December 22, 2016

An Ode to the Holiday Card

Just in time for the holiday season, Abbie has written an ode to the holiday card. [Click below for more]
December 13, 2016

A Unique Holiday Gift That Rocks

Sara writes about how Nordstrom avoided a PR crisis with their "Stone Wrapped in Leather," comparing it to Whole Foods' asparagus water fiasco. [Click below for more]
December 8, 2016

Word of the Year

A couple years ago, Time magazine started declaring a “word of the year.” Just like their traditional Person of the Year, the editors thought it appropriate to designate a word or phrase the defined the past year. [Click below for more]
December 1, 2016

Freedom of the Press

Freedom of the press is a right protected under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. But will it be in trouble once our president-elect takes office? [Click below for more]
November 22, 2016

Newsrooms Need to Build Community

Abbie Fink discusses the question, should digital come first for news organizations? And can the hard copy newspaper get back its subscribers? [Click below for more]
November 17, 2016

People AREN’T Mad About Cups? Part II

November 10th came and along with it came Starbucks red cups! The #RedCupsCountdown is over! And as promised, my follow-up blog post about the controversy that would inevitably surround Starbucks’ second holiday cups. [Click below for more]
November 16, 2016

Check the Facts, Please

It is so easy to see a headline on a social media post, nod your head in agreement and push the share button. But recently, many have been noticing fake news keeps getting thrown in the mix. Google and Facebook have now taken the stance of banning these fake news sites to prevent the spread of fake news. [Click below for more]
November 11, 2016

Don’t Fight Urge to Write…with a Pencil

To many, taking long-hand notes with a pen and paper seems outdated. Not to Alison - and not to a recent study that proves it may very well still be the best way to retain knowledge. Click to read the story and Alison's thoughts.
November 10, 2016

Event Marketing and Public Relations for Live Nation

The PRSA Phoenix luncheon yesterday was a huge “hit” (literally) with Danielle Engel, vice president of marketing in the Southwest for Live Nation. I first met Danielle about four years ago with the work that we do with the Ak-Chin Indian Community. At the time we were working on a press event for the renaming of the Ak-Chin Pavilion and I knew right away that Danielle was amazing!
November 8, 2016

Designated Spokesperson

A few episodes into Designated Survivor, Scott found a teaching moment for those who deal with the media. Click the link to get his thoughts.