How to use Instagram in PR
We’ve all seen and likely created a sepia-tinted, vintage-style digital photo using the photo-sharing service, Instagram on our phones. It makes our photos look much cooler than they are, ...more
Where Did Your Experts Pop up in August?
ProfNet has been helping journalists and experts connect for 20 years. In that time, we have seen queries from just about every type of outlet imaginable – from newspapers and magazines to rad...more
Fashion Week Forecast
Fashion Week Only Days Away
By Mercedes Sanchez
If you’re seeing an increase in tall, thin women walking the streets of New York and riding the subway, it’s a sign that we&rsq...more
MEDIAware, PR Newswire's Audience Research Department newsletter, featuring media news and job changes in the last month, is now available. Here is a sampling of this month's edition:
DNC 2012 Day One: Event Prep and CarolinaFest
Brian Taylor on the floor at the 2012 Democratic National Convention today.
PR Newswire arrived to the Democratic National Convention early Monday morning to an increasingly packed scene.
Upcoming PR/Media Events
We regularly update our ProfNet Connect calendar to include upcoming events we think will be of interest to PR and media professionals. Following is a summary of the events taking place over the next ...more
Back-to-School Curriculum for PR: Cool Stuff You Can Learn Now
Photo by Jennifer Barr and courtesy of Creative Media Memories
It’s time to wake up and learn some new things!
Their backpacks stuffed and alarm clocks set, the under-18 set is rea...more
One of the Perils of Science Reporting: Scientists are People Too
A recent New York Times article on research into caloric restriction illustrates one of the pitfalls of science reporting - namely, that scientists are just as human as the rest of us.
The article, b...more
The PR Newswire Team’s View of the GOP Convention
More pictures from our intrepid colleagues down in Tampa at the Republican convention. Next week they re-locate to Charlotte for the DNC version. Enjoy!
“Radio row” at the Republi...more
PRN at RNC, LinkedIn Thrives and Content Marketing: This Week's Top Blog Posts
If you haven't checked out the blogs section of ProfNet Connect lately, you're missing out on some wonderful posts. Here's a recap of some of the top posts for the week of August 25:
Media News Highl...more
Lawyers' Ethical Obligations Relating to Metadata and Other Discoverable Electronic Documents
Remember when redaction only involved a marker? And how if you didn’t copy that document before handing to opposing counsel, they might be able to read the original language by holding t...more
How Book Shepherds Can Help Authors
How Book Shepherds Can Help Authors
By Scott Lorenz
I recommend authors look into hiring a book shepherd for a current or upcoming writing and publishing project. A book ...more
Media News Highlight
Media News Highlight shares articles and stories from the worlds of media and journalism that may be of interest to professionals who work in said industries and newsrooms across the country. We hope ...more
Effective PR Strategies: Timing is Everything
A wise man/local celebrity once told me that in the public relations world, the calendar means everything. These are important words to heed as we approach what might be the most news-packed few weeks...more
Is Content Marketing a New Public Relations Discipline?
Is content marketing really PR? The immediate answer is “No,” but after a moment’s reflection, that answer may start to inch toward “Maybe.”
The practice of publ...more
16 Signs You Work In HR
A career in human resources can be extremely fulfilling. There's no other industry where you can work directly with people, balancing the sometimes conflicting needs of management while ensuring a hap...more