Weekly News Round Up

Posted in on - January 16, 2018

One of our main jobs here at DLPR is constantly monitoring all forms of media to understand what news and storylines are getting the most attention.

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When the Old Ways are Best

Posted in on - December 4, 2017

  By Gail Katz Dukas, Chief Operating Officer Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for progress and innovation. And while I won’t tell you my age, I will tell you that I am fortunate enough to have been raised in those halcyon days when we played outside until dark, used card catalogs to do our…

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What Andrew Ross Sorkin Read Every Day and How That’s Changed Over the Past 6 Years

Posted in on - November 2, 2017

Six years ago this month, Andrew Ross Sorkin wrote a post for The Atlantic’s “The Wire” describing what he reads every day to keep abreast of the major financial news of the day. Taking a look back at his post six years later, it’s remarkable to see how much has changed in the financial media landscape.

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Tulips or Tokens? Navigating the Cryptocurrency (Media) Bubble

Posted in on - October 12, 2017

Distinctions matter, and classifying a “blockchain” technology as a cryptocurrency isn’t just factually incorrect, but overly simplifies the breadth of companies entering the space.

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New film “China Hustle” shows why activist short sellers keep the market honest

Posted in on - October 3, 2017

Variety called it “wildly entertaining” and dubbed the film a sequel to The Big Short. It “is assured a theatrical push and a long life on streaming,” it said.

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What We Do Matters

Posted in on - September 20, 2017

By Seth Linden, President of Dukas Linden PR Years ago, I had a colleague who used to joke that together we were “moving markets and changing the world.” The comment was amusing because some of it at least was based in truth. Dukas Linden Public Relation’s media relations efforts could (and still do) have an impact. …

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In a New Robo World, Advisory Firms Must Advocate the Value of Human Interaction

Posted in , on - September 7, 2017

By Shaina Lamb, Senior Account Supervisor Financial advisors are facing the most challenging environment since the financial crisis. The battle today is actually exacerbated by a bull market, as opposed to a bear market and deep recession. The strong performance of the S&P 500 and other indices has made it increasingly difficult for traditional advisors to demonstrate…

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Professional Services & Media: An Opportunity to Shine

Posted in on - August 5, 2017

By: Ryan Dicovitsky, Director It’s no secret that those investment professionals making decisions on whether to “buy or sell” aren’t always so eager to speak to the media. Compliance departments, clients, and even competitors keep a close eye on what a professional might say—or not say—regarding their investment strategies. In a volatile market environment where confidence…

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PICKING UP THE THREAD: Unleashing the Power of Storytelling for Business

Posted in on - July 18, 2017

As a strategist and writer for business and financial clients, I find “corporate communication” can be an oxymoron. Businesses often miss the opportunity to tell stories that their clients, customers, stockholders or communities can relate to, by failing to talk in simple, honest words about what matters to people.

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5 Must-See Films for Financial PR Pros 

Posted in on - June 25, 2017

When it comes to accurately portraying life behind a Wall Street trading desk, there are a handful of films that get it right. The following is my attempt at a top 5 list of must-watch movies for any financial public relations professional.

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An Evening at NYU and Some Words of Wisdom for the Next DLPR Hire

Posted in on - May 2, 2017

By Richard Dukas, Chairman and CEO Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of NYU students working toward master’s degrees in public relations.  While I firmly believe that the best PR education is gained through internships and on-the-job training, I do see a lot of the value in approaching public relations from an…

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Do Former Journalists Still Make Good PR Pros?

Posted in on - April 23, 2017

By Seth Linden, President, Dukas Linden Public Relations This is a tight lead “graf”.  It better be.  If I don’t get to the point right away, you’ll move on to something else. The need to get to the point was ingrained during my ten years in television and newspaper newsrooms where I wrote lead “grafs”…

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