… but let’s hope this isn’t a harbinger of things to come (of course, Rush Limbaugh probably considers moving from the New York Times to homelessness as a lateral career move).
Day: April 12, 2010
Mint.com Credits PR for Success
Mint.com’s Jason Putorti credits public relations – and, more specifically, San Francisco’s Atomic PR – for the company’s meteoric growth and ultimate acquisition by Intuit.
Pew Reports Finds Journalism Execs Remain Pessimistic
The money quote from the summary of a new survey by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism in association with the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA):
“Fewer than half of all (journalism executives) surveyed are confident their operations will survive another 10 years – absent significant new sources of revenue. Nearly a third believe their operations are at risk in just five years or less. And many blame the problems not on the inevitable effect of technology but on their industry’s missed opportunities.”
Post’s Walker Wins Pulitzer
Congratulations to Denver Post photographer Craig Walker for his Pulitzer Prize for photography. Walker was recognized for his series, “Ian Fisher: American Soldier” that chronicled 27 months in the life of soldier Ian Fisher.
Denver PR Jobs
Among those hiring this week are the American Cheese Society, Aspen Chamber of Commerce, ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers, Covidien, FoodServiceWarehouse.com, Nutrition Business Journal, Quiznos, The White House Project, Cricket Communications (San Diego), Glendive Ranger-Review (Glendive, Mont.), Kiewit Corp. (Omaha, Neb.), Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx (Minneapolis, Minn.), Smith Micro Software (Aliso Viejo, Calif.), SUPERVALU (Earth City, Mo.), and Weber Shandwick (Minneapolis, Minn.).