In a broad-reaching conversation via virtual roundtable, we discussed the impact the pandemic has had on the deaf community, the lessons learned about communicating during crises, how so-called mainstream communicators can work to make accessibility part of their DEI conversations and what corporations looking to embrace DEI and accessibility should do to push forward inclusive campaigns.
Diversity, Equality & Inclusion
One of the most perennially popular articles on PRNEWS is an article reviewing AP style. We took that as a sign and decided to deliver a new series of AP style updates that may be helpful for communicating on emerging topics. Here we take a look at common DEI terminology in 2021 to ensure proper use for important announcements and releases.
While companies may feel enormous pressure to issue a major diversity announcement, tectonic shifts rarely work, according to the NAACP’s Aba Blankson. Instead, she says, acknowledge what the company has, or, more importantly, has not done on racial justice previously.
PRNEWS Live welcomed Diane Anderson-Minshall, the CEO and Editorial Director of Pride Media. We spoke on authenticity, pitching and how to keep Pride conversations going throughout the entire year.
PRNEWS celebrated this year’s class of honorees for Top Women in PR today (July 28). Honorees this year were recognized in five categories: Changemakers, Entrepreneurs, Industry Innovators, Mentors and Rising Stars.
To shed some light on how PR pros can successfully promote cultural change inside and outside of their organizations, we gathered some of this year’s Top Women in PR together in a virtual roundtable to share their recent efforts and best practices.
While some may be surprised the publication still exists in the shadow of the #MeToo movement, SI is utilizing the platform to leverage a message of inclusivity. Its 2021 edition features the first cover with a transgender model, Leyna Bloom.
Societal improvement can be frustratingly slow. As a business leader and communication professional, I find it painful watching organizations repeatedly fail to learn from their mistakes.
PRNEWS has announced the honorees for this year’s Top Women in PR. The 2021 honorees are recognized in five distinct categories: Changemakers, Entrepreneurs, Industry Innovators, Mentors and Rising Stars.
Raiders player Carl Nassib became the first active NFL athlete to publicly announce he is gay on June 21. Solidarity, simplicity and coordination of messaging were key to the league’s communications strategy.