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Who should be your spokesman in a crisis?'
Gerard Braud
Who should be your spokesman in a crisis? There are three cases to be made, each one with its own merits, but a concerted effort might be your best bet-as long as each representative has had intensive media training.
 

Brendan Gannon
30 jobs in the PR and marketing world
You could work at one of our nation’s most historic sites with this week’s featured job: Ford’s Theatre seeks a communications associate. Plus, check out a roundup of open positions.
 
Ted Kitterman
How a newsjacking senator strutted into a TV host’s crosshairs
Bill Cassidy, a Louisiana Republican, tried to latch onto and invert Jimmy Kimmel’s emotional plea on behalf of the Affordable Care Act. The late-night comedian issued a scathing response.
 
Carlin Twedt
As Mexico reels from a 2nd quake, social media takes on multiple roles
With a rising death toll and worries about aftershocks, online platforms show Mexicans’ resolve in rescuing trapped survivors and rebuilding. There was also a swipe at the U.S. president.
 
PR Daily Staff
Do your internal videos strike a chord with employees?
Share how you’re using video to drum up excitement for your organization. Enter Ragan’s 2017 Employee Communications Awards. The final deadline is Sept. 20.
 
PR Daily Staff
Has passion driven success for your nonprofit efforts?
The 2017 Nonprofit PR Awards recognizes communicators who built outstanding awareness for the causes they cared deeply about.
 
Ted Kitterman
Dominica PM relates hurricane’s fury on Facebook
Maria slammed into the Caribbean island Monday. The island's leader posted vivid updates, even as his own home was ripped to pieces.
 
Carlin Twedt
‘Hot cop’ in hot water as anti-Semitic posts surface
The Gainesville Police Department learns a hard lesson about brand ambassadorship when internet sleuths uncover a high-profile officer’s bigoted rants on Facebook.
 
PR Daily Staff
Innovation and killer content make a great intranet
Enter Ragan’s 2017 Intranet Awards to see how you stack up against your competition. Share the design, innovation and content that make your intranet an essential tool for all. The deadline is Sept. 20.
 
PR Daily Staff
The 5 most popular stories on PR Daily this week
This week, readers gleaned insights from Equifax's crisis communications, tips on social media networking, a guide to perfecting newsletters and more. 
 
Beki Winchel
Facebook: ‘We know we have more work to do’ [Updated]
The platform has been making headlines recently after reports that advertisers could target anti-Semitic groups. The issue shows the risk and pitfalls of automated systems.
 
PR Daily Staff
Quiz: Are you stuck in a communications rut?
See how Ragan Consulting Group can help your organization transform the way it reaches audiences.
 
PR Daily Staff
Is your intranet up to date?
Share how your intranet makes day-to-day tasks easier. Enter Ragan’s 2017 Intranet Awards. Complete your entry by Sept. 20.
 
Kevin Allen
Motel 6 receives backlash for response to immigration report
The chain only gave a two-sentence email to allegations that employees at two of its corporate-owned location fed government officials guests’ information.
 
Beki Winchel
How a ‘satirical’ social media post landed Martin Shkreli in jail
‘He says things that are stupid,’ his lawyer contended. That didn’t sway the judge. Here’s what communicators can take away from the online indiscretion by the ‘pharma bro.’
 
Brendan Gannon
30 jobs in the PR and marketing world
Take your career to the gridiron with this week’s featured job: NFL Media seeks an integrated marketing manager. Plus, a roundup of open positions.