With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:
Brownsville, Texas, has the safest drivers in America for the second year in a row, according to the 2019 Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report. Released in advance of July Fourth, the deadliest day on U.S. roads according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 15th annual report aims to start a national dialogue around the critical issue of roadway safety, celebrating the top-ranked cities’ drivers as an example for other communities.
MIT Sloan Management Review and Glassdoor Introduce the ‘Culture 500,’ A Groundbreaking Scientific Ranking of Corporate Cultures for More Than 500 of the Most Powerful Companies in the U.S.
On June 25, MIT Sloan Management Review and Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, introduced the Culture 500, a groundbreaking and first-ever online interactive tool that scientifically ranks and compares the corporate cultures of more than 500 of the most powerful companies driving the U.S. economy.
After adopting effective programs to reduce the vehicle theft problem in the Albuquerque, N.M., metropolitan statistical area (MSA), including the creation of a statewide Auto Theft Prevention Authority, much success has been achieved. Vehicle thefts in the Albuquerque MSA in 2018 were down more than 28% from 2016. However, the Albuquerque MSA continued to have the nation’s highest per capita rate of vehicle theft in 2018, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s (NICB) latest Hot Spots report.
Cardi B, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Migos, Michael B. Jordan, BLACKKKLANSMAN and Childish Gambino Take Top Honors at 2019 ‘BET Awards’
BET Networks honored a powerful and show-stopping lineup of artists, entertainers, cultural icons and inspiring humanitarians across more than 18 categories at the 19th Annual BET Awards. The ceremony, hosted by actress and comedian Regina Hall, aired live on BET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, on Sunday, June 23.
“Ten years ago today [June 25], the world lost a gifted artist and extraordinary humanitarian. The entire global community joined in grieving during a powerful and emotional memorial service witnessed by more people than had ever viewed a live event before. Messages of condolences from Nelson Mandela and others were read as was a poem written for the occasion by the esteemed Maya Angelou. Berry Gordy Jr., founder of Motown, eulogized his protégé by saying, ‘…the King of Pop is not big enough for him. I think he is simply the greatest entertainer that ever lived.’ United in grief, the world wept not only at the loss of an artistic genius but at the void left by the loss of a father, son and brother.”
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.