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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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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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Right and Wrong Ways to Recover from the Coronavirus Crisis

Edward Segal, Crisis Management Expert The decision by some states to begin reopening their economies appears to be based more on hope than science — and could lead to the further spread of COVID-19. Adding to the pressure to return to normal, some workers have staged protests, insisting their governments restart their economies or rescind…

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Masks in the Time of Coronavirus: We Need to Overcome Mask Phobia

  Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO of CommunicationsMatch™ The president doesn’t want to wear a mask. Do you? Really, deep down, do you? Have you bought or made masks? Are you or your family wearing them when you go outside? If the answers to any of these questions are no (If I’m honest, I…

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Planning For Life Post-Coronavirus: Anticipate Your Customers Needs With Content That Is Educational, Entertaining, and Inspirational

Maria Meadows, President, Model B  If you’re like me, you’ve been inundated with emails from CEOs in the age of coronavirus. With an increasing number of people social distancing, brands, retailers, restaurants, and others are—wisely, I might add—pushing to online content and ramping up their email marketing. Good marketing reaches people where they are, and…

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OP-ED: Corporate America’s Coronavirus Failure

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant First, let me define myself before others do it for me: I am not a communist, never was a communist and never thought that communism had merit. I am not a socialist, never was a socialist, do not believe in socialism, even though I believe that some of what Sen.…

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Should We Put PR on Hold Until After Coronavirus Crisis?

Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group We’re receiving questions like this from major clients of PR firm I founded in New York City, now headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, TransMedia Group. Here’s my answer to one of our clients, Hollywood celebrity hair stylist Donna Marie Fischetto, whose clients include Diane Keaton, Julia Roberts, Elizabeth Banks,…

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BitAngels Launches Virtual Events to Connect Blockchain Community Amidst Global Coronavirus Pandemic

CommPRO Editorial Staff BitAngels, a network of cryptocurrency investors helping to grow the blockchain ecosystem through community events, announced BitAngels Virtual Events. BitAngels Virtual Events will enable the global community of BitAngels members, including 15 city chapters in multiple countries, to remain connected and engaged as the Coronavirus pandemic prevents in-person gatherings. “In the best…

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Joy in a Time of Coronavirus!

Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer, Joyful Planet LLC  At his daily press conference yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has been a steady voice of calm and reason during the COVID-19 pandemic, talked about the importance of creating joy in this challenging time. To underscore Governor Cuomo’s recommendation, we’re re-publishing Patrice Tanaka’s recent…

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Love and Internal Communications in the Time of Coronavirus

Linda Dunbar, Global PR and Corporate Communications Strategist It goes without saying that in a global pandemic, organizations need internal communications more than ever. Every crisis is different but there is commonality among crises. Unfortunately, this pandemic is a perfect example.  Just a short time ago, the coronavirus wasn’t on anyone’s radar. Now, it’s the…

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