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September 15, 2014

Is “Big Data” In PR’s DNA?

by: in: imPRessions

“Back then, I was a geek. Now all of a sudden I have a sexy job.” – Claudia Perlich, Chief Data Scientist at Dstillery and panelist at the upcoming Council of PR Firms Critical Issues Forum The rise of digital media and availability of ever-more granular data about how we use it have transformed marketing,…
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October 24, 2013

PR Pros In A “Content Frenzy” (or “Blurred Lines”)

by: in: communications, Crenshaw Communications, imPRessions

“Content is a shitty business. You listicle-making sheep are following us off the cliff!” – Jeff Jarvis, BuzzMachine Despite Jarvis’ colorful warning to the crowd of PR professionals at the Council of PR Firms Critical Issues Forum, dubbed “Content Frenzy,” we PRs came to listen and learn at the feet of the media and content…
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October 28, 2011

Robert Gibbs on PR, Politics, and Social Media

by: in: communications, Crenshaw Communications, imPRessions, public relations, social media

“Whether or not someone is camped in a park literally, there will always be someone camped in a park, figuratively.” Nice, tweetable quote from former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs. Gibbs spoke yesterday at the Council of PR Firms Critical Issues Forum about the power of social media to mobilize change. As a veteran of policy…
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March 8, 2011

If PR Is A Woman’s World, Why Do We Earn Less?

by: in: communications, Crenshaw Communications, public relations

The feminization of the PR industry is undeniable, and it’s not a particularly good thing. For one, it hurts diversity. And it’s been widely noted that the domination of any profession by women tends to have a depressing effect on salaries. A recently debated 2007 PRSA study confirmed what we already knew: that men earn up to $30,000…
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