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Keeping it Real: Using PR to Combat Misinformation and Disinformation via Businesswire
A discussion on misinformation and disinformation with Jim O’Leary, Global Practice Chair, Corporate Affairs and Advisory Services with Edelman; Lisa Seidenberg, Vice President of Media Relations with Greentarget; and Michael Estevez, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Public Affairs and Crisis Communications with BCW.
Majority of Covid misinformation came from 12 people, report finds via The Guardian
The vast majority of Covid-19 anti-vaccine misinformation and conspiracy theories originated from just 12 people, a report by the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) cited by the White House this week found.
PRCA and CIPR launch a new mental health campaign via PRmoment.com
The PRCA and CIPR have launched their first joint campaign to inspire public relations and communications professionals to take positive action on mental health across the industry.
Launched ahead of Global Listening Day, the pan-industry 'Heard Mentality' campaign urges leaders to hear the concerns of colleagues and encourages team leaders to hold constructive talks with their team members or peers on mental health.
+20 Hours of PR Talks: The Thought Leaders Series
In 2020 I gathered 32 of the top Communication & Public Relations minds across the globe and had them share their latest insights. Throughout the series we discuss the latest developments in internal, external, digital and crisis communications. Now you can check them out in podcast format.
The Role Of Communications In Techlash via Provokemedia
This episode of the PRovoke Media podcast looks at the complex interplay between the tech companies/PR teams and the media, including the emergence of techlash and what's driving momentum against the tech companies now.
The New Era of Crisis Communications: Case Studies & Lessons Shared via DRI
Communication is key, especially in a crisis. Join us July 28 at 2:00 p.m. ET to hear from crisis communications experts who will draw on their experiences to help you get a handle on what to say -- and what not to say -- as well as how to craft messaging that will inform others while serving your organization.
Measuring the Effects of Influence Operations via Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Influence operations can have measurable effects on people’s beliefs and behavior, but empirical research does not yet adequately answer the most pressing questions facing policymakers.
The Wild West of ESG Reporting: A New Report Finds a Disturbing Lack of Standards and Transparency
“The problem is, we don’t really know what these companies are doing on sustainability because of dismal transparency in how they report,” said Michael Diegelmann, CEO of cometis AG, a German investor-relations and ESG consultancy. “Data shows companies that prioritize non-financial ESG goals can outperform their peers financially. Yet too often the fundamental details that corporations choose to report, how they report it, where they report it, and even who exactly is responsible for sustainability is left out of the official ESG documents used by investors. The lack of comparability makes it nearly impossible for investors to accurately judge what’s happening.”
Writing & Editing Tool InstaText
InstaText is a user-friendly writing and editing tool that helps you rewrite your text so that you are understood and perceived as a professional. InstaText improves styling and word choice, corrects grammatical errors and enriches your content to make it more readable and understandable.
Read the review of the tool in the next edition of my PR Toolz Newsletter.