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What is a Man’s Magazine in 2021?

Esquire’s Editor In Chief, Michael Sebastian To Samir “Mr. Magazine™” Husni: “When It Comes To Creating That Print Magazine, I Want Something That Is Going To Really Lean Into The Printy-ness Of It.” The Mr. Magazine™ Interview… “I think the print experience should be its own experience. The website, the YouTube channel, the Instagram page; these…

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Richard Levick – Speak Truth With Love, Not Anger

  “As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.” — Nelson Mandela (born July 18, 1918) The anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth would, by minutes, have been the same day as John…

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Ahh, The Things You Do For Money

Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group Fresh out of college, one of my first jobs was in advertising at Lennen & Newell, Inc., then a famous powerhouse Madison Avenue ad agency behemoth in Manhattan. One of the accounts I worked on there was Kent Cigarettes with the Micronite Filter.  Unfortunately, the filter turned out to…

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Bernie Sanders Apologizes – Again – After Harassment Claims

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR When is an apology not enough? Well, the answer to that question is a moving target, but, generally, it’s up to the audience you are speaking to. Sometimes you can apologize, mean it, and it’s simply not enough to placate those who feel transgressed.  One current example of this dynamic is former…

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Arch of Autocracy Revisited – Illiberal Democracy

Eric C. Anderson Budapest.  The calm of mid-August has settled upon Hungary’s capitol.  Viktor Orban, the sitting prime minister, is basking in the glow of a philosophical backsliding that can only be of comfort to Vladimir Putin and a few members of the populist elite emerging on Europe’s eastern flank. Think about it.  In the…

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Arch of Autocracy

Eric C. Anderson I just stepped off the bus in Ankara. Imagine 90 degrees Fahrenheit and 80 percent humidity. All at 0220 in the morning. On a day in June when most Americans cannot find Turkey on a map nor answer why they should care about Recep Erdogan. Unfortunately, I suspect the same quandary has…

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Eschewing the Eunuchs

Eric C. Anderson Allow me to make this disclaimer an opening.  I am no fan of Mr. Trump.  There, it’s out, and now we can begin. A decision to sit down with Mr. Putin at the end of a week-long campaign intended to burn bridges with NATO and Great Britain is an absolute ploy of…

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Navarro in the Global Hen House

Eric C. Anderson Peter Navarro, director of the President’s National Trade Council, has brought his ruthless enthusiasm for bludgeoning Beijing from behind the banality of his position in academia to the White House.  Nay, right to the President’s desk.  And with his Sinophobia firmly in grasp, he is apparently deadset on launching a global trade…

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Into the Fray…Why You Can Ignore Moscow’s Election Meddling

Eric C. Anderson Americans have an irrational, visceral reaction to reports of an outside power trying to manipulate the outcome of our elections.  Why?  I’m not sure.  If you read through history, there is a faint track of would-be foreign interlopers trailing back to the days of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Rumors of stolen…

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Now Who’d Want to Bust Poor Little Tony?

Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group  Much earlier in my topsy-turvy PR career I was assigned to rescue three wonderful, but much maligned clients at the time: poor little Tony the Tiger and his buddies, Snap, Crackle and Pop.  The mean ole government tried unsuccessfully to bust them, break them up, throw them in the…

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Amtrak to Pay for Derailing

The Amtrak rail company suffered a major, tragic PR crisis recently after a deadly train derailment in Washington State. A fast-moving passenger train jumped the tracks, with some cars landing in the woods and others landing on a busy interstate below the rail overpass. At least three people were killed, and dozens more were injured. After the…

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CNN Sends Jeffrey Lord Packing

Rhonda Adams Political pundit Jeffrey Lord is out at CNN. Lord was a fixture during the Presidential campaign and after the election. As one of the most blatantly pro-Trump pundits in media, and one of only a few on CNN, Lord definitely carved out a niche. His indefatigable defense of and support for then-candidate and…

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INDUSTRY NEWS Trump’s Brand Story – An Unconventional Success Strategy February 19, 2017 | Industry News, Marketing, Public Relations PR Genome Webinar – How PR is Vital to the Future of Branded Video Content in 2017 February 19, 2017 | Events, Industry News, PR Council Donald Trump Rants and Raves at the Press in a Classic Example of Misdirection…

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The Great Debate – Flashback to 1980

If it’s like 1980, that’s going to be good news for Donald Trump on the eve of the first presidential debate. I’m Doug Simon, of D S Simon Media. There are lots of signs pointing to a 1980 redo for those of you who are political junkies. First off, then a third party candidate, John…

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Identifying Stressed Workers is Good for Business

By Mary C. Long, Chief Ghost, Digital Media Ghost Businesses don’t often equate lost revenue with workplace stress. But accidents, absenteeism, medical, legal and other expenses caused by work-related stress account for $300 billion dollars in annual losses in the United States alone, according to the American Stress Institute. So how can a business prevent workplace stress from…

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(2015 Top Post) Top 10 Living Communicators Who Influence Change

By Ronn Torossian, President and CEO, 5WPR Great communicators can influence change, whether political, cultural or in business. From Winston Churchill to Ronald Reagan, Steve Jobs to Martin Luther King, history is full of individuals who, through their words and deeds, have shifted public opinion and behavior. Barack Obama, Stephen Colbert, and the “Oracle of…

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Investor Relations

INVESTOR RELATIONS Jul 28, 2021 | Corporate Insights, Investor Relations Planning the Most Effective Virtual Investor and Shareholder Meeting Jul 8, 2021 | Blockchain, Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, Upcoming event Democratizing Data & Financial Services Solutions Forum (On-Demand Video) Jun 28, 2021 | Investor Relations Investing in Africa (INFOGRAPHIC) May 26, 2021 | Investor Relations, Ragan’s Internal Communications How a…

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