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September 11, 2012

How to Hold a Great Press Conference

As I’ve already discussed on this blog, many press conferences are unwarranted. The truth is that many of you reading this right now have never hosted a press conference before. And there’s nothing wrong with that. Press conferences are not the backbone of public relations, and in most cases, there are far more effective and efficient means of communicating with the media and getting your message out. (Read more…)

February 8, 2010

When (Not) to Hold a Press Conference

If television and the movies are to be believed, press conferences are the backbone of the public relations industry.  Every time a character in a movie makes good, he or she is often seen standing in front of microphones from the likes of the BBC and CNN while dodging rapid fire questions from reporters.  But the operative phrase there is “in the movies.” (Read more…)