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News: The Covid-19 effect on media consumption

THE coronavirus pandemic has given rise to an ongoing surge in media consumption, as people around the world stay updated on the rapidly changing crisis. This alters the landscape for advertisers in developed and emerging markets, and it gives media…

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News: Poston CEO scoops top PRSA award

LGBTQ rights champion Dave Poston was named as the Public Relations Professional of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). One of the most prestigious honors in the industry, this award recognizes the contributions of exceptional PR…

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News: Only one in five CEOs satisfied with 2020 strategies

COVID-19 made 2020 the year of the strategy pivot, and independent San Diego State University survey research commissioned by (X) shows how enterprise leaders are evaluating their pivots and providing lessons for improved strategy performance in 2021. Data collected from…

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News: ‘Resilience and innovation’ of top PR firm praised at PRCA national awards

LONDON and New York strategic reputation management consultancy Lansons has won the International Consultancy of the Year award at this year’s Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) National Awards ceremony.  Commending the winners, director general at the PRCA Francis Ingham…

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News: Irish PR conference hosts international speakers on virtual stage

THE PRII Annual Conference was delivered as a live online broadcast over two half days on November 3 and 4. The theme was ‘Turning Change into New Possibilities’ and its objective was to inform, advise, provoke and challenge the public…

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News: Ireland’s tourism chief ‘most influential’ CEO on social media

THE first Irish Social CEO Report was released in November by strategic reputation and communications firm The Reputations Agency (TRA) with Tourism Ireland CEO Niall Gibbons emerging as the most influential Irish leader on social media. The Social CEO Report…

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News: PRCA Covid-19 Taskforce and PR experts from 23 countries lead report on recovering fast from the pandemic

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) Global Covid-19 Communications Taskforce has published a new crowdsourced report with insight on the pandemic from 75 industry leaders operating across 23 countries. The report titled How to recover fast from the pandemic…

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News: PRII honors longtime members

THE Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) has announced a motion to award a life fellowship to Ann-Marie O'Sullivan, founder and CEO at AM O’Sullivan PR in Cork, Ireland. It will be put before the PRII AGM for approval in…

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News: Ketchum leads the way on ICCO global awards shortlist

THE International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) has announced the shortlist for the ICCO Global Awards, with Ketchum leading the way with eight shortlisted entries.  The awards are recognized by 41 PR associations around the world, representing 70 countries. Entries into…

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News: PRII conference ‘Turning Change into New Possibilities’ moves online in November

THE PRII Annual Conference 2020 is moving online for the first time. The theme of the conference next month is 'Turning Change into New Possibilities'. The organizers have taken the theme to heart and rather than focus on what Covid…

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News: 67 per cent of Irish consumers believe wellness is essential in brand strategy, Ogilvy study finds

Wellness remains an opportunity for double digit growth THE US$4.5 trillion global wellness economy – growing twice as fast as the global economy – is now so pervasive that for 67 per cent of Irish consumers, wellness is now considered…

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News: Internal communications central to Indeed remote work strategy

Effective communication strategy allows major changes with minimal disruption to productivity INDEED recently announced a new set of flexible work options for employees globally, including over 1,000 Irish staff. These options will include completely remote, hybrid work from home/work from…

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