Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Black History Month: Years after George Floyd, Diversity Lacks Rigorous Standards and Accountability

January 24th, 2023 by

For Black History Month, we asked PR pros about DEI years since George Floyd’s murder. Some companies still see DEI as a nice-to-have instead of as a vital part of the business, they said.

How Visuals Help Communicators Create More Inclusive Narratives

December 19th, 2022 by

We asked Tristen Norman, head of creative insights, Americas at Getty Images, to discuss how consumer insights inform brands’ visual focus. In addition, we discussed the role that visual communication has on challenging stereotypes and the importance of visual representation in stories.

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We Asked ‘What’s Your PR-Related Wish for 2023?’ Here’s What 30 Communicators Said

December 13th, 2022 by

The end of the calendar is a good time for making predictions and wishes. As we do each year, we asked PR pros for predictions. In addition, we asked them what their PR-related wishes for 2023 are. Here’s what they said.

2023: A Growth Year for PR, But Also More Crises, Labor Issues and Internal Communication

December 2nd, 2022 by

Overall, the mood of our PR prognosticators is upbeat as they anticipate PR continuing its recent ascension into 2023.

PRNEWS Live talks about Native American representation in media and PR

[VIDEO] PRNEWS Live Talks Native American Inclusion in PR

November 17th, 2022 by

PRNEWS and Candace Hamana, principal, Badger PR, and founder, Indigenous People’s Public Relations Association, discussed Native American representation in communications.

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Moving Beyond Tolerance: A Call for Communicators

November 17th, 2022 by

The International Day for Tolerance emphasizes tolerating differences is not enough. Change requires intentional shifts. Here’s how to begin.

NBA boasts tolerance, but is in a real crisis after kyrie Irving's antisemetic comments

NBA Drops the Ball in Responding to Irving’s Antisemitic Tropes

November 2nd, 2022 by

A prompt response is a hallmark of crisis communication. The NBA and the Brooklyn Nets waffled on their initial responses to Kyrie Irving’s antisemitic posting. Have they run out of time to act?

The AARP and Frameworks Institute offered these vibrant images of the 50-plus community to showcase proper representation in messaging for age..

Communication Tips for Combatting a Forgotten DEI Topic: Ageism

October 24th, 2022 by

Ageism in messaging can be bad for business. Research shows that 56 cents of every dollar spent comes from the 50-plus community.

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[VIDEO] PRNEWS Live Mixes Hispanic Heritage Month with Reputation Repair

October 14th, 2022 by

As we celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month, PR pro Marco Gonzalez discussed regaining trust in the wake of the LA City Council debacle.

How PR Can Bridge Cultural Gaps with Hispanic Markets via Inclusivity and Unity

October 12th, 2022 by

As Hispanic Heritage Month ends Oct. 15, we find a mix of diversity and unity can help PR and marketing craft more effective messages.