Treating “Fake News” Like a Public Health Crisis

By Anne Green, president and CEO of CooperKatz, our Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) partner agency in New York. We have all heard – and likely used – the term “fake news” ad nauseam now. Yet, how often do we stop to consider the implications? John McCain wrote a powerful op-ed for the Washington Post […]

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Meet the Media: Elena Bragg

Our ‘Meet the Media’ series continues with Elena Bragg, art director at HAWAI’I Magazine, the state’s only national/international magazine. What’s your top story for today? Our top story for today is about the USS Arizona Memorial closing indefinitely due to structural issues. The memorial is such a popular travel destination for Oahu visitors so it’s […]

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Meet the Media: Sean Hillen

Joining us for our latest installment of “Meet the Media’ is journalist, author and creative writing coach Sean Hillen. What’s your top story for today? The pending arrival of international participants for the first-ever ‘Black Sea Creative Writing Retreat’ in the tranquil Romanian village of Doi Mai. An offshoot of the well-established ‘Ireland Writing Retreat’ […]

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A Day in the Life of a “CBS Sunday Morning” Interview

By Ashley Boarman, account supervisor I spent a day in the redwoods with CBS Sunday Morning and LCI client, Save the Redwoods League. Here’s a photo essay of my very busy – and tons of fun – media day. 6:15 a.m. – Driving from San Francisco to the shoot location at Joaquin Miller Park in […]

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Meet the Media: Nikki Medoro

Nikki Medoro is the co-host of the afternoon drive show on KGO radio with Chip Franklin, where they discuss the top stories of the day. We asked Nikki about her work and what else interests her. What’s your top priority at work for today? While I would fully enjoy a day without a Trump headline, today (May […]

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Meet the Media: Jennifer Billock

The latest blog in our ‘Meet the Media’ series features Jennifer Billock, a freelance writer who regularly has articles published at What’s your top priority at work for today? I have a few for today! I’m doing some social media work for a B2B brand I work with, rounding up some sources for a […]

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Going Global With A Local

By David Landis, President, LCI I just returned from my first-ever trip to Argentina: we visited Buenos Aires, Salta and Bariloche. Besides the sheer beauty, the delicious food, top-quality wines and the friendliness of the residents, one important aspect impressed me as a professional communicator. How a local can make all the difference. If, like […]

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How to protect your data on Google

By Greg Bortkiewicz, Senior Account Executive & Digital Specialist Ever since the Cambridge Analytica story broke, Facebook has been fighting fires regarding its perceived lack of action to appropriately manage its users data. (For tips about how to protect your data on Facebook, check out my recent blog post). While Facebook certainly has a lot […]

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What to do when your spokesperson makes a mistake

By Leeza Hoyt, president of The Hoyt Organization, our Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) partner based in Los Angeles   We’ve all seen it on the news. The spokesperson heads to the microphone, reads a statement, then begins taking questions. Then, we notice something. He or she makes a mistake. Whether your spokesperson starts speaking […]

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12 Questions with Brianne Murphy Miller

Name: Brianne Murphy Miller Title: Director Years at the agency: 20 years (!) What did you do before PR? I’ve worked at start-ups (all failed – very Silicon Valley), publishing (Glamour and Sunset) and in fashion. Why did you choose to enter PR? I’m not sure if I chose PR or if PR chose me. […]

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