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Counting Ballots before the Cameras in 1944

  Election Night, Nov. 7, 1944: Franklin D. Roosevelt, a democrat, was running for his fourth term, with running mate, Harry S.Truman, against Republican Thomas E. Dewey, and running mate Sen. John Bricker. Election returns were broadcast over radio, newswires, and recorded by the newsreels.  The election returns came in by telegraph and phone from…

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The Poignant Side of the Stimulus Stalemate

  Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group I had just distributed my latest MaddenMischief blog “Three Howls for Wily Wolf Versus Smiling Pelosi.” In it, I commended WOLF BLITZER for bravely holding the dug-in feet of mechanically-smiling speaker Pelosi to the fire on CNN for turning her back on President Trump’s $1.8 trillion stimulus offer…

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Discussion of How Marketing Still Needs Racial Redemption

Dr. Sonja Martin Poole, Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of San Francisco  Our nation is clearly in crisis. During a time focused on re-opening the economy after the onset of a viral pandemic, there are glaring signs that the United States is suffering from another type of pandemic—racism.  While conquering COVID-19 lies mainly in…

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As Good As It Can Possibly Get

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant My entire working life has consisted of newspapering or PRing.  Both of these businesses are not known for dealing with the most forthright individuals. But I’ve been blessed. During my career, I’ve never been lied to, misled or harassed by people I reported to or worked with. Here are some…

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In Crisis Is Opportunity

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.” – Helen Keller Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK The last few weeks have been difficult, made worse by the fact that we know it is all about to get much worse in April. “America First” now means we are first in number of coronavirus infections,…

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Non-Fungible Tokens: A Giant Leap into Owning Our Digital Assets

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Throughout the years, I, like most parents, watched their kids grow up playing video games. I remember them playing Super Mario Bros., Madden NFL, Super Smash Bros., Call of Duty and many more, on their Xbox, Nintendo and PlayStation. Most of the which we bought at GameStop or…

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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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Was there “Sun” at Sundance Film Festival?

It was more Snowdance, but still Fundance! Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group PARK CITY, UTAH.–It was cold, crowded and crawling with film buffs once again at Sundance Film Festival. Occasional snowflake flurries were hardly noticed. Same with the snow-covered mountains surrounding bustling Main Street where daily temperatures were down in the 20s. There was…

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Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before Shopping for Podcasting Equipment

Neil Garrett, VP Marketing, uStudio So you’ve decided to launch a corporate podcast. That’s a great idea! Private business podcasts offer a convenient, cost-effective, and secure way to connect and share information with employees, particularly those working remotely or traveling for work.  The decision to implement a private podcast is a critical first step to…

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My 2019 Cable TV “Breaking News” – (Not Really) Column

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant It’s certainly not “Breaking News” to those who have read my columns criticizing cable TV political programs over the years that I believe that the political channels have poisoned American politics, as well as providing substandard coverage. I fault cable news reporters, with few exceptions, for acting like parrots and…

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The Secret Behind Advancing Your Career

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Daily, I’m asked, “How did you learn blockchain?” Or, cryptocurrency? Or, artificial intelligence? Or, financial technology, and the list goes on. The answer is simple. I buy books, read, and do research. Instead of just retweeting, sharing or posting, I follow editors, industry leaders, people in other professions…

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Over 500 Concurrent Miners Flock to New BADcoin

CommPRO Editorial Staff The team at The Bad Crypto Podcast has been working with one of the top blockchain development teams over the past six months and have developed one of the most advanced blockchain projects to date. It’s not Bitcoin; it’s BADcoin.  Over 500 people have fired up their Macbooks and PCs to mine…

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Life Lessons Learned Working At The White House

  Merrie Spaeth, President, Spaeth Communications, Inc. Sarah Huckebee Sanders is leaving and I wish her good luck. There’s one consistent thing about being a White House staffer; at some point you leave. You take with you a featured paragraph in your biography and lessons learned from the Administration in which you served. Lesson #1: you…

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Live Social Video Streaming

D S Simon Media at the West Digital Client Summit   How can brands and non-profits make the best use of live social video to grow their organizations? Douglas Simon, CEO, D S Simon Media presented survey findings on live video streaming and spoke with Ben Chodor, President of Digital Media Solutions, West Corporation. The…

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Body Language: Telling Your Team How You Really Feel

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Do you know that your team is constantly evaluating your emotions through cues in your body language – and that they can do so in a fraction of a second? At the Center for Cognitive Neuroimaging at the University of Glasgow, researchers found that it takes only 200 miliseconds to read…

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Resume Rules

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub In today’s world, you should always have a resume ready even if you are not currently looking for a position.  Keeping your resume current allows you to see what you have accomplished each year and it can help prepare you for your annual review and, if something does come up,…

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