PKPR News

Mozilla on NPR’s Weekend Edition

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Dec. 01, 2018

Mozilla’s Ashley Boyd appeared on NPR’s Weekend Edition this morning to discuss Mozilla’s *Privacy Not Included shopping guide.

Permalink | Posted on Dec 01, 2018 at 5:42 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Mozilla Foundation

Mozilla NYC press event for Privacy Not Included report

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Nov. 14, 2018

PKPR organized a press event launch today in New York City for Mozilla’s *Privacy Not Included, a research report and shopping guide identifying which connected products are secure and trustworthy — and which aren’t. The goal: help consumers shop for gifts based on not just price and performance but also on how well they protect the privacy and security of their friends and family.

Launch day coverage included CBS News, Wired, Dow Jones MarketWatch, The Verge, Business Insider, Quartz, Gizmodo, Mashable, Techcrunch, Popular Mechanics, The Next Web, CNET, BoingBoing, Engadget, and Cheddar

Permalink | Posted on Nov 14, 2018 at 7:28 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Mozilla Foundation

Parcast’s Max Cutler on Forbes 30 Under 30 2019

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Nov. 13, 2018

Congratulations to Max Cutler, founder of Parcast, who was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2019.

Forbes writes: “Max Cutler launched Parcast in 2016, aiming to give a mainstream audience an alternative to the podcast market’s quirky comedians and NPR imitators. Parcast’s first two series, “Unsolved Murders” and “Remarkable Lives, Tragic Deaths,” quickly found success, and the network plans to have launched at least 21 shows by the end of March, with 20 being active.”

Permalink | Posted on Nov 13, 2018 at 8:27 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Parcast

The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini premieres in NYC

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Nov. 12, 2018

New York audiences were be transported back to 1926 to experience a world of mysterious speakeasies, backstage intrigue, and hotel room affairs as they unraveled the untimely death of legendary illusionist Harry Houdini in The Girl Who Handcuffed Harry Houdini, the latest immersive theatrical production from playwright and director Cynthia von Buhler and her production company, Speakeasy Dollhouse.

Check out The Madador Network’s awesome Facebook video (which has over 200,000 views) and coverage and reviews in Time Out New York (One of the top 7 things to do this week), New York Magazine’s Bedford + Bowery, BlackBook, Inside Hook, Bowery Boogie, and Broadway World.

Permalink | Posted on Nov 12, 2018 at 3:10 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Speakeasy Dollhouse

Mozilla chats with The Guardian

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Nov. 12, 2018

At MozFest in London, The Guardian spoke with former Mozilla fellow Hang Do Thi Duc and Iranian internet researcher Mahsa Alimardani about what they think should be done to rebuild trust in the internet. Listen to their thoughts on The Guardian’s Chips with Everything Podcast here.

Permalink | Posted on Nov 12, 2018 at 2:05 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Mozilla Foundation

NYLON profiles EHRP’s Jackson doc

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Nov. 05, 2018


NYLON’s Kristin Iversen sits down with Economic Hardship Reporting Project’s Alissa Quart and director Maisie Crowe for an in-depth look at Jackson, the 2018 Emmy Award-winning documentary about how abortion restrictions affect three women in rural Mississippi. Jackson might not have been made without crucial initial funding from EHRP, the journalism nonprofit dedicated to changing the way economic disparity is covered in the U.S.

 

Permalink | Posted on Nov 05, 2018 at 5:59 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Economic Hardship Reporting Project

Reimagine End of Life on WNYC

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 26, 2018

Brad Wolfe, the founder of Reimagine End of Life, appeared on WNYC’s All of It with Alison Stewart today to discuss the weeklong festival that kicks off tomorrow in NYC. Listen here.

Permalink | Posted on Oct 26, 2018 at 4:54 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Reimagine End of Life

Seal of Excelencia Launches

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 18, 2018

More than 60 leaders of higher education and Latino advocacy institutions and organizations this week endorsed The Seal of Excelencia, a major national initiative announced today by Excelencia in Education aimed at significantly increasing the number of Latino students attaining college degrees by 2030. Coverage of the announcement included Inside Higher Ed, Dallas Morning News, Community College Daily, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, The Hechinger Report, and Hispanic Outlook on Education.

Permalink | Posted on Oct 18, 2018 at 10:27 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Excelencia in Education

Knight study: Twitter still awash in fake news accounts

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 11, 2018

More than 80 percent of accounts that repeatedly spread misinformation during the 2016 election campaign are still active, and they continue to publish more than one million tweets on a typical day, according to a study commissioned by The Knight Foundation released this week.

PKPR secured coverage in more than 30 major outlets including NPRNew York Post, Politico, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Axios, Adweek, and TechCrunch

Permalink | Posted on Oct 11, 2018 at 11:05 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: The Knight Foundation

Reimagine in amNewYork, Metro

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 11, 2018


Check out stories today on Reimagine End of Life in New York City in Metro (Reimagine End of Life celebrates all things death and dying ) and amNewYork (Citywide Reimagine End of Life festival ask hard questions about life and death).

Permalink | Posted on Oct 11, 2018 at 10:05 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Reimagine End of Life

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