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PR Roundup: July 2018

The PR Roundup covers the top public relation stories from the past month. Check out this month’s featured news below. Elon Musk and the 2018 Cave Rescue What happened? On June 23, a Thai soccer team of 12 young boys (ages 13-16) and their coach started exploring caves in Northern Thailand. Due to monsoon season, the […]

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PR Roundup: June 2018

The PR Roundup covers the top public relation stories from the past month. Check out this month’s featured news below. IHOP Rebranding: Incredible or Irresponsible PR? The 24/7 restaurant chain previously named IHOP rebranded to the International House of Burgers (IHOB). The decision left customers thinking one of two things: either renaming the chain would […]

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The Ethics of the Equifax Hacking Scandal

Finance as we know it would not exist without credit and credit-reporting companies. The big three credit bureaus, Experian, TransUnion and Equifax, are some of the largest data providers in the world. These credit bureaus collect massive quantities of data to tell companies whether billions of people around the world are worth lending money. Simply […]

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An Audience Missed in a Protest

The Energy Transfer Partners applied for permission to build a 1,172-mile pipeline in 2014 that was going to cross four states. This issue with the pipeline was in North Dakota and it would interfere with a Native American tribe’s (Standing Rock Sioux) reservation as well as possibly damage their water reserve. The potential for the […]

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Hurricane Harvey: The PR Rundown for a Large Disaster

On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey set foot on Texas land, setting the record for the strongest hurricane landfall in the 21st century. It left many people homeless, countless properties damaged and more than 70 people have been killed from the tragic event. As a Public Relations professional, the question arises: did public relations professionals […]

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June Monthly Reading Round-Up — Caitlyn Jenner’s PR Strategy, Inspiration From Dad, Climate Change Crusaders

Another month has flown by and so have plenty of articles related to our ever growing and changing field of public relations. Even in the summer months we are often busy and bombarded by enough news to remember to check top sites and blogs for specific industry news. This marks the beginning of a new […]

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