Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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PR Roundup: Bad Decisions Lead to Bad Reputations

March 23rd, 2023 by

The public called out Spotify and Chief for DEI blunders and the SEC laid down the law for celebrity crypto influencers this week.

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Why Clichés in Writing Can Be Offensive

March 22nd, 2023 by

PRNEWS decided to bring awareness to clichés or phrases you may want to avoid or consider erasing from your vocabulary altogether.

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PR Roundup: Pitching Rebounds, Ford’s Ode to Women, Mercyhurst Deflects

March 16th, 2023 by

Ford celebrated Women’s History Month with a clever messaging package and MuckRack’s State of Journalism found a positive trend for pitching, while Mercyhurst University responds with a disappointing statement when a student goes viral for the wrong reasons.

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[VIDEO] PRNEWS Live Discusses Women’s Paths to Leadership on International Women’s Day

March 8th, 2023 by

PRNEWS Live welcomed Tina Kozak, the first woman CEO of Franco, in its 59-year history, to discuss women in PR leadership on International Women’s Day. 

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Amid Economic Uncertainty, Brands Must Keep DEI Budgets Top of Mind

March 8th, 2023 by

Cutting back on DEI budgets will not provide significant cost savings during economic uncertainty. For most companies, DEI budgets pale in comparison to other departments. Instead, our author provides other cost-savings measures.

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With New Chair, PRSA Continues Focus on Ethics, DEI

March 7th, 2023 by

In this Q&A, we asked Michelle Egan, PRSA’s new chair, about member concerns around chatGPT, the priority PRSA places on ethics, and the steps PRSA has taken to diversify its membership and the industry.

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Book Bans Threaten Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Progress

March 7th, 2023 by

The very idea of book bans is counterintuitive to the PR profession, our author writes.

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Building Diversity Pipelines takes Buy-In, Training and Constant Reassessment

March 2nd, 2023 by

There is still significant work to be done to build diverse pipelines. Here’s what the industry can do to move forward.

[VIDEO] PRNEWS Live Welcomes Dove to Discuss the #BlackHairIsProfessional Campaign

February 28th, 2023 by

PRNEWS Live discussed Dove’s latest impactful campaign and partnership with LinkedIn, which supports The CROWN Act. Dove’s work bridges public policy and purpose-driven communication.

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Female Agency Founders Encourage DEI Narrative

February 28th, 2023 by

Ahead of Women’s History Month, we asked female communicators, during a virtual roundtable, about advancing in their PR careers, founding their own agencies and how the last few years of more flexible work have shifted the paradigm.