Tag: PR

Bay Area PR Firm: 5 ways they benefit your company

Bay Area PR firms such Fineman PR and Mosaico have sprung up to help businesses continue leading the new generation into an inclusive workplace.


JoePa gets his wins back: The NCAA got what it wanted from Joe Paterno, moves on

The headlines today out of Happy Valley, Pa., have the NCAA about to restore 112 Penn State football wins previously vacated in the final years of the Joe Paterno era in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.


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No marketing department? You can afford it!

Don’t have an in-house marketing department? Contract with Augusta Free Press for your marketing needs. We have been handling marketing for area companies for more than a decade, and our regional expertise is unmatched.


Too much, too little? Two years for Bob McDonnell is about right

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faced 20 years in prison on his convictions on 11 counts in his federal corruption case.


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Forced to play the PR game: Cops, teachers

NYPD cops literally turning their backs on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as part of their effort to gain the upper hand in labor contract negotiations are playing a hand we’ve seen played by another group that is masterful at getting attention to its plight for more pay: teachers.


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Got news to share? A quick #PR how-to guide

Your business or nonprofit has news to share. Maybe you’re a self-published author or artist with a new book or exhibit ready to debut. The world needs to know, but how do you go about getting the word out? The writers among us have a built-in advantage here, but not as much as you think.


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Boycott this?

I’m not sure why people get so frothed about starting boycotts. Another one just popped up in my Facebook News Feed about getting advertisers to stop sponsoring Rush Limbaugh, and while I agree that Limbaugh is a waste of space, the boycott stuff seems a waste of time.


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Primary, or convention? How the battle in the 24th will play out

If Emmett Hanger wants a primary, Emmett Hanger gets a primary. That’s how Virginia state law is written. Backers of one of his potential Republican nomination opponents in the 24th Senate District want to change the rules to give district GOP committees the power to choose how a nominee is decided.


Inside the Newsroom: Legal dramas, immigration battle, and it’s co-o-o-ld outside!

Inside the Newsroom with host Crystal Graham and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham examines a slew of several ongoing legal and criminal cases, starting with the latest in the allegations against comedian Bill Cosby.


Final Augusta Free Press Power Hour classes of 2014

Need help with your marketing strategy or planning a successful event? Join Augusta Free Press at the Power Hour at Panera Bread in Waynesboro for our series of one-hour business classes.


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ACC announces football players of the week

Florida State senior wide receiver Rashad Greene has been selected as an ACC Football Player of the Week for a league-leading fourth time and leads the list of honorees for Week 11.


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Tooclosetocall? Seriously? It’s over, Mark Warner won already

There is one precinct left to count of the 2,557 spread across Virginia, the University Hall precinct in Albemarle County, and Mark Warner has a 16,540-vote lead over Ed Gillespie.


John Grisham and the child porn defense SEO, PR nightmare

You never want your name in the Google era to be in a headline with the words child porn. Whatever possessed bestselling author John Grisham to broach the topic in an interview with a British newspaper, the resulting crapstorm of publicity for Grisham will linger for some time.


How Ray Rice plays in the NFL in 2015

Ray Rice is only on the sidelines in a figurative sense. The former Baltimore Ravens running back remains on the NFL indefinite suspension list in the aftermath of the release of security-camera footage showing him punching his then-fiancee twice, knocking her out cold, in a New Jersey elevator in February.


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EMU Athlete of the Week: Jolee Paden

After demonstrating how to love your neighbor as yourself while competing in a cross country meet, Jolee Paden has been named this week’s EMU Athlete of the Week as EMU’s own “Good Samaritan.”


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Register online for Advertising 101 class from Augusta Free Press

What do you do to get your word out? TV, radio, newspapers, online advertising: there’s a lot out there for us to use to promote our businesses, but how do we know we’re getting the best bang for our bucks?


Play with Puzzles and Perception at the Science Museum of Virginia

Mindbender opens at the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, September 27. This wonderfully puzzling world of brainteasers and interactive challenges is guaranteed to test your brain power.


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How much deeper can Roger Goodell, NFL dig this hole?

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell insists that no one in the league office saw the videotape that shows Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee twice, knocking her out cold, until Monday, when TMZ published the video to its website.


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The art of sportswriting, and the Ray Rice story

If your mother says she loves you, check it out. That’s the mantra that we live by in journalism. If you’re going to report something as fact, it had better be fact, and you’d better have vetted the hell out of it to make sure.


Ban Ray Rice, or fire Roger Goodell: Somebody’s head needs to roll

The story on the Ray Rice domestic-assault incident has now been updated from we don’t know what happened in the elevator to oh, my God, he knocked her the eff out!


Chris Graham: The erosion of America from within

So much ink and code has been devoted to the biggest problem facing America being Democrats and Republicans not being able to get along.


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Should the Washington Redskins change their name?

It would seem obvious that the Redskins name is death to Washington NFL franchise owner Daniel Snyder, who you would think would want the focus of those providing free media about his team be on things like whether Robert Griffin III and new coach Jay Gruden can lead a return to the playoffs and other on-field activities rather than on how big of a racist millions think the team owners and management have to be to continue using a slur as a team nickname.


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Valley League Scoreboard: July 27

Valley League scoreboard for July 27, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: July 25

Valley League scoreboard for July 25, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: July 22

Valley League scoreboard for July 22, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.