Arthur Solomon

Arthur Solomon
Arthur Solomon, a former journalist, was a senior VP/senior counselor at Burson-Marsteller, and was responsible for restructuring, managing and playing key roles in some of the most significant national and international sports and non-sports programs. He also traveled internationally as a media adviser to high-ranking government officials. He now is a frequent contributor to public relations publications, consults on public relations projects and is on the Seoul Peace Prize nominating committee. He can be reached at arthursolomon4pr@juno.com or artsolomon4pr@optimum.net.
Things about PR that I question as a 30-year industry vet

Things about PR that I question as a 30-year industry vet

For years, the public has had a low opinion of the public relations business—maybe even lower than they have of used car salesmen. But some PR practitioners, like myself, who entered the PR business after being a journalist, also have found fault with an aspect of...

Preparing for the perpetual PR problem—client crises

Preparing for the perpetual PR problem—client crises

Despite the best efforts of PR practitioners to help clients during a crisis with a by-the-book, supposedly proven crisis plan, history shows four realities: Clients want negative news stories stopped, but crisis PR pros have no control of the press and negative...