Best PR Stunts, Fails and Learnings of 2023 – Part One

Before 2023 is too far in our rear view, the staff at Landis shares their favorite PR stunts of the year…here’s Part One: Don’t Let Your Communications be on AutoDrive By Sean Dowdall Robotaxis carry on-demand riders in an autonomous vehicle without a driver. Cruise is one of the autonomous vehicle companies doing live testing on the streets of San…
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6 lessons from industry-leading Latino voices in PR

Note: This is a reposted blog by Kristen Dunleavy from Muck Rack. For the original blog, please visit here.  Understand the complexities of Hispanic communities To kickstart the webinar, host Sonia Diaz, president of Zaid PR and president of the Hispanic Public Relations Association, shared an alarming statistic: while Latinos make up 20% of the population, they only account for 13%…
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Ten signs you need to get out of the house and travel

Longtime LCI friend and client Jon Handlery owns the Handlery Hotels properties in San Francisco and San Diego. As we move beyond COVID, he took a humorous look at the reasons to start traveling again. By Jon Handlery, Guest Blogger After being cooped up in the house for the past 12 months, you might be questioning, “have I been home…
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Meet the Media – Don Clark, The New York Times

Don Clark, a longtime, San Francisco-based reporter and editor for The Wall Street Journal, now writes technology stories as a freelancer with The New York Times. As with many of us living through the COVID-19 pandemic, Don’s daily routine has also taken a detour. When asked how it’s impacting his work: “I’ve shut down my writing for now in the…
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Social changes in times of public crisis

This post comes courtesy of Marissa Baker with our Public Relations Global Network partner, HMA Public Relations, in Arizona. ***** During the current public health crisis, many platforms are pushing to roll out new features sooner rather than later. Video streaming services like Disney+ and Hulu have released highly anticipated movies earlier than planned to offer more entertainment for those…
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San Francisco prepares to shelter in place for three weeks

In lieu of what you would normally find in this space, we as communicators have decided to bring the topic of the coronavirus pandemic into conversation. San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced today that city residents will be ordered to shelter in place due to the coronavirus pandemic starting at midnight.  This extreme and historic measure – in place for most of the…
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