By definition, an embargo is a stoppage or impediment. In PR we use embargoes to stop or impede journalists from covering certain news before a specified day or time in order to keep the news confidential before it goes live. We require written agreement to the terms of the embargo before we will share a press release and/or other materials for journalists’ review.Read More
Fourth of July Reflections: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Patriotism and, Occasionally, Pom-Poms!
How did you celebrate last week’s holiday, and was it a day of reflection for you? Of all things, July 4th brought to my mind my days as a member of a high school drill team in Irving, Texas. When I heard “Stars and Stripes Forever” at a fireworks display on the 4th, I was reminded of the show-stopping pom-pom routine we performed to the iconic march, attired in red top hats and white cowboy boots!Read More