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What are the Benefits of a Satellite Media Tour?

Visit us at www.dssimonmedia.com Contact Doug Simon at dougs@dssimonmedia.com   While it’s harder than ever to get your story on cable or network news, there’s a greater opportunity to get your experts and spokespeople on local news via satellite media tours. The power of local TV news is sometimes overlooked, however, according to Pew Research…

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Democratic Debate Column #10: Biden’s Last Stand?

(And the Democratic Debacles Continue, Along with Some Important PR Lessons) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant For the better part of a year, maybe longer, former veep Joe Biden has been boasting of his ability to attract African-American voters, and has said that the Democratic primary on February 29 in South Carolina will validate his…

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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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PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #21 – Sheryl Y. Battles, Vice President, Global Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement, Pitney Bowes Inc.

Overview The Stevens Group is pleased to present the podcast series that salutes the masters of public relations and revels in their observations, insights and advice to PR professionals.  This series is part of the ongoing partnership between The Stevens Group and CommPRO to bring to PR, digital/interactive and marketing communications agencies the wisdom of those who…

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Wear Masks for Protection, But Take Them Off Your Communications

  Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group Three things we crisis managers learn early on is the mantra: Tell It All, Tell It Early, Tell It Yourself, which has been repeated so often it’s almost a cliché, but it works! When a crisis rears its ugly head, like the humongous one in China now spreading…

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Why Higher Ups Avoid Communicating with their Employees

Laleh Hancock, CEO, Belapemo Managers have a unique position to fill. Not only are they the main “gateway” for communication between top level management and the employees on their teams, they have the ability to influence and empower employee engagement. Recent data from Gallup[1] shows that not only do manager relationships with employees account for…

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Activism Is Alive and Growing, But…

Hamed Wardak, Entrepreneur Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg isn’t the only person making waves about climate change these days. More recently, nearly 400 employees at Amazon disregarded company policy and voiced their displeasure about their employer’s mandate intended to stifle public discourse by its employees on the topic. What made the Amazon employees’ position more pronounced…

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Public Affairs Trends for 2020

  Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR Public affairs is crucial to inform the general public directly on all kinds of issues, including laws, policies, public health, local ordinances and public administration. The core purpose of a public affairs campaign is to effectively disseminate information, build public consensus and prevent disinformation from gathering pace on social media…

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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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Communications Lessons From the Iowa Caucus 

Teresa Valerio Parrot, Principal, TVP Communications Hey Iowa! No pressure, but the whole world is watching. And unfortunately, the Iowa Democratic Party’s caucus blunder and necessary crisis communications have left many of us confused, disappointed, and frustrated at the kick-off of our presidential election season.   Many of the “morning after” conversations have focused on…

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Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Names America’s Top Corporations for Women-Owned Businesses in 2019

CommPRO Editorial Staff The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is proud to honor 75 corporations with the prestigious America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) award. WBENC’s Top Corporations award honors those corporations who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the inclusion of women-owned businesses in their supply chains. WBENC applauds the 2019…

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Commun, Blockchain-based Social Media Network Launches with Strong Start

CommPRO Editorial Staff Commun users active on a platform launched late last December published 12,000 posts, wrote 3,316 comments, got 87,000 likes, and 19 million points of rewards, the Web3 technologies-based platform has announced today. The last count shows that in under a month this blockchain-based decentralized social media resource has gained 4,500 monthly active users. “Commun…

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Golin Appoints Clifford Lopez as Managing Director of Dallas Office

CommPRO Editorial Staff Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) agency Golin announced the appointment of Clifford Lopez as managing director for its Dallas office, overseeing almost 100 employees. Lopez will elevate the market’s existing data and influencer marketing strengths, while enhancing the technology expertise that drive innovation and prompt stronger earned-first results for clients. He joined the…

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PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #20 – Barbara Bates, Group CEO of Hotwire

Overview The Stevens Group is pleased to present the podcast series that salutes the masters of public relations and revels in their observations, insights and advice to PR professionals.  This  series is part of the ongoing partnership between The Stevens Group and CommPRO to bring to PR, digital/interactive and marketing communications agencies the wisdom of those who…

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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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Unbound Tech Selects Affect to Lead Public Relations in North America

CommPRO Editorial Staff Affect, a public relations and social media agency specializing in technology, healthcare and professional services, was selected by Unbound Tech, the leading provider of multi-party computation based cryptography platform for enterprises, for public relations services. As the agency of record, Affect is responsible for implementing and executing targeted communications campaigns to increase brand…

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