With the data conclusively showing that brands and corporations must take a stand on the issue of systematic inequality and racism, half of consumers say they are unaware of organizations’ efforts.

TODAY’S HEADLINES – 09.25.2020  
 
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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Report: Sharing your efforts to fight racism a key comms objective

With the data conclusively showing that brands and corporations must take a stand on the issue of systematic inequality and racism, half of consumers say they are unaware of organizations’ efforts.


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COVID-19

Guidance for managing employee relations during COVID-19

A lawyer shares advice for engaging employees and protecting your business during these difficult days.


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EVENTS

Tips for launching a great virtual event

With social distancing likely to be a fact of life for many months to come, communicators should consider ways to bring everyone together online.



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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

5 tips for identifying—and avoiding—cognitive bias during a crisis

When facing the unknown, you might not even know everything you think you know.


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CAREER ADVICE

How the pandemic has revealed a need for new comms skills

Here are the tools and tactics PR pros should master as the industry adapts to an ever-increasingly virtual world.


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IN MEMORIAM

5 Ruth Bader Ginsburg quotations to inspire communicators

The late Supreme Court justice was a fierce advocate of progressive moments and women’s rights. Here’s how you can apply her insights to your career path.


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RAGAN AWARDS

Share your amazing internal comms—and workplaces

Enter Ragan’s Employee Communications Awards to showcase your impressive internal campaigns, content, projects, intranets, remote experiences and inspiring workplaces. The deadline is Friday, Oct. 23.



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WELLNESS

How communicators can address suicide prevention

September is Suicide Prevention Month, which affords an opportunity to approach this difficult topic. Here’s how to do so with compassion, care and authenticity.


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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

When approaching DE&I, lean on your communities

Facebook’s D&I lead shared some of the tactics that are working at the social media company, as well as how to think about long-term progress on this crucial issue for all industries.


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Announcing Ragan and PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists—and virtual gala

Congratulations to this year's outstanding finalists! We look forward to celebrating with you on Oct. 15.


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LEADING NOW

IPR’s ‘In a Car’ video features Ragan CEO Diane Schwartz

The Institute for PR President Tina McCorkindale and Ragan CEO discuss diversity and inclusion, pivoting during COVID-19 and what’s next for the industry.



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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

How companies can improve DE&I transparency and address past failures

You’ve made a bold statement against racism and pledged to ‘do better.’ Now what? Read on for guidance on creating meaningful, lasting change in your organization.


PR DAILY

The Daily Scoop

Here are the top stories from the PR and marketing worlds. Plus, new skills comms pros need in the COVID-19 era, why you should tell sustainability stories year-round, how PR students see the role of ethics in future work, and more.


Video Storytelling: TikTok, YouTube, Reels and Beyond Virtual Workshop

Learn how to plan, produce and post purpose-driven videos that captivate your audience.

Friday, Sept. 25. Register now.