Did a political candidate just use a PR ethics rule as a campaign tactic?

This week, a political campaign in Rochester filed a complaint against one of its opponents. The filing is based on recently expanded rules on grassroots lobbying from the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE). Both the nature and outcome of this week’s filing are important to help New York State public relations professionals interpret a…

Little Theatre marquee update gets two thumbs up

One of the hardest parts of change is figuring out the best way to let people know. Here in Rochester, community organizations can struggle when trying to keep the public informed. Today, however, The Little Theatre got it right. Scott Pukos, public relations coordinator for The Little Theatre, today published a blog post, “Facts About…

Local college students advance diversity in pitch for IBERO American Action League PR campaign

Communication is a powerful tool. Its impacts are tangible — from influencing opinion to motivating actions — and frequently shapes the outcomes of politics, business, economics, culture, finance, education and society. For these reasons and more, it’s essential that increasing diversity within the communications industry remain a central aim of both private and public organizations….