March 15, 2016
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Daylight Savings Time

Just two-weeks after we received an extra day for Leap Year 2016, everyone (except in Arizona) lost one of those 24 hours as Daylight Savings Time […]
March 10, 2016
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Crisis Communications – Responding vs Reacting

Earlier this week I heard about Whole Foods being under fire for selling whole pre-peeled oranges in plastic containers. Very quickly, as a result of social […]
February 26, 2016
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#LeapYear16 – What to do with your extra day?

Lucky us – in 2016 we’re getting an extra 24 hours in the year.  Nearly every four years, a day is added to the calendar as […]
February 25, 2016
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Diversity in Public Relations

Since 2014, our team has had the pleasure of working with Debra A. Miller, Ed.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, who serves as the director of public relations […]
February 24, 2016
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Does #Uber have a Crisis Communications Plan?

Landis Communications, our Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) partner in San Francisco, shared a post from Carolyn Said, reporter from the San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate, […]
December 17, 2015
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May the PR Force Be With You

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” or perhaps tomorrow…. The new Star Wars movie is opening (as if you didn’t know) and […]
December 15, 2015
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The Changes in Store for 2016: Trendspotting for the New Year

They say the only thing that is constant is change.  And whoever “they” were might have had the public relations industry in mind when they said […]
December 10, 2015
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When “suspected” and “alleged” are irrelevant

How many sources does a good reporter need to confirm something before his or her editor can consider it “good” information?  And . How about in […]
November 18, 2015
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Does the #RedCup Define the Holidays?

I thought long and hard about whether I was going to weigh-in on the great #RedCup debate of 2015.  I was attending a PRSA conference in […]
November 10, 2015
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#Blackfish Changes the World

Well, technically , but it is a start! If you all follow this blog, you will note I’ve written several communications-related posts on the #Blackfish campaign […]