Archive: June 2000

Full-Court Press Touting Expansion Franchise Yields Nothin’ But Net

June 5th, 2000 by

The Case On June 7, 1999, the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) conditionally awarded an expansion franchise to The Ackerley Group, owner of the NBA’s Seattle SuperSonics. However, delivery of the franchise for the 2000… Continued

Hotline

June 5th, 2000 by

Health Screening. Kaleidoscope Network shoots for healthy ratings with the launch of “Women’s HealthGuide,” a new TV series set to launch nationally June 29 on PAX TV. The show, hosted by former Miss USA Kim… Continued

Trends

June 5th, 2000 by

Nature vs. Nurture. Some reporters are born testy, but some, one might argue, are shaped by the business they’re in. A recent survey of 100 journalists by the Orlando, Fla.- based firm Bennett & Co.… Continued

Media Moves

June 5th, 2000 by

Boston Globe staffer Anthony Flint moves from his post as political writer to the business desk, covering the banking industry. flint@globe.com. Scott Nelson joins as a personal finance writer for Sunday’s Money Matters section. nelson@globe.com… Continued

Media Insight: Working Mother Magazine

June 5th, 2000 by

135 West 50th St. New York, NY 10020 212/445-6100 http://www.workingmother.com Change is in the air at Working Mother, a monthly publication of WorkingWoman Network Inc., and sister to Working Woman magazine. Good Housekeeping veteran Lisa… Continued

Say What?

June 5th, 2000 by

When we think of the word “innovative,” we think cutting-edge, ahead-of-the-curve, and timely. So we and the folks at our sister publication Satellite News snickered smugly at a new release from Newpoint Technologies Inc. in… Continued

This Just In…

June 5th, 2000 by

Euro RSCG Worldwide acquires Internet PR firm Middleberg + Associates. Founder Don Middleberg will remain CEO of the new entity, known as Middleberg Euro RSCG. Shandwick founder Peter Chadlington will leave Interpublic Group (which now… Continued

Activists Cast Corporate Goliath As ‘Bad Guy’ in Women’s Health Crisis

June 5th, 2000 by

When Dow Corning’s silicone gel breast implant crisis escalated in 1991, the implants constituted less than 1% of the company’s total revenue. But the issue had stamina, and remained the subject of hot debate even… Continued

JobTracker

June 5th, 2000 by

Media Relations Manager Washington DC area corporation needs a communications pro with track record in creating, pitching and placing stories. Ideal candidate will have French fluency. You’ll build awareness and identity among mainstream news media… Continued

On the Campaign Trail

June 5th, 2000 by

Summer’s here: Levi Strauss kicks off 1st Stage 2000, a talent competition giving aspiring musicians a chance to perform at local amphitheaters…Car and Driver magazine rolls out its annual “10 Best Tour Across America,” featuring… Continued