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Meet the Creator of @BPGlobalPR

Featuring entertaining tweets such as, “We are now accepting formal apologies from anybody who has slandered BP in recent weeks. #bpforgives,” the fake Twitter account @BPGlobalPR mocked the oil giant’s bumbling response to the Deepwater Horizon crisis in the Gulf. Here, the anonymous creator “Leroy Stick” talks about his motivation, Twitter’s potential and the importance of ideas.

General Motors manages crisis with social media

Christopher Barger, director of global social media at General Motors, presented the keynote address at the 2010 Best Practices in Media Relations Summit on March 3 in New York. In the following excerpt, he discusses how one of the world's largest automakers handled financial crisis, the resulting social media communications and present-day outreach.

Charlene Li on the upside of giving up control

Charlene Li, founder of the Altimeter Group and co-author of the famed "Groundswell," offers new insights in her new book, "Open Leadership." Here, she talks with The Strategist about the challenges facing leaders in this new digital reality and how to succeed in an era of transparency.


About The Public Relations Strategist

The Strategist is the only magazine dedicated to executive-level public relations professionals. This quarterly publication provides you with insightful feature-length commentary on the strategic importance of public relations at the management level and views on changing public relations concepts to engage and inform you and your organization.

Content reflects the current practice of public relations, with anecdotes and ideas displaying how a topic has measurable impact on achieving the strategic goals of your organization. Crisis communication planning, corporate reputation management, investor relations and many other subjects are addressed by influential thought-leaders in the public relations profession.

Our articles emphasize the growth and change in crucial areas of strategic communications. The Strategist will help you lead your organization effectively as well as advance your own career.

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