Denver PR Blog

Okay … If We All Agree Not to Renew, It Might Be Free by Summer
January 24, 2008, 8:14 pm
Filed under: Denver, Public Relations, Wall Street Journal

If you have been dragging your feet on renewing your online subscription to the Wall Street Journal because Rupert Murdoch had been hinting that it might soon become free, prepare to be disappointed. Not only will it not be free, but the online subscription cost is expected to increase starting in March. Read the details at the WSJ (and note the irony that this article was free to the general public).  

Graffiti Removal Hotline
January 24, 2008, 8:05 pm
Filed under: Denver, Denver Egotist, Public Relations
Not really PR related, but it made us laugh (found via The Denver Egotist):

Colorado Education Lobby Unveils Viral Video Campaign
January 24, 2008, 7:45 pm
Filed under: Denver, Public Relations, Viral Videos

Great Education Colorado is launching a series of what it hopes will become viral videos to create awareness for the lack of funding for public education in our state. Among the facts they are highlighting: Colorado is well below the national average in student-teacher ratios and funding per pupil. Watch the first video and sign the petition to encourage greater funding here.  

Fortune Finds 2 Colorado Companies Among Best 100 to Work For
January 24, 2008, 6:25 pm
Filed under: Awards, Denver, Fortune, Public Relations

Fortune has released its annual rankings of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, and two Colorado-based companies — CH2M Hill and PCL Construction Enterprises — made the list

Layoffs and Downtown Rents Both Go Up
January 24, 2008, 4:06 pm
Filed under: Denver, Denver Business Journal, Public Relations

More than 5,000 Coloradans filed for unemployment benefits due to mass layoffs last year, and approximately half of those received their pink slips in the fourth quarter. With those kind of numbers, you would think office rents would be stable or decline slightly. But rents in downtown Denver actually rose 26 percent in 2007, which represented the nation’s seventh largest jump.