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PR Lessons To Never Forget

Arthur Solomon The year 2020 has produced many PR lessons that practitioners should remember. But four that should never be forgotten are: Never attempt to camouflage bad news because, Bad news will eventually become public, Never think you’re the smartest person in the room, And reputations earned over many years can easily be tarnished. The…

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The Convention Errors

(Author’s Note: Even though the 2020 presidential campaign began on January 20, 2017, the day President Trump was sworn in, traditionally the campaigns begin after Labor Day. So between now and Election Day, November 3, on this web site, I’ll be writing a series of political columns. The first has to do with the Democratic…

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Play Ball??? (With A Truism That PR People Should Never Forget)

Arthur Solomon Once again, Major League Baseball team owner and some of their players are in disagreement. The issue this time is to “Play Ball” or not to “Play Ball” in the era of the coronavirus. Only the most fanatic of fanatic sports fans still believe that the owners of Major League Baseball clubs (MLB),…

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Lessons Learned From The Cancelation Of The Tokyo Olympics. And An Important Question: Will The Coronavirus Change The Way Brands And People Think About The Importance of Sports?

Arthur Solomon Friday, July 24, was supposed to be the date for the Opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympic Games. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Olympic Games, called “Tokyo 2020,” were postponed for the first time in history. The Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games ‘Tokyo 2020” will now be held on July 23,…

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New News Means New Thinking

Arthur Solomon A couple of days ago, I wrote a column giving my opinion on who is the best person for Joe Biden to select as his vice-presidential running mate. My first choice was Elizabeth Warren. My second choice was Susan Rice. Unlike TV political pundits who never admit they were wrong and, when they…

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How To Lose The Presidential Election, Again

(With Advice That Applies To None Political Accounts) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant In the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump was victorious not because his message had the broadest public support – he received almost 3-million less votes less than Hillary Clinton – but because of infighting among the various constituencies that make up the…

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OP Ed: Another Victim Of The Coronavirus: TRUTH

(And a Not-To-Forget Lesson For People In Our Business) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant The deadly coronavirus hates people. It has separated people from their families. It has separated people from their friends. It has caused massive unemployment. It frightens people. It is also responsible for an increase in hate messages on social media, targeting…

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My Take Your Child To Work Dream

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant Maybe because April 23 is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day in United States, I had a dream about doing so last night. In the dream, I took my children to the PR office that has been my home away from home for many years. As we walked…

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Why Sen. Sanders Is The Winner

(With Lessons Learned From Sanders That PR People Should Heed) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant Sen. Bernie Sanders, on April 13, officially endorsed Joe Biden saying “we’ve got to make Trump a one-term president.” “I will do all that I can to see that that happens, Joe,” Sanders promised. The quick endorsement came as a…

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As Good As It Can Possibly Get

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant My entire working life has consisted of newspapering or PRing.  Both of these businesses are not known for dealing with the most forthright individuals. But I’ve been blessed. During my career, I’ve never been lied to, misled or harassed by people I reported to or worked with. Here are some…

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