Using outdated and exclusionary language in contemporary communications negatively affects minority groups and adversely influences the public if it continues to be brushed aside. Our authors share steps the industry can take to challenge the status quo.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
How Inclusive Language Impacts the Way We CommunicateMarch 29th, 2023 by Hollin Nies
PR Roundup: Bad Decisions Lead to Bad ReputationsMarch 23rd, 2023 by Nicole Schuman
The public called out Spotify and Chief for DEI blunders and the SEC laid down the law for celebrity crypto influencers this week.
Why Clichés in Writing Can Be OffensiveMarch 22nd, 2023 by Nicole Schuman
PRNEWS decided to bring awareness to clichés or phrases you may want to avoid or consider erasing from your vocabulary altogether.
PR Roundup: Pitching Rebounds, Ford’s Ode to Women, Mercyhurst DeflectsMarch 16th, 2023 by Nicole Schuman
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.
[VIDEO] PRNEWS Live Discusses Women’s Paths to Leadership on International Women’s DayMarch 8th, 2023 by Nicole Schuman
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.
Amid Economic Uncertainty, Brands Must Keep DEI Budgets Top of MindMarch 8th, 2023 by Jennifer Risi
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.
With New Chair, PRSA Continues Focus on Ethics, DEIMarch 7th, 2023 by PRNEWS
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.
Book Bans Threaten Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ProgressMarch 7th, 2023 by Angela Hayes
The very idea of book bans is counterintuitive to the PR profession, our author writes.
Building Diversity Pipelines takes Buy-In, Training and Constant ReassessmentMarch 2nd, 2023 by Erika Bradbury
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 CampaignFebruary 28th, 2023 by Nicole Schuman
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.