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Here Are Our Favorite Super Bowl Odds and Ends - Posted January 31, 2014
So...two days left until the most important day of the year for branded promotions. The 6,329 "credentialed journalists" covering the event will make s... [PRNewser]

PR Win: Basketball Teams Are Hyping Google Glass Now - Posted January 24, 2014
Google Glass struggled to get off the ground in 2013, and there's no doubt that the Wired "this product will never appeal to the general public" article was terrible PR. Google's still going to push it, though--and this month Glass officially entered the sports world. We're not sure who's behind PR at... [PRNewser]

On the Current State of Old-School Media Relations - Posted January 22, 2014
A couple of media relations tidbits appeared in the news this week: an Economist writer wishes they could involve a little more "old fashioned subtlety" whi... [AgencySpy]

On the Current State of Old-School Media Relations - Posted January 22, 2014
A couple of media relations tidbits appeared in the news this week: an Economist writer wishes they could involve a little more "old fashioned subtlety" whi... [PRNewser]

The (Other) Real Top 14 PR Twits to Follow in 2014 - Posted January 10, 2014
They'rrrrrrrrre Baaaaaaaaack! ICYMI: PRNewser rang in the New Year with a list of the people we considered the ... [PRNewser]

Oh Hi: We Threw a Party This Week! - Posted March 22, 2013
Big thanks to all who came out to our party at the Empire Room on Tuesday night! We greatly appreciated you all showing up to have a couple of drinks, trade business cards, look for new career opportunities and listen politely as your host tested his latest, lamest jokes. Apologies to... [PRNewser]

5 Ways for Journalists to Build Better Relationships with PR Pros - Posted March 15, 2013
Yesterday our friend and PR veteran Peter Himler wrote a Forbes article with an intriguing headline: "... [PRNewser]

Mark Cuban Clarifies His 'Don't Hire a PR Firm' Comment - Posted January 17, 2012
Entrepreneur published a 12-point list of tips for startups, courtesy of Mark Cuban, that included at number 11: "Never hire a PR firm." Well now you done did it Mark Cuban, because, of course, the PR industry will respond. On ... [PRNewser]

The Death Star Seeks Crowdfunding for Image Rehab - Posted August 26, 2011
NerdPr0n alert: BP, al-Qaida, Taco Bell, ... [AgencySpy]

What's Augmented Reality? And Other Mobile Topics - Posted May 5, 2011
Don't we already live in an augmented reality? Kind of, but our reality will get even m... [PRNewser]

Media Questions APCO's Advice to HP Board - Posted August 10, 2010
The New York Times published details this morning about meetings between Hewlett-Packard's (HP) Board and their PR firm APCO Worldwide on how best to handle accusations of sexual harassment against CEO Mark Hurd... [PRNewser]

PR Stands To Make a Ton of Money From Gulf Oil Spill - Posted May 12, 2010
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N.Y. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo 'Is His Own Image Shaper' - Posted April 13, 2010
So says The New York Times' Jeremy W. Peters in a story today, titled, "Behind the Curtain, Cuomo Runs His P.R. Machine." Peters explains: In a way that is rare in an age o... [PRNewser]

'Today Show' Booker: We're Looking for Chefs With Personality - Posted March 26, 2010
[Left to right: New York "Grub Street" blog editor Daniel Maurer, Wine Spectator/Cigar Aficionado's Jack Bettridge, Carla Spar... [PRNewser]

On the Podcast: Healthcare reform, Mark Cuban, Tiger & Fleischer - Posted March 24, 2010
On this week's PRNewser Podcast, we discussed healthcare reform, the media, and its surrogates with Flatiron Communications owner and The Flack blogger Peter Himler. Himle... [PRNewser]

Legendary Publicist Bobby Zarem: 'I'm Basically An Artist' - Posted March 3, 2010
Bobby Zarem, a legendary New York publicist that many PRNewser readers may not recognize by name, but who has represented such bold faced names as Sylvester Stallone, ... [PRNewser]

Steve Jobs Speaks! To Walt Mossberg And No One Else, Thank You - Posted January 29, 2010
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Apple Launches iPad To Deafening Hype - Posted January 27, 2010
Apple officially launched its long awaited tablet device today, the iPad. As with most Apple product launches in recent memory, the media coverage and hype has reached a deafening level. The notoriously secretive Apple PR department managed the launch with no major lea... [PRNewser]

PR Takeaways From The Google Nexus One Launch - Posted January 6, 2010
In the biggest product launch of this short year, Google yesterday afternoon launched their first ever smart phone, the Nexus One. So how did the launch go? The reviews Walt Mossberg of the The Wall Street Journal was ... [PRNewser]

2009 Predictions: Who Got 'Em Right and Who Got 'Em Wrong - Posted December 28, 2009
As we roll out 2010 predictions for the PR industry, lets look back at some of last year's predictions to see who got things right and who didn't. Check out the breakdown after the jump. Those who got it right: "The line separating bloggers from mainstream journalists will continue to blur creating one amorphous... [PRNewser]

Note To Techies: 'PR is a never ending process' - Posted December 21, 2009
We already know that Google's founders disdain marketing and PR, and it's no secret that many tech entrepreneurs feel the same. Those used to viewing their company from an engineer's perspective sometimes... [PRNewser]

Today in Tiger Woods PR Advice Givers - Posted December 14, 2009
After several weeks, more and more PR executives of... [PRNewser]

Ten "Must Have" Mobile Apps for PR - Posted November 24, 2009
You are busy and always on the go. Your mobile device is quickly becoming your "PC." Do these situations sound familiar? There are countless mobile applications to help PR pros be more productive, but we've narrowed a list down to ten "must haves." So, as you wind down for the Thanksgiving break... [PRNewser]

Restoring Confidence and Trust Top Issues at Council of PR Firms Forum - Posted October 29, 2009
Rob Flaherty, President and Senior Partner, Ketchum delivered the opening remarks at today's sold out Critical Issues Forum, hosted by the Council of PR Firms. The theme o... [PRNewser]

Is Balloon Boy The Biggest Publicity Stunt of All Time? - Posted October 19, 2009
Now that the "balloon boy" saga has officially been uncovered as a publicity stunt, we have to ask: is it the biggest of all time? Will it make its way into The Publici... [PRNewser]

It's Spin City for Moguls & Machers at Michael's - Posted September 30, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The flacks were certainly out in full force today at Michael's. It seemed anyone who was (or represents) anyone was out and about with something to spin. Well, at least it's a sign that life goes on in Manhattan no matter how bleak New York magazine says ... [Fishbowl NY]

It's Spin City for Moguls & Machers at Michael's - Posted September 30, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The flacks were certainly out in full force today at Michael's. It seemed anyone who was (or represents) anyone was out and about with something to spin. Well, at least it's a sign that life goes on in Manhattan no matter how bleak New York magazine says ... [FishbowlNY]

How Did Kanye West Do on Leno? - Posted September 15, 2009
In his much hyped interview on the first night of "The Jay Leno... [PRNewser]

Does HARO's Larger Audience Equal Better Results? - Posted September 3, 2009
The Flack blogger and Flatiron Communications Principal Peter Himler asked the question this week, in attempt to determine if journalists get better results from open, crowded sourced services like Help A Reporter Out as compared to closed subscription services such as ProfNet. As Himler stated, "HARO's users increasingly come from outside ... [PRNewser]

Who Do You Call When You Have a Scoop? - Posted July 21, 2009
[image cred] When Harvey Levin's TMZ broke the news of Michael Jackson's death, it was heralded as yet another victory in the battle of "ne... [PRNewser]

Roger Clemens' New PR Counsel: Levick Strategic Communications - Posted May 13, 2009
Its been a long road for star baseball pitcher Roger Clemens since his poor performance at a congressional hearing on steroid use in baseball 15 months ago. Now, the Daily News ... [PRNewser]

Twittering the NextNY PR for Startups Discussion - Posted April 30, 2009
Tonight's panel looks at the tools & tricks, what you can DIY, and when you need to hire a consultant. NextNY is an organization open to all, focused on young people who "have a stake in the future of tech and new media in New York City". Check out our Twitter feed below... [PRNewser]

Lunch: Happy Birthday, Cathie Black! - Posted April 29, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE We missed Evander Holyfield by a day, but there was plenty of action to keep our attention in Michael's jam-packed dining room today. Between the surprise birthday party for Hearst Magazines... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Happy Birthday, Cathie Black! - Posted April 29, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE We missed Evander Holyfield by a day, but there was plenty of action to keep our attention in Michael's jam-packed dining room today. Between the surprise birthday party for Hearst Magazines... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 12.17.08 - Posted December 17, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC cafeteria is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Sale of Mediabistro.com Inspires Tears, Tantrums Too - Posted July 18, 2007
News of mediabistro.com's sale has caused quite a stir in Blogotopia. Well, bloggers like traffic, and who knew that Laurel Touby + boa would r... [FishbowlLA]

Lunch at Michael's: Forget Michael Caine — It's Star Jones! - Posted June 6, 2007
Imagine our disappointment when we heard that had we chosen to come by on Monday, we'd have been sipping Bloody Marys at the bar with Claire Danes and Natasha Richardson. Luckily, there were enough faces in today's crowd from filmdom, fashi... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch at Michael's: Forget Michael Caine — It's Star Jones! - Posted June 6, 2007
Imagine our disappointment when we heard that had we chosen to come by on Monday, we'd have been sipping Bloody Marys at the bar with Claire Danes and Natasha Richardson. Luckily, there were enough faces in today's crowd from filmdom, fashi... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Post-Hasselhoff, All Business - Posted March 21, 2007
We're guessing many of our favorite media celebrity regulars have headed south with their families for spring break or to rev up from the endless winter doldrums that have left us feeling a bit grumpy. Today, the tables were packed with a cross section of Prada and Gucci ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch at Michael's: Post-Hasselhoff, All Business - Posted March 21, 2007
We're guessing many of our favorite media celebrity regulars have headed south with their families for spring break or to rev up from the endless winter doldrums that have left us feeling a bit grumpy. Today, the tables were packed with a cross section of Prada and Gucci ... [FishbowlNY]

FBLA Doesn't Pander Which Flacks Would Know If They Read FBLA - Posted February 17, 2007
The Flack thinks FBLA panders. Peter Himler, of Flatiron Communications blogs about John Pavlik's retirement from the Academy, writing: With the Oscars nearly upon us, and the... [FishbowlLA]

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