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Call in the PR Plumbers

Wed, Dec. 7, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

H/Advisors Abernathy More than one-third of major deals made during the past six years were publicly reported in the media prior to the official corporate announcement, according to a “When Deals Spring a Leak” study by H/Advisors Abernathy... GroupM likens today's economic uncertainty to the periods following WWII and the Korean War.

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The Power of Coalitions: Catalysts for Change

Mon, Dec. 5, 2022

By Amy Terpeluk

Any TerpelukWhen your goal is bolstering corporate reputation and making a difference in communities that your organization touches, forming a team to tackle complex issues can be the most advantageous and meaningful way to go.

Trust in Military Tanks

Fri, Dec. 2, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

ReaganLess than half (48 percent) of Americans have a great deal of confidence in the US military, according to a poll released Dec. 1 by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation... Goldman Sachs says Big Tech job cuts are not signs of an impending recession.

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David Rosen: White Collar By Day, Blue Collar By Night

Fri, Dec. 2, 2022

By Bob Brody

David RosenIn 2011, David Rosen took a ride in the back of an ambulance speeding toward a hospital, siren wailing. But rather than getting medical attention, he was giving it. The former pharmaceutical industry executive had recently become an emergency medical technician (EMT).

Ignoring Trump Is Good Theory but Bad Media Move

Wed, Nov. 30, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

TrumpDenying media coverage to Donald Trump is a good theory but the threat that his return to power poses to the US is too dangerous to ignore... Tesla's share of the EV market tumbles as Elon Musk fritters with Twitter... The media cheer as Bob Iger settles in once again at Walt Disney Co.

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The World Cup: Where Is the Reputation Risk Assessment?

Fri, Nov. 25, 2022

By Bill Huey

FIFA World Cup 2022Why would FIFA choose a Muslim country with the population of Charlotte, N.C., and ruled by a hereditary emir for the biggest, most-heavily publicized and media-covered event of the century thus far?

The Many Things Americans Have to Give Thanks For

Wed, Nov. 23, 2022

By Robert Dilenschneider

Bob DilenschneiderDespite the many differences in our nation, we Americans have much to be thankful for on Thanksgiving 2022. Most of us will gather once again on this very special American holiday with family, friends and neighbors. That in itself is something to be grateful for.

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Will Trump Toss Lifeline to Musk?

Tue, Nov. 22, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Trump MuskElon Musk welcomes Donald Trump back to Twitter to distract him from his 24/7 job of rescuing the sinking social media platform... Politico postpones Crypto Summit 2022 as cybercurrency market reels... New York Times hedges bets on legalized gambling... GlorfiFi, the flag-waving anti-woke Texas digital bank, is now GloriDied.

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Celebs Ensnarled in FTX's Downfall

Thu, Nov. 17, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Tom BradyCelebrity endorsers such as Tom Brady and Shaquille O’Neal are named in class action suit against FTX Group… Ignore rantings of former FTX chief Sam Bankman-Fried, bankruptcy court told… ‘Effective altruism’ takes hit from FTX mess… Mayor Eric Adams dubbed ‘New York’s Pied Piper’ for his war on rats.

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Ivanka Gets It

Wed, Nov. 16, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Ivanka TrumpWhy is Donald Trump running for president? My hunch: he wants to sell MAGGA shirts to his cultists. Former First Daughter says enough is enough.

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Honoring Those Whose Service Honored America

Fri, Nov. 11, 2022

By Robert Dilenschneider

Robert DilenschneiderVeterans Day serves as a reminder of the debt we owe the men and women of our Armed Forces and a call to honor all those, living and dead, who have served our nation in war and peace.

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ADL Moves into the ESG Arena

Thu, Nov. 10, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

ADLThe Anti-Defamation League is moving into the ESG arena via the acquisition of JLens, the Jewish values-based investor network... Donald Trump is looking more and more like yesterday's news... Bummed out about Twitter? Give Mastodon a twirl... America is so over COVID-19. Winter is bound to bring new variants that will test this country's mettle

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Donald Trump and The McRib: the Final Tour

Mon, Nov. 7, 2022

By Bill Huey

McRibDonald Trump, who is expected to announce his presidential run on Nov. 14, should take a page from McDonald's playbook for its "retiring" McRib sandwich and tell voters this is the last chance to vote for him.

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Mission Impossible: Touting the Fed

Fri, Nov. 4, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Jerome PowellThe Federal Reserve is looking to hire a PR firm to help pitch benefits of chairman Jerome Powell's jumbo rate hikes to slay inflation... There's a better chance of Santa Claus firing his reindeer than Hill+Knowlton axing its Big Energy clients... Saudis should do better next time on the sportswashing front because sports fans say LIV Golf fails to make the grade... C'mon Pope Francis, go meatless.

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Have You No Sense of Decency, GOP?

Tue, Nov. 1, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Paul PelosiGOP spinmeisters peddle the lie that the assault of Paul Pelosi was a fake or false flag operation. It's only a matter of time before Republican rank & file follow suit... Saudi Arabia gets its mitts on Twitter, thanks to Elon Musk... Freedom House finds freedom on the internet improved a little bit in the US for the first time in six years. Warns of tough times ahead.

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Platforms Fail to Deliver on Vows to Counter Disinformation

Fri, Oct. 28, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

MetaMeta, Twitter, YouTube and TikTok fail to deliver on promises to put reforms in place to counter disinformation... Wall Street Journal takes cheap shot at Rolling Stone after it reports blockbuster about Trump's plan to challenge midterm election results in Philadelphia as a "dress rehearsal" for his 2024 presidential run... Ketchum targets the traumatized.

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Speaking Out Against Antisemitism

Wed, Oct. 26, 2022

By Lilia Dashevsky

Lilia DashevskyThe media spotlight has long focused on the antisemitic rants of rapper Kanye West. But why has it taken weeks—years, really—for corporate America to finally stand up in defense of Jews, and publicly decry antisemitism?

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What Took You So Long, Adidas

Tue, Oct. 25, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Kanye WestHow could a German company wait so long before cutting ties with a business partner that spews anti-Semitic hatred? Adidas finally cuts ties with Kanye... Congressional Progessive Caucus (aka Appeasement Caucus) urged Joe Biden to begin negotiations with war criminal Vladimir Putin to end illegal Russian invasion and land grab in Ukraine.

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