Monthly archives: May 2013

Posted by Sheridan Wachtel

Insight on Honorary Degrees by Michal Regunberg

May 31, 2013 In Executive Comments Off on Insight on Honorary Degrees by Michal Regunberg

​If you watched coverage of Harvard University's Commencement and wondered why Oprah Winfrey or our own Mayor Thomas Menino were awarded “Honorary Doctor of Law” degrees, there is a method

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Posted by Sheridan Wachtel

In Defense of Special Tax Breaks

May 30, 2013 In Real Estate Comments Off on In Defense of Special Tax Breaks

​SM& client WinnDevelopment is mentioned in a piece defending special tax breaks on Forbes.com. Peter J. Reilly cites Winn's utilization of the Historic Preservation Tax Incentives (HPTI) program to rescue

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Posted by Sheridan Wachtel

A First in Boston Politics: Social Media In Mayor’s Race

May 28, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on A First in Boston Politics: Social Media In Mayor’s Race

S​omething is about to happen in Boston politics that has never happened before: Social media platforms & digital communications techniques will play a major role in the city's hotly contested

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Posted by Sheridan Wachtel

Role of (Social) Media in Boston Marathon Bombings

May 24, 2013 In Crisis Communications Comments Off on Role of (Social) Media in Boston Marathon Bombings

​From the moment of the Boston Marathon bombings to the eventual capture of the surviving suspect, Bostonians and non-Bostonians alike turned toward various forms of media for the most up-to-date

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Posted by Sheridan Wachtel

Sweeten the Deal with a Dose of Education

May 23, 2013 In Healthcare Comments Off on Sweeten the Deal with a Dose of Education

​According to the Centers for Disease Control, obesity prevalence among children & adolescents has almost tripled since 1980 and in 2008, medical costs associated with obesity were estimated at $147

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Posted by Michal Regunberg

Takeaways from @NESHCo2013 by Michal Regunberg

May 22, 2013 In Healthcare Comments Off on Takeaways from @NESHCo2013 by Michal Regunberg

​Here are some interesting takeaways from this year's New England Society of Healthcare Communicators—#NESHCo2013–that really put an exclamation point on how we communicators need to be thinking and acting on

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Posted by Sheridan Wachtel

SM& Wins Four Lamplighter Awards

May 22, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on SM& Wins Four Lamplighter Awards

​On May 21, SM& was honored at New England Society for Healthcare Communications' Lamplighter Awards ceremony. SM& SVP Michal Regunberg was on hand to take home two gold & two

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Posted by Ashley McCown

Reflections from a Boomer Sooner by Ashley McCown

May 21, 2013 In Executive Comments Off on Reflections from a Boomer Sooner by Ashley McCown

​I was born in Oklahoma City. I went to my first University of Oklahoma (go Sooners!) football game with my grandfather, a proud alum, when I was five. I knew

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Posted by Amy Derjue

Nate Silver: Disruptive, or the Future of Journalism?

May 20, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on Nate Silver: Disruptive, or the Future of Journalism?

​Statistician Nate Silver set the media world abuzz when it was announced that he was taking his talents (and his popular blog FiveThirtyEight) from the New York Times to ESPN.

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Posted by Lindsay Rauch

SEPIA at Ink Block condos announced today in The Boston Globe

May 20, 2013 In Real Estate Comments Off on SEPIA at Ink Block condos announced today in The Boston Globe

​The Boston Globe reported today that National Development’s Ink Block South End will now include 83 luxury condominiums. The building, to be called SEPIA at Ink Block, is the only

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