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Tom Cruise: ‘Silence’ is the Best Media Strategy

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision, LLC Calvin Coolidge once famously said that nothing improved upon silence.  Many in today’s world of social media and the 24/7 news cycle would disagree with that assessment.  They would claim that you will lose a news cycle and lose in the court of public opinion if you don’t respond…

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PR Agency RFPs: From Circus to Streamlined Process

    Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch™ Steve Drake and Robert Udowitz, Founders, RFP Associates  Who doesn’t love a circus? – Clients and public relations agencies when request-for-proposal (RFP) processes are run like one! Unfortunately, too many agency searches become public circuses. A recent trade media article reported that 16 agencies were asked to respond to…

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The Climate: The Good News, the Bad News, and the Ugly Political Sabotage

    Dwayne Flinchum, President, ScientificBrandsTM This summer our apps and inboxes have been brimming with news feeds and newsletters about the climate, from the Inflation Reduction Act to the extreme weather effects of climate change like flooding, relentless droughts, and searing heatwaves. Confusing though it may all be, three articles published in The New York…

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The (Six) Biggest Waves in Employee Engagement—And How to Ride Them

Linda Descano, CFA®, EVP, Corporate Communications and Executive Visibility, Red Havas  Orsi Korman, Account Director, Content, Red Havas  What does purpose, management, empathy, content, inclusion and burnout have in common? As it happens, they are what most conversations, coverage and case studies related to employee engagement and experience are focused on these days. We spent…

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“You Cannot Cry All the Time”

  “Why so much grief for me? No man will hurl me down to Death, against my fate. And fate? No one alive has ever escaped it, neither brave man nor coward, I tell you – it’s born with us the day that we are born.” – Homer, The Iliad This is the story of three journeys—two…

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Silence in the Face of Misinformation is Complicity

Helio Fred Garcia In May the head of the Food and Drug Administration warned that misinformation has become the leading cause of death in the United States.  The January 6 Committee hearings are making clear that misinformation is a leading cause of political division. And that it is a growing threat to American democracy.   In…

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It Can Happen Here

“A country that tolerates evil means- evil manners, standards of ethics-for a generation, will be so poisoned that it never will have any good end.” ― Sinclair Lewis, It Can’t Happen Here I am a child of “The Great Society,” President Lyndon Johnson’s call to use the country’s post–World War II prosperity to “enrich and elevate our…

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The Handmaid’s Tale

“Unhappy is the land that needs a hero.” – Bertolt Brecht, Life of Galileo We are an over-polled society, a fact which subsequently influences politicians to prefer to follow rather than lead. Yet, how is it possible that up until U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s draft in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization leaked, only 20% of…

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The Scarlet Letter

“When the founders wrote ‘We The People’ in the preamble, they did not have in mind the majority of America’s citizens.” – Justice Thurgood Marshall, from a 1987 speech Spoiler Alert: I am pro-choice but am also a strong supporter of religious liberty. I appreciate the outcome of Roe but always agreed with the late Justice Ruth Bader…

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Working in PR for Metaverse Brands

Mike Paffman, CEO, VIRGO PR The metaverse is a place where the physical and digital worlds turn into one, and where people can work, socialize, and play in a brand new digital reality. A number of brands, such as Gucci, Meta, Warner Bros, Balenciaga, and more, have already expanded their reach into these virtual spaces through…

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Risk Mitigation in the Age of Sanctions

Richard S. Levick, Esq, Chairman and CEO of LEVICK “I cannot fathom why any of these companies are remaining in Russia helping the evil empire. It is indefensible and gravely troubling.” —General David Petraeus We have now, all of us, looked into Russian President Vladimir Putin’s eyes and we are troubled by what we see.…

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Silvia Davi Joins the Symbiont Executive Leadership Team

CommPRO Editorial Staff Symbiont, Inc. a technology pioneer solving complex global finance problems using enterprise blockchain solutions, recently announced that it expanded its executive leadership team with the appointment of two strategic management positions at the end of Q42021. Silvia Davi was named Symbiont’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Tom DeJarnette was named Chief People…

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China, Russia & Ukraine: Communicators Need to Pay Attention

  Simon Locke, CEO of CommunicationsMatch™ and Vice President of the Foreign Press Association of the U.S. China’s alliance with Russia is not a marriage of convenience without consequence. It is the bedrock of Russia’s ability to wage war in Ukraine and the ideological alignment of two nuclear armed world powers.  President Xi clearly knew…

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Reputation Management Changes and Trends

  Mike Paffman, CEO, VIRGO PR As the digital age continues, companies are more in need of digital reputation management than ever. We’re living in a time when people can be judged by the posts they make on social media, or even by the number of followers they have on those platforms. Everyone’s identity is tied…

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