The state's Board of Education is searching for an agency to work on a multifaceted outreach program.
On the eve of a Super Bowl likely to attract record ratings, the NFL is facing a critical long-term issue in player concussions. Improved communications can't solve the problem by itself, but it could give the league a good place to start.
Clinton, Sanders spar over Wall Street; January jobs number due; Google takes on extremists; NFL plans anti-domestic-violence ad for Super Bowl 50; LinkedIn shares plummet; Shkreli's lawyer criticizes client's tweeting.
Following last week's decision to require communications consultants who work with politicians to register as lobbyists, the state's Joint Commission on Public Ethics is looking into the role social media plays.
Happening Thursday: Clinton and Sanders debate; McGraw Hill plans rebranding; Martin Shkreli on Capitol Hill; Nonprofits team up for #WorldCancerDay; Facebook celebrates Friends Day.
The Health Department recommended pregnant women, or women who are planning to become pregnant, consider delaying travel to affected regions.
Obama to visit Baltimore mosque; Clinton, Sanders set for New Hampshire town hall; Testimony set on Flint water crisis; Intel's diversity report; Amazon plans physical expansion; Poor fourth-quarter results from Yahoo, Chipotle.
Despite the nuclear deal with Iran and the Paris climate accords, the world hasn't staved off disaster. How Hastings Group pitched that morbid story to members of the media.
Iowa results; Rubio grabs momentum heading to New Hampshire; What analysts want to hear from Marissa Mayer; Oscars add a touch of diversity; Google surpasses Apple as world's most valuable company; Delta apologizes for flight attendant fight.
The PR Council and civil liberties and media groups have also come out against the guidance.
The company eschewed the horse race polling generally used in politics to evaluate candidates and instead looked at the attributes their constituents want in a leader.
The New Influencers; Down to the wire in Iowa; Super Bowl media day; Alphabet earnings; Black History Month begins; CDC could declare Chipotle E. coli crisis over; Amtrak to release May 2015 crash data.
The state's Joint Ethics Commission passed a measure that would redefine PR pros as lobbyists this week. It might be well intentioned, but it's unrealistic and unenforceable.
The Trump-less GOP debate; Politico shakeup; Takata says CEO is staying; Xerox plans to split in two; Jack Dorsey tries to inspire employees.
A group of volunteer advocates is using celebrity support to help the initiative gain steam.
Income inequality and gender imbalance are underlying issues in nearly every topic discussed at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The St. Louis Rams are now the Los Angeles Rams. San Diego and Oakland will have to talk more actively with the public about the value of an NFL franchise to avoid the same fate, say comms experts.
Do marketers hate the FTC's new regulations on native advertising? To the contrary, many say it will lead to better quality.
As world leaders prepare to gather in Paris on Monday for the crucial Climate Change Conference - in a city under a state of emergency following the terrorist attacks - PRWeek looks at how the comms of climate change have shifted since the disastrous Copenhagen summit six years ago and why walking the tightrope of language between misery and complacency is vital to tackling the issue.
Negative stereotypes play a role, and often companies - and veterans themselves -- don't realize what they have to offer.
Joe Quinn, VP, public affairs, the Aluminum Association, describes how he is putting the pedal to the metal's unique positioning.
Steve Ellis, VP of Taxpayers for Common Sense, talks about his work on the budget deal - the good, the bad, and the ridiculous
George Atallah, NFLPA assistant executive director, external affairs, discusses the group's goals and strategies.
Jason Townsend, NASA's deputy social manager, explains how the agency builds buzz around science and discovery on social media.
Sean Spicer, chief strategist and comms director, RNC, discusses the party's increased focus on digital tactics
"This generation speaks their own language. No one can speak it better than they can - so we let them do the talking."
Viacom VP of corporate social responsibility Ali Jannello Tuck says over the next few months, the brand will empower viewers to go out and tell their own stories and those of their communities
In its fourth year, the DC-based campaign has helped promote elementary school attendance, writes Alexandra Caceres
Laura Nichols looks at how some universities reacted after a study shed light on campus sexual assaults.
Founder and CEO of the Institute of the Economic Empowerment of Women Terry Neese on how the organization empowers women through business opportunities.
Inside the Planned Parenthood hashtag campaign to help dispel stigma around birth control.
The former Walmart comms VP on getting in front of a personal crisis and overcoming it. Plus, five reputation management must-dos.
Public affairs experts and advocates attribute several communications factors to the campaign's success and its overwhelming public support.
Campaign encourages early intervention by parents because kids weigh pros and cons of alcohol as early as age 8.
VP, communications, Apple
Millions of people participated in Light It Up Blue, an international, grassroots movement to raise awareness and drive action for the global autism community.
When pool-owning parents were asked about the risks of drowning to children, many seemed disconnected from the danger.
Food Bank For New York City needed a strong call to action to provide 1.5 million struggling New Yorkers with emergency food and services during the holiday season.
#LoveIsAGift allowed us to give back and celebrate the work Easter Seals does in providing help, support services, and hope to children and adults living with disabilities, their caregivers, and veterans.
After 30 years, we're still finding fresh ways to share the information people need to make the right personal safety choices.