Public Relations

The press can be your best friend, or your worst enemy. Learn how to build a public relations operation, write press releases, interact with the press, and otherwise leverage public relations to help your business succeed.
How to Defend Against Rumors, Lies, and Propaganda
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Defamation from a PR Point of View: Suing for Slander
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How to Pick Clothing for Photo, TV and Video Appearances
Libel and Slander
Slander and Libel: How to Know When It's Time to Sue
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Public Relations: Explore the Benefits
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Understanding the News Cycle at a Newspaper
Online Reviews
How to Manage and Respond to Glassdoor Reviews
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The Dos and Don'ts of Writing Talking Points
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What Is PETA?
Media Segmentation
Does Mass Media Still Work With Fragmented Audiences?
Media Interview On the Record
Learn About Reporters' Terms like "off the Record" and "on Background"
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Here's How to Write and Format an Effective Letter to the Editor
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What Are Opinion Leaders?
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Here's a Look at the Most Common Myths about Public Relations
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Why Corporations Use Rumors to Hurt Competitors
Reading the news
Myth Debunked: Any Press Is Good Press
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Public Relations: A Guide to Time, Money, and Words
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How to Write a Fact Sheet
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Basic Benefits of Media Outreach in Marketing
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Types of Debates and Tips for Holding Them
Propaganda
How You Can Identify and Defeat Propaganda
News Cycle
What Is a News Cycle and How Does It Work?
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Press Secretary Job Profile, Including Job Duties, Salary, and More
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What Is Propaganda and How Does It Work?
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Organize Successful Media Availability Like a Pro
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A Sample of What a Media Plan for Public Relations Should Look Like
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How Does Aristotle Tie Into Smart Public Relations Tactics?
Public Speaking
Preparation and Rehearsal Are Key to a Great Presentation
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Preparing for a Successful Press Conference
Writing the Perfect Cutline
Tips to Writing a Perfect Photo Cutline
Strategic Partnerships
Drive Business by Developing Strategic Partnerships
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Mapping Out How You're Going to Get Earned Media
Beginner's Guide to Basic Public Relations
When you or your company are in the news, it's time to prepare a statement for the media.
When You Need to Make a Statement to the Media
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When to Hold a Press Conference
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Public Relations: How Should You Handle Bad News?
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Use Humor to Spice Up Your Next Speech