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Entries for January, 2012

PRSA considering NEW definition for public relations

Do you have a choice: [To comment:]   The Public Relations Society of America unveiled the three candidates for the definition of public relations.  Here they are (from the PR Defined website): Definition No. 1: Public relations is the management function of researching, engaging, communicating, and collaborating with stakeholders in an ethical manner to build […]

33 (more) signs you work in PR

To comment: From PR Daily: Editor’s note: As many readers know, this isn’t the first story PR Daily has published on signs you work in PR. Though there is some overlap with this rendition and other versions, we have a feeling readers can relate to many of the items listed below. Public relations is […]

How to date a PR professional

(Reprinted from Ragan’s PR Daily) By Laetitia Redbond | Posted: January 13, 2012 To comment: With a nod to Tom Chambers’s post on five things to know before dating a journalist, here’s a similar guide to embarking on a relationship with a PR professional. Here are four things you should know about dating a […]

Philly Sports Dinner – 108th – on January 30

To comment: In early November, when the sports world turned an eye toward Philadelphia to say goodbye to iconic heavyweight champion Joe Frazier, it seemed a fitting tribute to the man who defeated Muhammad Ali in the most publicized boxing match of all time. But, true to their passion for their sports heroes, Philadelphians […]

Eight Steps to Giving an Effective Speech

For the entire The Philadelphia Inquirer Nov. 7, 2011 “Marketplace” tip, mail: It will be mailed to you. To comment: You are also invited to check out Chapter 13 – Speeches – in The Public Relations Practitioner’s Playbook. At some point in your career, you are likely to be asked to give a […]