Despite the wunderkinds who are leading the digital revolution in journalism these days, there is still a need for professional public relations practitioners — we just need to evolve the practice.
Like some TV Frankenstein, Ken Jautz gave us Nancy Grace, Glenn Beck and created the Joy Behar Show. Now he holds the reins of CNN, and it doesn’t look good for the beleaguered news network.
A survey by Sacred Heart University uncovered a deep distrust of the news media and apparent dissatisfaction with the media’s failure to keep up with the times.
By turning to freelancers, wire services and syndicates, newspapers avoid the ethical quandary of accepting complimentary travel, which, heaven forbid, could pollute stories with smarmy public relations influence.
The weblog Jossip, a gossipy, crass site that strives to be the vaunted Gawker, ran a post that perpetuates some of the worst clichés about the public relation profession.
A report in Business Week says that the Associated Press and some unnamed publishers — we assume of newspapers — have been having informal talks about how to make their online content less available so people will pay for it.
A number of Northeast newspapers met in Manhattan recently to discuss bypassing AP by creating a content-sharing consortium where they would freely share photography and stories.
When I made the big leap from magazine editor to public relations executive lo, those many years ago, it was […]
Hmm, posting a blog post about a cartoon about a blogger who has nothing to post … too self-referential?
The American Journalism Review has an interesting article exploring the origin of the “-30-” symbol that journalists used to use […]