The Rise of Infographics

The Rise of Infographics

PCNY April 4 Luncheon: Infographics At the urging of my fellow Publicity Club of New York board member Lisa Kovitz of Edelman, last week we convened a panel on the explosion of infographics in news reporting. The senior news graphics decisionmakers from CNNMoney, Huffington Post, Mashable and The Associated Press walked nearly 100 New York-based […]

NewsCore

NewsCore

Did you ever have a client ask you to contact an AP reporter to learn which news outlets picked up a story in which the client company was featured? If you are asked, politely decline and offer instead to use some of the off-the shelf monitoring tools, starting with Google News, that scrape and index […]

Unfiltered Kool-Aid

Unfiltered Kool-Aid

Hasn’t the mainstream media learned its lesson? Didn’t the unquestioned pronouncements that led to this failed administration give practicing journalists sufficient reason to say enough is enough? Jay Rosen tweets us to a post on The Atlantic’s Daily Dish blog: jayrosen_nyu Sullivan: Until Palin gives a full press conference, cable news should stop putting her […]

Soothing News

Posted by on Sep 16, 2008 in aig, ap, mccain, Mcnabb, Obama, sports, toilet tissue | No Comments
Soothing News

Public relations is the greatest business. Like AIG, it permeates all facets of our lives — from the pernicious presidential campaign to the colossal collapses on Wall Street, or a combination thereof. Isn’t it about time that we catch a break from all these anxiety-producing headlines? Sports certainly soothes. Wasn’t that Eagles-Cowboys game awesome last […]

Thinning Press Cred

Thinning Press Cred

If you thought Ari Fleischer and Dana Perino were/are liars and apologists for this failed and deceitful administration, get ready to deal with Brooke Buchanan (pictured at left). The McCain mouthpiece (and former Bush Cheney comms. director in Nevada) already is in Bush-style deception mode, if her quip to an AP reporter seeking comment on […]