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Impeach, Indict, Heal? A Discussion of Post-Trump Washington

  Joe Lockhart, White House Press Secretary under President Bill Clinton, and Former Congressman Charlie Dent, Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District. join Michael Zeldin for this timely conversation about the second impeachment of Donald J. Trump. Guests Joe Lockhart, White House Press Secretary under President Bill Clinton Joe Lockhart is perhaps best known for his service…

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Richard Levick on The Devil and Miss Jones

  Richard Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK For those of you who don’t remember the 1941 fictional business-love story of the same name, it is about the richest man in the world, J.P. Merrick. (Get it? Even the opening credits begin with a tongue-in-cheek reminder that the movie is fictional and asks not once but…

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When You’re the Only Woman in the Room: Lessons from the First Female CCO

Free Virtual Event: On-Demand Video REGISTER Event Overview   Join a unique panel discussion exploring the rise of women in PR, focusing on the life and career of Marilyn Laurie, the nation’s first woman CCO. The panel will feature Dick Martin, author of “Marilyn: A Woman in Charge,” (to be published in September); Prof. Karen…

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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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Richard Levick: “Show Me, Don’t Tell Me”

  “When you have seen hate-filled policemen curse, kick, brutalize, and even kill your black brothers and sisters with impunity … then you will understand why we find it difficult to wait.” – Letter From Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King Jr., 1963 That same year, when I was almost six years old, I was listening to…

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Newsmax Called On to Change “Misleading” Ads

Hamed Wardak, Entrepreneur A popular online political website, Newsmax, has been called to account by the Federal Deposit Insurance Company to “issue a correction” and to “stop publishing” ads with what the FDIC calls “false claims” being made by a specific precious metals trader, which advertises through Newsmax media properties. In the statement, the FDIC…

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Democratic Debate # 9: Bloomberg’s Las Vegas Gamble

(Prediction: In Vegas More Losers Than Winners, As Usual; And Three Important PR Lessons) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant It’s appropriate that the February 19 debate, the first after the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, will be in Las Vegas, Nevada. Because it’s time for the two front-running candidates, Sen. Sanders and Pete…

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Media Lessons Learned From The Trump Senate (Impeachment) Trial

(That Were Probably Not Taught In Communications Classes) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant On January 13, on this web site, I wrote an article regarding media lessons learned from the House impeachment hearings. Many of the examples I listed also applied to none political accounts that most PR practitioners who work at large and small…

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Strategy for Super Bowl Brands as Bloomberg Duels Trump

 Henry C. Boyd III, Clinical Professor in the Marketing Department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business Aspiring presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg’s timing is rather canny. On the eve of the 2020 Iowa Caucuses where he doesn’t appear on the ballet, Bloomberg — front of about 100 million Super Bowl halftime viewers — will…

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LEVICK 2019 Year in Review

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” — William Faulkner Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK In 1790, George Washington referred to the new American government as “…the last great experiment in promoting human happiness.” Through nearly two and a half centuries it has been tested by every generation, sometimes more than…

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