This time last May I was discussing twisted love triangles, hit-and-run automobile murders, and debauchery-laden parties with a fascinated group of sixteen-year-old boys and girls. My job required it. I was an English teacher. We weren’t focusing on the news, or a trashy reality show, or an R rated film.
The moment I caught wind of Instagram’s new policy that would give the company rights to sell my photographs without compensation or even notification, my first instinct was to grab my phone and delete the app.
If you have strep throat, a lozenge isn't going to provide lasting relief. You need a professional who will diagnose and treat the problem with something more powerful. As a maker of "softish cough drops," Pine Brothers probably knows that about its product.
The digital dependence of kids has escalated every year. They are entranced by a screen of some sort, seamlessly bouncing from iPad to a Kindle Fire to Xbox to the desktop, never missing a beat. Now, an increasingly younger audience is influencing the digital revolution. Thirty-seven percent of U.S. children between 4-5 years-old use a device like the iPad or smartphone. As crazy as it seems, they're an important audience. Learn how to engage them on their terms.
In 2014 Pinehurst hosts the U.S. Open, and four days later hosts the U.S. Women's Open. No course has ever hosted two U.S. majors within two weeks. The Chicago Tribune visited Pinehurst No. 2 and encourages readers to play the course before No. 2 is put under the worldwide spotlight and tee times get scarce.
In PR we absorb, study and work with the media every day. But that doesn't mean we're not left scratching our heads over certain editorial decisions. Tuesday marked 11 years since the 9/11 attacks. While the memory is still fresh in so many Americans’ minds, many news organizations seem to have missed that memo. The worst disregard for the anniversary took place on the TODAY show.