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April 25, 2008

“Everyman PR,” Part 2

I hate Kobe Bryant. And nine months ago, you hated him too. You know, the Bryant who was going on radio talk shows and making fun […]
April 24, 2008

“Everyman” Portrayals

It is election time! This can only mean two things – Saturday Night Live will be funny for the next few months, and our esteemed candidates’ […]
April 23, 2008

The Happy File

I’m one of those people who never throw anything away, especially the kind notes and cards that friends and family send. I keep them in the […]
April 22, 2008

Operation Military Pride

Back in November, SMACNA Arizona (the Arizona chapter of the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association), along with Sheet Metal Workers International Association Local […]
April 21, 2008

Working and playing well with others

HMA is a full-service public relations firm, something we are extremely proud of. With that, we are often called upon to work with other marketing agencies, […]
April 17, 2008

Photo of the Day

It has been quite the busy April for HMA, especially with this past weekend’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. We are proud to […]
April 16, 2008


The Public Relations Global Network will hold its spring meeting in Paris, April 17-19. This will be my last meeting as president of the PRGN. At […]
April 15, 2008


I just saw a survey that reported 52,600 people work full-time in daily newspaper newsrooms – the lowest number since 1984 (before I could even read!). […]
April 14, 2008

Balki is the worst representative of public relations…EVER!

My favorite soap opera, CBS' The Young and the Restless, managed to render me speechless twice in the past seven days - and for once it […]
April 11, 2008

Root, Root, Root, For the Home Team!

It’s hard to compare the home opener in baseball to anything else in sports. The Arizona Diamondbacks spanked the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-3 to hopefully set […]