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Fake News, Fake Anguish, Fake Debates? You Decide

(Even When It’s Real, Radio, TV News and Debates Are Also Shams) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant So episode two of the multi-channel sham TV series mischaracterized as Democratic debates is history. And again a direct line between the president of the United States and the cable networks has been proven: Donald Trump says that…

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Media Bias? ‘Fake News’

(Or Are Political Supporters And the Smith’s and Jones’s of the U.S. Paranoid?) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant There is one issue that Republicans, Democrats, independents and people who have no interest in politics should be able to agree on: Today, the claim of media bias is led by President Trump, his “see no evil,…

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Move over Fake News: A New Tool to Spot Fake Engagement

David Diaz, Director, Davenport Laroche New marketing tool Like-Wise was launched this week, and parent company Social Chain Group claims that the service will held firms identify how much of an influencers engagement is genuine- and how much of it is fake. According to Social Chain Group, brands are typically defrauded of up to 96% of…

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Fake News? Here Are Three Things To Look Out For

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR Hurricane Florence has made landfall in North Carolina, Cameroon’s Presidential polls open next month, and US-North Korea relations may be heating back up. It is more pertinent than ever to be able to sift through a daily bombardment of information online to find news worthy of your attention; it is even…

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Not Fake News: FINRA 2018 Priorities

Elin Cherry, CEO, Elinphant Adaptions and “CliffsNotes” version of FINRA 2018 Priorities. All opinions are my views and do not necessarily reflect FINRA guidance. My recommendations offer proactive advice to address FINRA priorities in anticipation of a FINRA examination, sweep letter or inquiry. I adjusted the topic structure to emphasize the priorities that I believe…

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#1 MOST-VIEWED EVENT in 2017: The Death of Trust: Real News, “FAKE NEWS,” and the Cyber Plots Designed to Divide Us

Free Livestream, On-Demand Video Map   Webinar Overview The confluence of legitimate news versus phony news, plus the proliferation of nation-state and criminal cyber plots all aimed at disrupting democracy and destabilizing trusted institutions, leave journalists and communicators struggling to separate fact from fiction and maintain credibility with increasingly jaded citizens and consumers. If communications…

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‘Fake News’ Reinforces Trust in Mainstream News Brands: Hits Reputation of Social Media Sources

CommPRO Editorial Staff Media intelligence firm Kantar Media has released the results of its global ‘Trust in News’ study.  The report reveals ‘mainstream news media’ reputation remains largely intact while social media and digital-only news platforms sustain major reputation damage as result of ‘fake news’ narratives during recent election cycles. The survey conducted representative sample…

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Fake News: Not Likely in Financial Services

Andrew Corn, CEO,  E5A Integrated Marketing I am a former portfolio manager and ETF designer, now running an agency. We work across many industries. Because of my top quartile track record as a portfolio manager, we work with many investment companies, brokers, investment banks, real estate, private equity firms…you get the picture. We also work with public…

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Social Media & Bloomberg, Managing a Social Crisis, Fake News & More: Highlights (Video Series)

Editor’s Note: How social is changing journalism at Bloomberg, the relative importance of traditional versus social media; preparing for a social crisis; findings from the 2017 Social Journalism Study; and why social communications are different are covered in a series of interviews for our “Communicators to Communicators (C2C) Insights Video” series. Here are some highlights. Catherine…

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Fake News Creates a Serious Problem for Journalists – Cision Releases New Study

CommPRO Editorial Staff New Cision study examines the positive and negative impacts of social media on journalists To inform best practices within the communications and PR field, Cision (NYSE:CISN) today released a new study that examines the impact of social media on journalists. The 2017 Global Social Journalism study provides insights into how journalists use social media…

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Media Predictions in an Era of Fake News

Chris Lynch, Chief Marketing Officer, Cision In 2016, the media found itself in an unusual position: The media wasn’t simply reporting the news; it was the news. While research indicates that people still trust earned media more than paid or owned media, a series of key events — particularly the US presidential election — eroded…

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Even the Pope is Worried About Fake News

By Christina Bertinelli, Senior Partner at Lumentus, a strategic communications firm with a specialization in digital reputation management. The Pope himself fell victim to a fake news story, which falsely reported his endorsement of Donald Trump. The Pontiff came out this month saying the media’s obsession with scandal was akin to “coprophilia”, an abnormal interest in…

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