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Are Hallmark’s New Unemployment Cards on the Mark or Out of Bounds?

By providing cards for those who seek to console the recently unemployed, Hallmark risks being seen as exploitative. | MORE »

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Reebok’s Ready for a New Brand Story

With its advertising campaigns having taken a hit in the wake of a $25 million settlement with the FTC, it may be up to Reebok’s PR experts to restore credibility to the EasyTone shoe brand. | MORE »

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Harvard Gets Hacked But Maintains Its Poise 

Harvard University was cool, calm and collected as it responded to a cyber attack on its home page. | MORE »

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Will Cuomo’s New Transparency Pass the Crisis Test? 

After being accused of non-transparent practices, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched a Web site that makes his official schedule public domain. | MORE »

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Zuckerberg at F8: All Media Lead to Facebook, and Stay There

Mark Zuckerberg announced at the F8 Developers Conference "Timeline" and a wave of open graph apps intended to both humanize the social network and make it the fulcrum for all media. | MORE »

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Google Ups the Ante in Advance of Facebook’s f8 Developer Conference

It’s gloves off for Google: Three months after launching its invitation-only Google+ social network, the company has opened it to the public, directly challenging Facebook. | MORE »

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Netflix: Is Hastings’ Mea Culpa Too Little, Too Late?

The Netflix CEO puts the blame on his own "arrogance" for the poor communication around pricing and service changes. But is that enough to stem the tide of canceled subscriptions to the service? | MORE »

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Netflix: Is Hastings’ Mea Culpa Too Little, Too Late?

The Netflix CEO puts the blame on his own "arrogance" for the poor communication around pricing and service changes. But is that enough to stem the tide of canceled subscriptions to the service? | MORE »

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NHL Ices Tweets With New Social Media Policy

With its new formal social media policy, the NHL aims to mitigate some of the risks involved with players and operations staff embracing social media. | MORE »

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Leadership Disconnect With Employees Hurts Performance

Study findings show that employees distrust their leadership, citing little feedback, risk-taking or power-sharing through delegation. What can internal communicators do about it? | MORE »

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