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TODAY’S HEADLINES – 07.22.2019  
 
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WEBINAR ALERT

Only an AP style superstar would know these rules

Join Grammar Girl for this in-depth webinar and upgrade your knowledge of tricky new rules.


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LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATIONS

How to stay afloat in the age of employee activism

As workers increasingly are urged to be brand ambassadors, the company-endowed megaphone can start blaring adverse messages against leaders. Here’s how to mitigate any damage.



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MORNING SCOOP

Ogilvy’s angry staff, 7-Eleven’s brush with serendipity, and the ‘Cats’ trailer gets clawed

Plus, SEO failures and how PR pros can do better, Miss Michigan’s forced abdication, and Ernest Hemingway’s 120th birthday.


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SOCIAL MEDIA

Infographic: 50 social media stats to inform your next campaign

Are you unsure about which social media site is the best investment for your organization? See this infographic for a snapshot of their particular strengths.


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MEDIA RELATIONS

Is earned media on the way out?

Recent surveys suggest that paid, shared and owned media are rising in importance and impact, leaving earned media behind.


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PR INDUSTRY

A slew of PR pros share what they do for a living

‘Public relations’ encompasses a multitude of different skills, disciplines and tactics. Here’s what 50 working in the field say they do to earn a paycheck.



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WRITING & EDITING

Strunk and White: Parentheses and misused phrases

Wrapping up our series on the influential writing gurus’ centennial, we delve into punctuation and the perplexing persistence of purple prose.


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PR DAILY AWARDS

Don’t miss this week’s late deadline for PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards

The last chance to enter is this Friday, July 19 at 11:59 p.m. Central time. Enter to earn recognition for your captivating content.


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THE WORKPLACE

3 things to ponder as you grow into your PR career

Career success can be nebulous, come in fits and starts, and require plenty of patience. Here are some important reminders for communicators who are impatient for the next step.


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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

3 attendees share why you shouldn’t miss our summit at Microsoft HQ

Join experts from Google, NBCUniversal, Target, Taco Bell and more for the 11th iteration of this beloved event.



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SLIDER

Podcast listeners are close to half the population

As digital radio programs have grown in popularity, so have the opportunities for marketers and PR pros to reach new audiences.


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RAGAN CONFERENCE ALERT

Why social media leaders are headed to this one-of-a-kind summit this fall

Join your peers in La Jolla, California for two days of confidential discussions and idea sharing.


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MORNING SCOOP

Bud Light’s Area 51 joke, a groundswell for podcasts, and Circle K’s sexist misstep

Also: A clever marketing insight from a Utah youth, how IPR creates buzz through video, and Berkeley nixes genders-specific terms.


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