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Memorial Day in the DMV: Concerts, Festivals and More

The kick-off to summer is this weekend, Lunch Breakers! We thought we’d round up some of our favorite events and activities happening throughout the tri-state area to help you get ready for some fun in the sun! National Memorial Day Concert – DC One of our favorite events just happens to be the National Memorial… Continue Reading Memorial Day in the DMV: Concerts, Festivals and More

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The Evolution of the Newspaper Industry & What it Means for PR

Is the newspaper dead? It’s certainly been declared so over and over—perhaps it’s karma for the times reporting has jumped the gun on a few deaths themselves. To the contrary, the news media may be in upheaval as it comes to terms with the digital age, but this may be signs of a thriving future… Continue Reading The Evolution of the Newspaper Industry & What it Means for PR

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Ikea’s New Logo, Facebook’s App Icon, Fresh Look for Sears and More

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers! Tis the season to admire the flowers that are in full bloom and to get started on your spring cleaning. And that can mean cleaning your home, your car or, in the marketing and public relations industries, your brand. In this week’s edition,… Continue Reading Ikea’s New Logo, Facebook’s App Icon, Fresh Look for Sears and More

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The 2019 PR Trends We’re All Still Talking About

As we begin to roll into the end of spring and early summer months, our team has been reflecting on all the 2019 industry predictions that were made earlier this year. While some have certainly been true, like the growing popularity of influencer marketing; others have been a bit slower to come to fruition. Storytelling… Continue Reading The 2019 PR Trends We’re All Still Talking About

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Communicating Integrity

Professionals in our field often discuss “communicating with integrity.”  The term generally refers to honesty, transparency and a measure of humility.  Such characteristics are critically important in an era when cheating, fake news and hostile denigration of opposing viewpoints seem far more the norm than the exception. Equally important for professionals in our field is… Continue Reading Communicating Integrity

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PR Pet Peeves, The Impossible Whopper, A More Authentic Instagram and More

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Wednesday, Lunch Breakers! Here in the D.C. office we know allergies are nothing to sneeze at. And neither is Dwayne Haskins, the number one draft pick from the Washington Redskins. Is it the NFL season yet? In this week’s edition, we’re serving up some frustrations PR… Continue Reading PR Pet Peeves, The Impossible Whopper, A More Authentic Instagram and More

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How to Reach Reporters on Twitter

It’s a busy world out there, especially for reporters. With reporters’ inboxes flooded with pitches on an ongoing basis, sometimes that alone just doesn’t get their attention. But you’ve got a story you want to communicate to your target audience, and know just the reporter it was meant for. So how can you engage with… Continue Reading How to Reach Reporters on Twitter

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The Instagram Buzz on Beyonce, The CIA and Queen Elizabeth

Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers! April showers are certainly making way for May flowers, and the queen bees that come with them (yes, we’re talking about some buzz around Beyonce). Instagram, one of the most popular social media platforms in the world, has certainly been dominating national headlines this week. We thought we’d break down the… Continue Reading The Instagram Buzz on Beyonce, The CIA and Queen Elizabeth

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Boston Marathon Brand Activations, Crisis Communications and More

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers! Spring weather is just around the corner, and we’re enjoying a time-honored spring tradition — the Boston Marathon. We might not be in the Boston area, but that didn’t stop us from cheering for runners from afar. This week, we have a Boston… Continue Reading Boston Marathon Brand Activations, Crisis Communications and More

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The Evolution of Traditional Media to Digital Platforms

Traditional media still matter but are evolving to become more than a standard publication that’s sold on a newsstand thanks to the rise of the internet. Because millennials and Gen-Zers are looking at their smartphones and computers, print magazines and newspapers look dramatically different today than they did even a decade ago and have changed to… Continue Reading The Evolution of Traditional Media to Digital Platforms

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