Inside PR #144 – Podcasting and Public Relations

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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis, David Jones, and Martin Waxman discuss how podcasting fits within the context of public relations.

Show Notes:

00:27 Terry opens the show.

00:57 Terry introduces a comment from Cindy Kroeger about our Twitter discussion from IPR #143.

04:34 Dave introduces the major topic for discussion for the show: podcasting and public relations.

33:20 Terry wraps up the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.


Inside PR #143 – more on the ethics of live tweeting; conflicting clients; goodbye PR Maven

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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis, David Jones, Martin Waxman and Julie Rusciolelli discuss Ira Basen’s comment on IPR #142′s discussion about the ethics/etiquette of live tweeting a speaker and then switch gears to focus on a listener question about how to deal with conflicting clients.

And we bid a sad farewell to our beloved co-host, Julie, who takes leave of Inside PR after this episode.  We’ll miss you!

No complete show notes this episode due to the Christmas break.  Blame Dave.

Inside PR #142 – Wednesday, December 17, 2008

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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis, David Jones, and Martin Waxman discuss how social media has changed the media landscape and ask if PR professionals can step up, understand this new environment  and honour the new strictures of social media while still serving the needs of their clients.

Show Notes:

00:26 Terry opens the show.

01:14 Terry discusses an email exchange that led to today’s topic: An exchange occurred recently between Ira Basen of CBC radio and Joe Thornley. This stemmed from a speech that Ira made at a Canadian Institute conference on Social Media, which Joe twittered. Joe presented this exchange on his blog. He also provides Ira’s speech on his blog.

02:59 Terry introduces today’s topic(s): How social media has changed the media landscape and Can PR professionals step up, understand this new environment and honour the new strictures of social media and still serve the needs of their clients?

04:41 Martin discusses the changing media landscape.

07:20 Terry discusses social media’s effect on the media landscape.

10:09 Dave discusses Ira’s speech and the notion of the editorial gatekeeper.

19:11 Terry discusses the idea of the gatekeeper.

20:20 Terry reads from Ira’s speech. ref: Jay Rosen.

23:42 Dave discusses Ira and his opinion of Pr practitioners.

27:30 Terry discusses Whirlpool’s American Family podcasts and social media.

30:04 Terry closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Janna Guberman.

Inside PR #141 – Wednesday, December 10, 2008

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This week on Inside PR David Jones, Martin Waxman and Julie Rusciolelli discuss how, in these turbulent times, an agency communicates with their employees on the inside.

Show Notes:

00:25 Dave opens the show.

01:00 Dave introduces the discussion issue for the show: Internal Communications.

01:19 Martin discusses how he came up with the show topic.

03:02 Martin introduces the show topic: In these turbulent times, how does an agency communicate with their employees on the inside?

03:37 Julie talks about 3 principles of internal communications 1) If implementing internal communications, it has to be with someone of authority, someone senior. 2)It has to be often 3) There has to be an action plan.

05:24 Dave discusses the importance of consistency.

13:47 Julie discusses not having closed-door meetings.

17:30 Martin talks about how he believes the recession will affect Generation Y.

18:12 Dave discusses Gen Y and the recession.

18:35 Julie gives her opinion on Gen Y and the effects of the recession.

21:25 Martin talks about how companies are using social media tools for internal communications.

24:54 Dave discusses Web 2.0 and internal communications and mentions two resources 1) Niall Cook, who has written a book about using Web 2.0 tactics within the enterprise. He also gave a talk about the topic at Third Tuesday Toronto in October.  and 2) Amanda Brewer, Director of Change & Internal Communications at Hill & Knowlton, who has started blogging.

26:37 Dave mentions Shel Holtz and how he has written a lot about Web 2.0 and internal communications.

27:21 Dave wraps up the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Janna Guberman.

Inside PR #140 – Wednesday, December 3, 2008

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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis and Martin Waxman discuss Volunteering and the role it plays in our personal and professional development,  and welcome a comment from Chamika Ailapperuma.

Show Notes:

00:26 Terry opens the show.

01:38 Martin lets us know that he will be speaking at a federated media conference on internal communications in Ottawa.

05:15 Terry introduces a comment from Chamika Ailapperuma which provides the show topic.

07:29 Terry introduces the show topic: Volunteering and the role it plays in our personal and professional development.

08:22 Martin discusses his thoughts on volunteering and the volunteering activities he participates in.

12:30 Terry talks about his thoughts on the importance of volunteering and the volunteer work he does.

14:29 Terry mentions that Joe Thornley has just been elected president of the Canadian Council of Public Relations Firms.

16:17 Terry talks about his biggest extra-curricular activity: Breakfast for Learning

19:58 Martin gives a word of advice to people who are new and wanting to volunteer.

21:02 Terry gives some tips to those early in their career looking to gain volunteer experience.

23:44 Terry closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Janna Guberman.