL’s PR After Recent Bad Publicity

The Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson stories have been major PR hits for the NFL, and the players in the NFL seem to have already written off the league office. These players will continue to play, but it appears that they do not trust the league. However, the league is taking an even bigger PR […]

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Defend Your Reputation: Google Bows to European Data Protection Law

Google now has to remove search results related to your name, but only if you are European, and if those results are “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant, or excessive in relation to the purposes for which they were processed.”   Google lost a battle with the European court, and has to comply with its “right […]

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And the Best Site to Pitch Journalists in 2014 Is…

By far, the best resource we tested in 2013, is PressKing, and will undoubtedly remain our favorite in 2014. The site is designed to help you spread the good old press release directly to subscribing journalists.