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Looking for the Next Trends in Communications? Watch the Obama & Romney Show

Want to know where to spot the next trends in communications? Look no further than the current presidential campaigns. Four years ago social media came of age when it helped pave the way to the White House for Barack Obama. Its power to form communitie… | MORE »

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Is the Print Media Upheaval a ‘Transition’ or the End?

The other day I caught an excellent blog post by Earl Wilkinson, executive director and CEO of INMA (International Newsmedia Marketing Association), which offered an informative take on the rapid change that is occurring in the newspaper industry—jus… | MORE »

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Adidas’ Lesson-Know Your Brand and Avoid Cluelessness

I often think that people are much too politically correct these days. But in the case of the sneaker snafu by Adidas, I’m drawing a line in the PC sand. News broke on June 19, 2012 that because of widespread social-media criticism after advertis… | MORE »

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Road to Redemption for the Rocket

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens was acquitted on June 18 of charges that he lied to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs, and now the personal brand rehabilitation begins. The trial may be over for Clemens, but the associ… | MORE »

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Why is this Man Smiling? How Not to Let Scandal Get in the Way of Good Media Coverage

His firm saddled with explaining the loss of at least $3 billion by his reckless investment unit on the other side of the pond, Jamie Dimon, head of JPMorgan  Chase,  seemed no worse for wear.  Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee on Wedne… | MORE »

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Flirting App Skout Backtracks in Rape Crisis

Commonly known as “the flirting app” amongst the digerati, the social networking platform Skout—which lets users message and chat with nearby strangers—is now flirting with disaster. After a Tuesday, June 12 story in The New York Times Bits blo… | MORE »

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A Magic Word That Can Defuse the Most Irate Customer

Attention Apple MobileMe subscribers: Your service is getting shut down on June 30, so you’d better make the transition to iCloud right away. Oh, you never heard of MobileMe? Or, if you had, you never saw the value in paying for Apple’s ear… | MORE »

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New Video Chat Platform Airtime Brings Up Bad Madge Memory

A new social venture, Airtime, attracted plenty of attention at its launch event on Tuesday, June 5 in New York, mainly because of founders Sean Parker and Sean Fanning, famous for Napster and ties to the Facebook. Airtime is a live video chat platform… | MORE »

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The Tweet You Wish You Could Take Back

I’ve read countless interviews in which a notable politician, businessperson, musician, actor, writer or artist claims he or she has no regrets. They wouldn’t change a thing if they could. I don’t buy it. I regret what I had for lunch… | MORE »

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PR Opportunities in Jarvis’ Vision of the News Article

Newspapers may have folded or cut their frequency, print and online-only newsrooms may have shrunk, but their elemental product—the news article—has not changed that much. If media industry pundit Jeff Jarvis has his way, the tried-and-true inverte… | MORE »

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