Grammar Hammer: May vs. Might
Via this column, we'll explore one grammar rule each week. If you have a grammar question you'd like me to address, please drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll do my best to answer ...more
Expert Alerts: Flesh-Eating Bacteria, Whooping Cough, Boating, More
ProfNet is a free service that provides journalists, bloggers, authors and other writers with links to experts and story ideas on the topics they cover. You’ll also find links to job opportuniti...more
Interesting Expert of the Week, Ballroom Edition
The Interesting Expert of the Week column spotlights experts from within the ProfNet Connect community that we think readers and reporters will find interesting and timely. With nearly 50,000 profiles...more
Google's Knowledge Graph of 'Things'
On May 16, Google announced their Knowledge Graph, a change to their search engine results pages that is, in their words, "a critical first step towards building the next generation of search,...more
NC TEEN SMOKING RATES REACH HISTORIC LOWS!
Who knew that in a state known for growing tobacco and manufacturing cigarettes that it would become a leader in tobacco use prevention? How can this be? In 2001, the North Carolina Genera...more
#ConnectChat: Best Practices for Social Media Privacy
Social media has changed the way we interact with colleagues, friends, family, business partners and organizations with which we do business. Although social media is an incredibly useful tool, it can...more
SPOTLIGHT: Alonzo Weston, St. Joseph News-Press
Welcome to our SPOTLIGHT feature, where we highlight a ProfNet user and share their personal story and insight with you. This SPOTLIGHT belongs to Alonzo Weston, a columnist with the St. Joseph News-P...more
Dear Gracie: How to Enhance Your Twitter Profile
Each week, Dear Gracie answers questions from ProfNet Connect readers with advice from our network of nearly 50,000 ProfNet experts. Has there been a question burning in your mind lately, something yo...more
Squaremouth Names Top Travel Insurance Providers for First Quarter of 2012
ST. PETERSBURG, FL May 16, 2012 - Travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth.com announces Travel Insured International as the top-selling insurance provider for the first quarter of 2012. Travel In...more
Investigative Reporting: An Introduction
As part of our regular Business Beat Basics series, veteran journalists share their expertise and experience for those new to business reporting.
Our latest contribution, Investigative Reporting: An ...more
The Definitive Guide to Social Influence ... Authored by YOU
PR Newswire is launching a crowd-sourced e-book on social influence.
There’s lots of talk around influentials, but, in reality, there’s little understanding about all the different ...more
Inside PR Newswire: Editor by Day; Race Driver by Night
This year, we’re highlighting some of the folks who keep PR Newswire operating smoothly. Meet Byron Hurd, a senior customer content specialist at PR Newswire, with a serious penchant for speed.
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
Updating PR Pitching: Evolving Outcomes
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Pitching stories to journalists (and bloggers) is at the heart of many public relations campaigns. However, as t...more
WHAT ARE CHRONIC DISEASES?
Chronic diseases are non-communicable conditions that are persistent in their effects and are caused mainly by poor behaviors rather than infectious agents. Chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, ...more
5 Emerging PR Trends and the New PR Skill Set
We’re well into 2012, and I think we can all agree that the new trends and opportunities for public relations are continuing to develop on what feels like a weekly basis. At least I hope I&r...more