Black Listed: The Daily Mail banned from Wikipedia

Black Listed The Daily Mail banned from Wikipedia

When people want a go-to example of an unreliable source, Wikipedia is near the top of the list. It’s ironic since a lot of what’s on Wikipedia is heavily annotated and well researched. Also, incorrect information can be challenged and changed when better information is available. Sure, it’s not usable for academic research, but it should […]

South African Insurance Company Issues Publicity RFP

South African Insurance Company Issues Publicity RFP

Sasria SOC Ltd (Sasria) is a short-term insurance company specializing in providing cover resulting from loss due to political and non-political acts (such as terrorism, riots, strikes and public disorder). Sasria has been in existence since 1979, and up to now it’s business model as well as the company’s unchallenged position has ensured that Sasria […]

Digital Marketing RFP Issued By College

Digital Marketing RFP Issued By College

Gateway Technical College is seeking proposals from qualified companies providing digital marketing/advertising services including digital advertising campaign design and management and media buying. Gateway Technical College is a municipal corporation of the State of Wisconsin primarily engaged in post-secondary and adult education. Gateway is one of sixteen districts in the Wisconsin Technical College system.

Elon Musk gets political

Elon Musk gets political

Vowing to take his concerns about immigration restrictions directly to the source, entrepreneur and billionaire Elon Musk says he will take his objections straight to President Trump. Is this announcement more bluster and PR theater from a CEO who has proven adept at grabbing headlines, or does the mind behind SpaceX and Tesla really plan […]

Donald Trump and Network PR

Donald Trump and network PR

A recent CNN headline screamed, “Donald Trump is Fox News’ Top PR guy” … the article then went about the task of trying to argue that President Trump is the news network’s best public relations voice, because, though he remains antagonistic to the rest of the media, he seems to love Fox.

Big Brands Mixing with Reality Television

Big Brands Mixing with Reality Television

Reality television isn’t just tied to big brands through advertising time, but more in the way Ford Motors was tied to serial television shows in the 70’s. They are part and parcel of the programs. One of the most recent examples was on The New Celebrity Apprentice with Welch’s grape juice. The challenge was to […]

Special Needs PR: When Publicity Is Heartwarming

Special Needs PR: When Publicity Is Heartwarming

Recently the Cherokee County School District won 15 awards presented by the Georgia School Public Relations Association – that’s a record. They even won the top award presented for Best in Class. But they also won, along with many others, a Gold Award for Photography for a photograph titled Let Me Win. The award went […]

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Issues Communications RFP

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Issues Communications RFP

  Saskatchewan Polytechnic is seeking an agency to assist in the Review of Internal Communications. Saskatchewan Polytechnic is Saskatchewan’s primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training. A member of Polytechnics Canada, Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers apprenticeship training and certificate, diploma and degree programs. The institution serves 26,000 distinct students through campuses in Moose […]

What Airlines can Teach About Crisis Communications

Southwest Airlines - everything-pr

Linda Rutherford, VP and chief communications officer at Southwest Airlines, recently shared some tips for crisis communications and making a plan in advance. These ideas apply to all businesses and are pretty basic concepts. If you don’t already have a plan, start one, and if you do, continue to update and upgrade it with the […]