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This week on Inside PR, David Jones, Julie Rusciolelli and Martin Waxman discuss the 5th Gap Year Study out of the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communications and PR Studies.

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Show Notes

00:50 Dave opens the show

02:00 Dave starts the discussion on this week’s topic: The Fifth GAP Survey Of Public Relations Practices out of UCN Annenberg

03:33 The panel talks about the relationship of PR to the C-Suite

07:03 Dave lists other positive elements of being a PR firm close to the C-Suite other than larger budgets. They follow:

  1. Encouraging ethical practices
  2. Reputation management
  3. Contributing to organizational success

13:06 Julie talks about shopping a release

15:57 Dave brings up measurability

17:16 Martin talks about PR’s current measurement tools

18:28 Julie talks about lift

22:16 Julie discusses the Study’s findings on Agencies of Record

28:03 Martin, Dave and Julie discuss the practice of firms hiring multiple agencies

32:09 Dave wraps 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 Samantha Lovelace.

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