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New Year’s Resolution—Become A Revolutionist

By Andrew Faas A revolutionist is someone who forces change. Having spent the last six years studying and writing and speaking about workplace dynamics I have come to understand better than most what is at the core of the raw negative emotions that threaten democracy and all that it represents. What I have discovered is…

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Social Media & The CEO

By Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatchTM    I recently wrote on Twitter that the leaders of companies need to engage when it comes to social media.  In my post I noted:  It’s that important.  And in the next post I added – carefully. Before going any further, let me make one very important point. …

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2017 Predictions: Media & Marketing Trends

By CommPRO Editorial Staff In keeping with its 15-year tradition, Birnbach Communications, Inc. (www.birnbachcom.com), an independent PR and social media agency, today issued its annual list of top media and marketing trends for 2017, which are influenced by consumers’ evolving social media habits. “We compile our annual list of trends affecting technology, B2B, marketing and…

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Leadership and Values : A Lesson for Corporate America (Op-Ed)

By Dan Seligson In the wake of our recent U.S. election, it is timely that we, American leaders of families, teams, boards, communities, local and state government, and ultimately the federal government itself, reiterate our unwavering commitment to full participation by everyone — regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin,…

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Even the Pope is Worried About Fake News

By Christina Bertinelli, Senior Partner at Lumentus, a strategic communications firm with a specialization in digital reputation management. The Pope himself fell victim to a fake news story, which falsely reported his endorsement of Donald Trump. The Pontiff came out this month saying the media’s obsession with scandal was akin to “coprophilia”, an abnormal interest in…

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Michael Levine…..For Consideration

Trump supporters are confident he will deliver a successful first term. On the other side, 58% of Clinton voters are “willing to give Trump a chance and see how he governs as president,” but 39% say they can’t “because of the kind of person he has shown himself to be. — Michael Levine (Media expert and author…

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Facebook, Cable News, and the Post-Truth Era

By Douglas Farrar The people are angry. That’s the core argument of post-election analysis across the board. Democrats are angry at the Electoral College (rigged!), Republicans are angry at basically everything, including each other. White voters are angry at non-whites. Coastal elites are angry at rural Americans (racists!). Working class Americans are angry at globalization.…

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Media Exposure – What Election Polls Missed

By Todd Murphy, Vice President, Universal Information Services Monday morning quarterbacking is the easiest job in the world, especially if you have data analysts like I do at Universal Information Services. With the Trump v. Clinton Presidential election in the rear view mirror by a week, it appears obvious why Donald Trump won over Hillary Clinton.…

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A Deep Dive into Post-Election Financial News Coverage

Once the US election results were announced, traditional and social media erupted in speculation about the impact of Trump’s presidency on domestic and international relations, policy and trade. Since then, President-elect Donald Trump’s strong rhetoric on the campaign trail and the concerns it generated appear to be softening both in terms of his intentions to…

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Marketers, Are You Learning the Wrong Lessons from the Election?

Editor’s Note: CommPRO reached out to Marian Salzman, global trendspotter, for her point of view on the Presidential election and the key takeaways for marketers.   At first glance, Donald Trump’s big win on Nov. 8 is the kind of incredible, unexpected, underdog victory that most marketers only dream about. Trump’s Make America Great Again campaign…

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Record Local Cable Ad Spending in Battleground State Senate Elections

A Commpro News Update Viamedia has found that one common pattern amongst the victorious senate candidates in many of the battleground states was their use of local cable advertising. This conclusion comes after data was received regarding political advertising purchased on more than 60 multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) of various sizes in more than…

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America’s Core Values and the 2016 Presidential Election

By Leslie Grossman, Author, Leadership Coach and Courageous Collaborator, www.lesliegrossmanleadership.com The election is over and Donald Trump is the incoming President.  In the spirit of transparency, I am a Hillary Clinton supporter and believe she was the best choice. Now that this ugly campaign is behind us, my biggest fear is that American core values may be…

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Election Post-Mortem: Where We Got it Wrong and How We Can Move Forward

By Andrew Ricci, Vice President, LEVICK First, an anecdote that I promise will tie back in later. I was a sophomore in college during the 2004 Presidential elections. That year was my first real foray into politics – I got involved as a freshman at Mount Union College (now the University of Mount Union) and quickly became…

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Post-Election Purpose and Joy

By Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer, Joyful Planet I was in the election night crowd at The Jacob Javits Center, hoping to be part of an historic moment to celebrate America’s first female President.   The unexpected outcome makes this a sad and confusing time for me and others who helped Hillary Clinton win…

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The Path to Healing A Nation Is Through Speaking Up

By Jennifer S. Wilkov, Founder of the Speak Up Women Conference, www.SpeakUpWomen.com The historic 2016 election is over and the results are in. Whether you are celebrating them or disagreeing with them, they are final. It is what it is. As the saying goes, ten percent is what happens to you; the other ninety percent…

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The Cliché Commander-in-Chief (Op-Ed)

Preface: We all use clichés occasionally.  They are an easy shorthand way to make a point.  The only problem is the point dulls from overuse and nowhere does speech deteriorate into dull and tired rhetoric faster than during political elections like the one between “crooked” Hillary and her “temperament” challenged opponent, the “trumpish” Trump. By Thomas J. Madden,…

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Do October Surprises Matter When a Strong Ground Game is in Place?

By Andrew Ricci, Vice President, LEVICK October surprises are nothing new to election campaigns. In fact, there has been some kind of late-election release or event in nearly every modern election since the 1964 race pitting incumbent Lyndon Johnson against Republican candidate Barry Goldwater. And this election cycle, after more than a year of hard fought and…

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Hillary’s Communication Strategy for the ‘October Surprise’

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group Every election cycle October is known as the month of ‘the October Surprise’ designed to upend the polls and change the election dynamics.  This year, ‘the October Surprise’ came on October 28th for the Hillary Clinton campaign when FBI Director James Comey informed Congressional leaders that the FBI was…

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