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The Presidential #Debates2020 Wrap-Up

(Author’s Note: This is the12th in a series of political articles for CommPro.biz that I’ll be writing leading up to Election Day. FYI –My first job with a PR firm was at a political one, where I worked on local, state and presidential elections).  Arthur Solomon Instead of giving my analysis of each debate in…

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Trump’s More Presidential Approach

Virgil Scudder, President, Virgil Scudder & Associates It was far from the best presidential speech ever delivered but Donald Trump’s Tuesday night address to a joint session of Congress was a giant leap forward for him. Even many of his biggest supporters have criticized him for not being “more presidential.”  They cite his constantly blaming others…

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Trump’s Body Language During the Inaugural Address

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump took the oath of office as the 45th President of the United States. While audiences listened intently to his inaugural address, some of us were more focused on what his body was saying. I exchanged initial observations with Patrick A. Stewart, Ph.D., Department…

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How the Presidential Election Impacts Wall Street

By Wendy Glavin The future of Dodd-Frank, breaking up big banks, taxing hedge funds and the Federal Reserve are the biggest campaign issues for Wall Street. The Dodd-Frank Act was enacted in response to the financial crisis is 2008. Today, both candidates are fighting over its impact and future law and the financial industry. During the…

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How One Speech Made Trump Look Like a President

Carol Kinssey Goman, Ph.D On the morning of February 28th, President Trump granted an exclusive interview to “Fox & Friends,” in which he evaluated his job performance. Trump awarded himself a grade of “A” for achievement and “A-plus” for effort, but only a grade of a “C” or “C-plus” on communicating. “My messaging isn’t good,”…

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Peppercomm Brings You the Laughing Matters Podcast: Episode 7 – Disagree While Remaining Civil? Two Top CNN Commentators Say it’s Possible!

While Washington does its best to scoff at bipartisanship, two extraordinary women from opposite sides of the political spectrum have made it work – discussing serious matters while keeping it upbeat. Join us as we speak with CNN commentators and political/communications consultants Maria Cardona and Alice Stewart about how they are able to accomplish this.…

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Facebook On Managing Reputation Amid False Information

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR According to a recent analysis, Facebook was unsuccessful in enforcing the platform’s own rules on stopping misinformation campaigns regarding the oil and gas industry and the climate crisis throughout the presidential election last year. The report found that there was an increase of ads on the social media platform by several…

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Richard Levick on the Rush to Judgement

“Which office do I go to, to get my reputation back?” – Raymond Donovan, Former Labor Secretary Under President Ronald Reagan   Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK Having worked on so many historic crises over the decades – the Catholic Church, AIG, the Gulf oil spill, Guantanamo Bay, the Dubai Ports fallout,…

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Using Research to Counteract Executive Emotion

Mark Weiner, Chief Insights Officer, Cognitio Insights For some in the financial services sector the phenomena of GameStop represented an existential threat.  For others, it presented an opportunity to comment and take a position.  Unforeseen events like these are only accelerating: Black Lives Matter and the Capitol Insurrection commanded explosive and widespread notoriety.  In response, courageous…

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John Dean, Guest –That Said with Michael Zeldin

  John Dean, best known for his treatise on Richard M. Nixon joins Michael Zeldin to discuss his recent psychological investigation into the psyche and personality of former President Donald J. Trump. Dean has partnered with Bob Altemeyer, a professor of psychology whose expertise is the study of authoritarianism, to see why Trump’s base is so…

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My 2020 Cable TV “Breaking News” (Not Really) Recap

(Will Program Realignments Improve The Products?) Arthur Solomon It’s been several weeks since program changes have been made by the major cable TV networks. My questions are, “Will it make the products any better?” My answer, based on past changes at the networks is, “Probably Not.” But there’s always the slightest probability that I might…

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Shirley Chisholm: We Must Reject Stereotypes

Editor’s Note:  In  celebration of Black History Month, we are seeking out thought leadership posts about communications lessons and leadership wisdom from leaders such as Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr., Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Shirley Chisholm and Brigadier General George A. Jones.   Please send your submission to editor@commpro.biz Neil Foote, President & Founder,…

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Analyzing Trump’s Second Impeachment with Congressman Eric Swalwell & Professor Michael J. Gerhardt

  Join THAT SAID podcast host Michael Zeldin for this timely conversation about the second impeachment of Donald J. Trump.  Michael’s guests are Congressman Eric Swalwell, House Impeachment Manager, and Professor Michael J. Gerhardt, Burton Craige Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of North Carolina School of Law.   Guests Congressman Eric Swalwell Growing up…

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