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Why One Global Approach for CEO Media Interviews Doesn’t Work

Posted Apr. 22nd 2016

Even though the Internet and digital communications are making the world smaller and driving some commonality in practices, the world of journalism is anything but unified in cultural habits, preferences and approaches. According to our global partners in the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN), who surveyed more than 200 journalists across Europe and North America, […]

Meet the Media: Dustin Walsh, Senior Reporter at Crain’s Detroit Business

Posted Apr. 12th 2016

What types of story ideas are at the top of your radar? It’s election season. That means taking a look at the broad policy issues, and candidates’ platforms, and disseminating what that means to the local economy. Right now, there are a lot of conversations around free trade agreements, immigration, etc. That said, my beats […]

Meet the Media: Tom Murphy, Senior Editor at WardsAuto

Posted Apr. 5th 2016

What’s the top story you’re working on right now? As an editorial staff, we are near the end of evaluating 47 vehicles for the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors competition. It’s not just a matter of, ‘Oh I like these seats’ or ‘these cupholders are awful.’ We figuratively tear apart all the vehicles, scoring them […]

The Top 8 Tips for CEOs on International Media Interviews

Posted Apr. 1st 2016

There are eight ways CEOs can help ensure their media interviews have the best possible outcome when dealing with North American and European journalists, according to study results shared by Bianchi Public Relations and its partners in the Public Relations Global Network — PRGN — (http://bit.ly/18DOK4t). 1) Know what the media have been saying about […]

Meet the Media: Brent Snavely, Auto Reporter at The Detroit Free Press

Posted Mar. 29th 2016

What’s the top story you’re working on right now? The top story I am working on right now is the evolution of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. FCA announced changes to its strategic plan in late January. Those changes included a decision to eventually stop producing the Dodge Dart and the Chrysler 200. Meanwhile, the company will […]

Seven Ways Auto Suppliers Can Supercharge Their Social Media Impact

Posted Mar. 24th 2016

While many of North America’s top automotive OEM suppliers have increased and improved upon their use of social media in the past year, they can kick up the horsepower of their social media programs by following seven simple tips. Our second annual proprietary study, “Social Media and Automotive Supplier Habits 2.0™” (SMaASH 2.0™), analyzed social […]

Are Professional Service Firms Fully Leveraging the Power of Facebook?

Posted Mar. 18th 2016

Facebook is arguably the most powerful social media platform going, with 1.59 billion monthly active viewers. And while most (92 percent) of the 25 top Detroit professional service firms – as ranked by Crain’s Detroit Business – have Facebook pages, many are failing to leverage its power to boost awareness and engagement for their brands. […]

Meet the Media: Jeff Gilbert, Auto Reporter at WWJ Newsradio 950

Posted Mar. 15th 2016

  What’s the top story you’re working on right now? The fun thing (and the challenging thing) about being in radio is the top story at 1 PM can become totally unimportant at 1:15, when something else breaks. We’re in one of those times when there’s not a big overriding auto story (GM/Toyota Recalls, GM/Chrysler […]

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