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publicity hound

Someone who seeks to have the attention of the public constantly focused on him- or herself, typically by means of attracting media coverage. The former actor's run at politics is seen by many as just another stunt by a publicity hound desperate to keep the spotlight on himself.
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Book Publicity Services specializes in coordinating book reviews, generating media exposure, distributing press releases, promoting through social media, and organizing speaking engagements.
But it also important that we spend our budget wisely and I am pleased we have managed to decrease the amount of money we spend on publicity by thinking carefully about how we communicate and target what information needs to be passed on.
He said: "The figure includes all Liverpool city council's publicity, which incorporates everything the council produces and prints.
Councils throughout the region increased their publicity budgets by 75 per cent above the rate of inflation during the period 1996 to 2006.
The book is a valuable one for its approach and methods in examining social science research on whether there is a pre-trial publicity influence, but the authors also pull the research results from the lab and the statistical packages into the realm of practicality to discuss other legal system issues.
If designing a media kit (one of the main tactics of a media campaign) falls as one of the line items within the table of contents of "Guerrilla Publicity," how is PR ever going to be considered strategic?
Michelle Rapkin, publicity woman at Bantam Books, explains the difference this way: 'Publicity is the front cover of Time magazine.
They should be taken aside and reasoned with[;] then if this failed the white light of publicity should be shed upon their activities and their innate viciousness and duplicity exposed to the world.
Teetering on high heels, they are forced by their boss to spend the night soliciting customers to "earn back money unwisely spent on publicity.
Q I am supposed to coordinate my work with a person in the publicity department of our company.
In New York a bunch of determined activists continually embarrassed GMHC until, as one former Morning Party promoter told The New York Times, the negative publicity was becoming too much of a burden.
Because of its increasing effectiveness and importance as a component of the marketing mix, the public relations industry has also begun to think in marketing terms by considering the contribution of publicity to marketing objectives (Hartman & Brokaw, 1988; Humer, 1989; Oliver, 1988).
The management firm supports its publicity program with an ongoing newsletter that provides in-depth discussion of the most pressing problems facing property owners and how the problems can be solved.
Send resume and cover letter requesting a position in one of the following departments: promotions, publicity, A&R, video, artist development or sales.
Results of an American Camping Association-sponsored national publicity survey, which focuses on the challenges of parenting today, is expected to gain national and regional media attention for camps.