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A Captive Thought

Telling a good story is like taking a captivating photo or bringing to life a blank canvas that draws spectators into the scene. You frame your thoughts just as photographers and artists frame their images. An ideal framework provides context for your story and point of view. Within its boundaries it harbors the essence of your story, but once presented …

Volcano in Bali Causes PR Turbulence

Are there PR lessons to learn from the social media rants of irate travelers venting over delayed flights? Sure there are. This week’s volcanic eruption on island paradise Bali caused airport closures, grounded flights and headaches for many airlines. Jetstar, an Australian budget airline, found itself in the middle of a social media imbroglio as well. The airline’s use of Facebook to post status updates for the grounded passengers inbetween its …

Are Government Jobs Where the PR Money Is?

“In the past three years, state agencies have spent more than $20 million in taxpayer money on outside advertising, public relations and media campaigns,” writes Gregory B. Hladky of the Hartford Advocate (May 17). A policy advisor for Connecticut Governor Dannell Malloy is quoted in Hladky’s article “Is The State Spending Too Much Money On PR?” as saying that when the …

The News Embargo is Not “So Yesterday”

[Technorati Claim: ZQQ3R62AVP3] When an embargo on a social media news announcement was breached in November, a prominent tech journalist sent out a sarcasm-laced tweet: “Shocking!” This was just one of many broken embargoes in the tech industry last year. I recall one particularly memorable breach (and tweet) that lit up the Twitter transom in August after eWeek broke Google’s embargo …