What Would You Do? An Ethics Dilemma: Information Disclosure

Part of our ongoing discussion on PR industry ethics…  DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION Core Principle: Open communication fosters informed decision making in a democratic society. Intent: To build trust with the public by revealing all information needed for responsible decision making. Guidelines: A member of PRSA shall: Be honest and accurate in all communications. Act promptly…

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Chapter Event (February 18): At Breakfast With… Ethnic Media Editors and Reporters

Why come to PRSA-LA’s February 2015 At Breakfast With… event?  The explosive growth of multicultural communities, which now represent more than one-third of the national U.S. population, means that multicultural media outlets have a more powerful voice than ever. Join us as panelists from several ethnic media outlets discuss the type of news they cover…

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Member News: Elbakyan Earns Theatre Award for “My Insane Shakespeare”

PRSA-LA member Meri Elbakyan’s recent project “My Insane Shakespeare” earned the prestigious 2014 United Solo and Backstage Audience Award at the world’s largest solo theatre festival. Winners were announced recently at the closing ceremony of the 10-week festival in New York City, which included 130 productions from six continents. The sold out one-man show revolved…

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50th Annual PRism Awards Photos, Videos, News Stories and More!

View 50th PRism Awards photos, highlight videos, news stories, social media posts and tribute program at: http://bit.ly/prism50 PRSA-LA celebrated the 50th Anniversary of its venerable PRism Awards program on November 19, with a sold out gala at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Nearly 350 guests packed the historic Blossom Ballroom (site of the first Academy Awards ceremony) to…

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Bicoastal Hangout with PRSA-NY Wrap-Up

  On November 13, PRSA-LA teamed with PRSA’s New York Chapter (PRSA-NY) for a first-of-its-kind bicoastal “Hangout” featuring top tier journalists. The panel discussed the “do’s and don’ts” of pitching and securing editorial coverage in leading entertainment media outlets. It included Andrew Wallenstein (Variety) and Patrick Stinson (Made in Hollywood) in Los Angeles, and Steve…

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Chapter Event (November 13): PRSA-LA & PRSA-NY Team Up for First Bicoastal Media “Hangout”

Public relations professionals in L.A., New York and everywhere in between are invited to join a first-of-its-kind bicoastal “Hangout” with top-tier entertainment journalists on Thursday, November 13 (noon PST / 3 PM EST). The discussion will focus on how to pitch and secure coverage in their coveted media outlets. This free online event will be powered…

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