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  • Writing Press Releases in Times of Crisis

      Five months on, COVID-19 remains a much talked about topic in the news cycle. PR Newswire has received hundreds of pandemic-related press releases from brands across APAC. during this period. Like the developing situation, the key topics in press releases are evolving as the crisis move from the prevention, damage control to the recovery phases.  These topics have shifted from corporate social responsibility initiatives, the influx of e-commerce and remote working products to recovery plans, and safe and hygienic re-opening measures. Recently, PR Newswire’s Senior Editor Nathan Brown conducted an…

    Content PR & Marketing June 24, 2020
  • 4 Trends to Consider in Your Communications Plans

      The first half of 2020 has been dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has triggered a health, economy and social crisis. Many companies have been forced to revamp their business models, operations and supply chains in order to survive. Amidst the uncertainties, getting up to speed on recent shifts and advancements in the communications landscape has never been more important now. To help you keep abreast of recent communications trends, we’ve gleaned highlights from the 2019 Global Comms Report by Cision and PRWeek that still remain relevant today. In its…

    Content PR & Marketing June 16, 2020
  • COVID-19 Comms: Developing Communications Plans for Crisis Recovery and Beyond

    The road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is becoming imminent, as infection rates in some APAC markets such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Vietnam, are declining. As governments prepare to implement measures to kickstart their economies, public concerns have shifted from crisis response to navigating economic and social recovery. Thus, it is crucial for communications professionals to adapt their strategies to reconnect with their audiences. In the latest episode of PR Newswire’s webinar series on COVID Comms, we get crisis recovery insights from John Kerr, CEO of Edelman Singapore,…

    Content PR & Marketing May 22, 2020
  • COVID-19 Comms: How Brands are Helping Through Healthcare Initiatives?

    With the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across the world, the healthcare industry has been working tirelessly to fight the ongoing battle. Behind the frontlines, companies from all walks of life are chipping in by donating medical supplies, developing mobile apps to make healthcare services more accessible, building software to monitor one’s health and ensure social distancing, and increasing the production of medical supplies. Healthcare professionals are also hosting webinars to share to empower the public with healthcare and hygiene tips. Here are some initiatives from companies in APAC that…

    Content PR & Marketing May 13, 2020
  • Cision’s 2020 State of the Media Report: Top 5 Takeaways for APAC PR Pros

    PR Newswire’s parent company Cision has released its annual State of the Media Report, which covers the latest trends and challenges in today’s global media landscape, so that you can work more effectively with journalists and gain more media coverage. In its 11th edition, this year’s report is Cision’s biggest one yet as it surveys more than 3,200 journalists in 15 countries. For the first time, more than 230 journalists in APAC also participated in the survey, which was conducted in January and February this year. The APAC participants are…