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The Mr. Magazine™ Interview With Randall Lane, Editor, Forbes Magazine

Forbes’ Editor Randall Lane Celebrates Five Years & Proves The Golden Age For Print Magazines Has Only Just Begun “We just got our new MRI numbers a few weeks ago. Forbes magazine is at the highest print readership in its 99 year history; print readership. Not online, but print. And that’s MRI, independent research. We’re…

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You’re the Pollster

By Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group There isn’t a dizzying day that doesn’t poll by when we’re not hearing about polls. Polls for politics. Polls for consumers.  Surveys about sex.  Rankings of health products.  Percentages of deplorables. Today all sorts of polls report what people believe, want, expect, trust, hope for, loathe or like…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (September 10 – 16, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Debate about same sex marriage dominated national politics again this week, as the Government announced 11 February as it’s preferred date for the proposed plebiscite, although opposition to the plebiscite seemed to be strengthening among crossbenchers and the Labor party, with Bill Shorten yet…

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Moving Beyond the #WomanCard

By Jen Putnam, Chief Creative Officer, Allen & Gerritsen As a female chief creative officer, I’m used to being in the minority. It’s a sad but true fact that a miniscule number of the people who hold my title are female, despite the fact that advertising is a $33 billion industry – not to mention that women…

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The Generational Trifecta: Yet One More Reason America is in Turmoil! (Op-ed)

By Ann Arnof Fishman, President, Generational Targeted Marketing  America is in the midst of change, no doubt about it! Pundits have given many reasons for the tossing and turning of the American middle class, a new kind of “sleeping giant.” The down economy, the immigration influx, globalization versus nationalization – all have been addressed, but no…

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Matt Lauer Catches Flack for His Moderator Performance, as Does Hillary

By Wendy Alpine, President, Alpine Communications Poor Matt Lauer can’t catch a break. First it was his sockless feet. Now he’s been lambasted for how he moderated the recent Commander-in-Chief Forum” between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. I’ve never moderated a debate before, but I’ve read it’s harder than it looks. But that’s not the…

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Matt Lauer Under Fire

By Virgil Scudder, President, Virgil Scudder & Associates What happened?  Here you have Today Show host Matt Lauer, an experienced, respected, and skilled interviewer and moderator, being blasted by fellow journalists and others for his handling of NBC’s Commander-In-Chief Forum on Wednesday night. The criticisms from some fellow journalists are withering.  One unidentified NBC executive called Lauer’s performance…

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Take a Woman to Work Today: Yourself

By Valerie Graves, Creative Advertising Guru and Author, “Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming The Woman I Pretended To Be”  As I sat down to write a few words about gender in the marketing/advertising/communications industry, I was struck by the stark differences between the two most visible communicators of the moment, the presidential nominees of the two major…

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Crisis Management – Huma Abedin Sends “Carlos Danger” Packing (Op-Ed)

By Steven Fink, President and CEO, Lexicon Communications Corp. A shade over three years ago, I publicly advised Huma Abedin to say adios to “Carlos Danger,” the nom de twitter her husband, Anthony Weiner, used when “sexting” photos of his crotch to strange women on the internet. (Click here to read the original post). Huma has been Hillary…

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What if You Were Hope Hicks?

By Wendy Alpine, President, Alpine Communications It’s no doubt that being Donald Trump’s PR person would be a nail-biting experience. From his politically incorrect, off-the-cuff remarks to his blacklisting certain media because he doesn’t like what they write or say about him, representing Trump would be a tense job. In a recent article in GQ,…

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Politics and the Art of Rebranding

By Katy Dwyer, Partner and Creative Director, Hand in Hand Marketing Bernie Sanders took his hat out of the ring and made the inevitable announcement that he was endorsing Hillary Clinton. In what has been a polarizing presidential election thus far, no matter what side of the aisle you are on, Clinton now has an…

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Will Hillary Clinton Always be the Prom Queen? (Op-Ed)

By Susan Shapiro Barash  What a moment it is for women in America. For the first time in our history, we have the chance to elect a female president. Having a woman president would be a catalyst for meaningful cultural changes. Still, it seems there are women who are not enthused with this possibility. What…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (August 6 – 12, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia A week into the Olympics, Australia is fourth place on the medal tally, winning 12 so far, with the United States in first place with 32. Australian swimmer Emma McKeon is leading local medalists, racking up a gold, silver and bronze so far. Kyle…

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Fess Up and Move On

By Virgil Scudder, President, Virgil Scudder & Associates Here’s a basic rule of public relations: when you mess up, fess up.  Then move on.  Get out in front of the story even if you’re a day late and a dollar short. Politicians, who far too seldom have solid public relations professionals on their teams, often apply this…

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#CannesLions – Fishing For Your Sole

By Karen Strauss, Chief Strategy & Creativity Officer, Ketchum Early each morning here on the French Riviera, anglers can be seen casting their lines in search of a perfect catch.  Their leathery, tanned skin and white hair are outward reflections of their age and love for fishing.  And they are reminders that we are all,…

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Empowering Data-Driven PR Leaders of Tomorrow (Free Webinar On-Demand)

Webinar Overview This panel of industry influencers will discuss the traits of the successful PR leader of tomorrow.  Being a public relations professional in today’s rapidly moving, digitally driven landscape certainly has its challenges, but also tremendous opportunities to set yourself apart from others—yet only if you are brave enough to make the jump.  Our panel…

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