Lucy Morrison

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The Skinny on PR and How to Make It Work for You

People often think you buy PR like you order a pizza: on demand, with all the seasonings and toppings you want.<p>But PR can't be boxed. A service …

If we want a civilised society, charities can't fill the void left by government

Last week, I made an online donation to the Greater Boston food bank. After doing so, I spent several minutes trying to process how I felt. I didn't feel virtuous. What I felt was intense anger.<p>The donation was following the example of my friend Suzanne Fischer, who had pointed out that the …

Avnet Appoints Todd Reeves as Vice President of Corporate Human Resources

<b>Avnet Appoints Todd Reeves as Vice President of Corporate Human Resources</b><p>PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global …

Twitter Blackout During Government Shutdown: PR #Fail

A great PR friend of mine, Lynn Munroe, brought an interesting issue to my attention this week: Four days into the government shutdown, one of the most impactful outcomes (and not in a good way) is the PR and business implication of the Feds’ Twitter blackout.<p>Joanna Stern noted the impact on ABC …

U.S. public-relations firm helps Putin make his case to America | Reuters

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - In April 2011, then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was asked an unusually flattering question by an American journalist: “Are you the coolest man in politics?”<p>The interview, which ran on the website of Outdoor Life magazine, was set up by Ketchum Inc., the …

Human Rights

You can't quit social networks. Get used to it

It seems like every week there’s a new study or article published bemoaning our hyper-networked existence. Social media, and Facebook in particular, …