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Entries for December, 2013

Top 5 Most Regretted Majors

An FYI moment — [To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] By Catherine Conlan Monster Contributing Writer Buyer’s remorse is never fun, but it’s particularly painful when it comes with the time and cost of getting a college education. To help you avoid this stinging regret, PayScale has ranked the majors college alumni recommend […]

Eagles’ Jason Avant, Flyers’ Bill Barber and others confirmed for Philadelphia Sports Writers Association 2014 dinner

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] [To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] The Philadelphia Sports Writers Association announced today that Eagles veteran wide receiver, Jason Avant, will attend the organization’s 2014 dinner on Jan. 27 to receive the “Good Guy” award for his collaboration with the media. This annual event will […]

Eagles’ Jason Avant, Flyers’ Bill Barber and others confirmed for Philadelphia Sports Writers Association 2014 dinner

[To comment: Larry @ larry litwin dot com] EAGLES’ JASON AVANT, FLYERS BILL BARBER AND OTHERS CONFIRMED FOR PHILADELPHIA SPORTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION 2014 DINNER Sports Writers to Also Honor Navy’s MVP Quarterback and Drexel’s Women’s Basketball Coach PHILADELPHIA – Dec. 23, 2013 – The Philadelphia Sports Writers Association announced today that Eagles veteran wide receiver, […]

Bill Jones’ 10 Commandments of Crisis Communication

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] From The Public Relations Practitioner’s Playbook for (all) Strategic Communicators: Bill Jones’ 10 Commandments of Crisis Communication* (J. William Jones – Corporate Public Affairs – PECO (now retired) 1. Perception is reality. If your audience thinks it is, it is. 2. Response is control. The community wants access to […]

More crisis communication hints from “The PR Practitioner’s Playbook”

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] Chapter 14 in the newest edition of The Public Relations Practitioner’s Playbook for (all) Strategic Communicators is devoted to crisis communication. Here is just a snippet of what you will find: Hindsight is 20-20. But one thing has been proven time and again; the lesson to be learned […]

How to Communicate During a Crisis — From “The PR Practitioner’s Playbook for (all) Strategic Communicators

[To comment: larry at larrylitwin dot com] The following tips come from Chapter 14, which contains the latest effective crisis communication techniques. • Put the public first • Take responsibility • Be honest • Never say “No comment” • Designate a single spokesperson • Set up a central information center (staging area) • Provide a […]