Brand China: A Golden Opportunity for Public Relations

One of the characteristics of the world that motivates me is our “interconnectedness;” or our “interdependence.”  If you accept that people across the world – people like you and me – have many more similarities than differences, then inevitably you will find more opportunities than problems. Nowhere is this more apparent than in China – […]

Intelligence Agency Director and Chief of Naval Operations Headline National Summit on Strategic Communications

Relentless Intelligence and Operational Professionalism by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and US Navy Credited with Locating 9/11 Mastermind  Register Online to Attend June 6-7 Summit in Arlington, VA ARLINGTON, VA – May 2, 2011 –The Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGIA) – where highly advanced technologies are credited with pinpointing the location of 9/11 […]

The Good, the Bad and the Trustworthy

Companies, both big and small, risk their reputation each day. No matter how good things seem to be, serious threats can instantly damage a company’s reputation. Here, Paul Argenti and colleagues explore five strategies that companies can pursue to safeguard their reputation and brands. Argenti is a Trustee of the Institute for Public Relations and […]

Friends, Associates from 40 Countries Honor Burson

March 16, 2011 [From the O’Dwyer PR blog:] Harold Burson, co-founder of Burson-Marsteller with Bill Marsteller, was given a 90th birthday party by more than 500 friends and business associates last night at Gustavino’s restaurant under the 59th Street Bridge. Well-wishers came from 40 countries including Australia and India to fete the PR executive […]

O’Dwyer Study Reports PR Industry Rankings

Editor’s Note: The following clip contains excerpts from a column posted on the O’Dwyer PR blog on March 14, 2011. The full original article is available on the O’Dwyer PR site: There’s very good news in PR these days — at least in the independent counseling end of the industry. O’Dwyer PR reports that […]

IPR, Page, CPRF Sponsor Forum Feb. 1-3

O’Dwyers PR Newsletter February 2, 2011 Ray Kerins Jr., VP, worldwide communications of Pfizer, Julie Hamp, SVP and chief communications officer of PepsiCo, and Nicholas Ashooh, global VP of corporate affairs, Alcoa, are among speakers at the PR Leadership Forum Feb. 1-3 at the New York offices of Fleishman-Hillard on 42nd St. About 30 PR […]

Chester Burger – Citizen

Editor’s Note: The Institute for Public Relations together with the PRSA Foundation and the Arthur W. Page Society honored PR pioneer Chester Burger on his 90th birthday recently by announcing creation of the Chester Burger Scholarship for Excellence in Public Relations. Here, John Budd, a 50-year friend and colleague of Chet Burger, reflects on Chet’s […]

Institute for Public Relations Honors APCO’s Margery Kraus

The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) awarded its 2010 Alexander Hamilton Award to Margery Kraus, President and Chief Executive Officer of APCO Worldwide, at a ceremony in New York City. The Hamilton Medal – the foundation’s most prestigious honor – was presented to Kraus for her lifetime achievements, distinguished service and contributions to the public relations and public affairs profession.

“A Class Act”

The Institute for Public Relations Alexander Hamilton Medal is a very special honor that recognizes a lifetime of distinguished contributions and service to our profession. The Institute for Public Relations Board of Trustees had the honor recently of presenting this award to a colleague and friend, Margery Kraus, President and Chief Executive Officer of APCO […]