Entries for September 2012

R-E-S-P-E-C-T the PR-Journalist Dynamic

Posted on September 26, 2012

R-E-S-P-E-C-T the PR-Journalist Dynamic

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“So starting now, we want to draw a clear line on this. Citing Times policy, reporters should say no if a source demands, as a condition of an interview, that quotes be submitted afterward to the source or a press aide to review, approve or edit.” – New York Times memo, 9.20.2012 The New York Times powers-that-be sent a memo to their writers last week putting in plain English what would and would not be allowed in ter... Read More >

Keep an Eye on the Phone: Smart phone strategies can unleash influence

Posted on September 21, 2012

Keep an Eye on the Phone: Smart phone strategies can unleash influence

By Paul Fulton, Jr., Vice President

Apple sold 2 million iPhone 5’s within the first 24 hours, doubling the record set the iPhone 4S set just last year. And with this week’s release of iOS6, the hype around Apple has continued to build for a steady week and a half since it was first unveiled. With eight hours of LTE browsing, an expanded screen, panoramic photo capabilities, Facebook integration and more, the iPhone 5 boasts features that likely will remain part of the... Read More >

Why is Labor Day on a Monday?

Posted on September 04, 2012

By Sherri Simmons, President and CEO

I do not like Monday holidays and never have.  But I do like Friday holidays a lot.  And I’ve always wondered why holidays such as Labor Day and Memorial Day are on Mondays instead of Fridays.  So, I Googled it.  And guess what?  There is actually a Uniform Monday Holiday Act that establishes the observance of certain holidays on Mondays: Washington's Birthday; Memorial Day; Columbus Day; Labor Day; and Ma... Read More >

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