Monthly archives: January 2014

Posted by Molly Chase

Responding to Stakeholders: A PR Perspective

January 31, 2014 In Corporate Comments Off on Responding to Stakeholders: A PR Perspective

Everyone has a voice and unique opinions.  When a company is involved (whether directly or indirectly) with an issue its stakeholders care about, which can range from energy use to

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Posted by Ashley McCown

Ashley McCown: Communicating on Title IX

January 31, 2014 In Executive Comments Off on Ashley McCown: Communicating on Title IX

President Obama recently announced the creation of the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault. As a national dialogue about Title IX (the laws the prevent sex

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Posted by Kristin Wetherbee

Deferring the American Dream

January 31, 2014 In Real Estate Comments Off on Deferring the American Dream

This past week I attended ULI’s 2014 Trends in Real Estate Forum. While many of the ideas discussed I had already heard from clients and in the media, what really

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Posted by Solomon McCown Mission Team

Our Client CJP on Boston.com

January 30, 2014 In Nonprofit Comments Off on Our Client CJP on Boston.com

A program supported by our client Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) was recently featured in the Boston Globe and Boston.com.  Transitions to Work, a collaboration between CJP, Jewish Vocational Services, and

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Posted by T.J. Winick

Where to Share: The 5 Places Your PR Video Needs To Be

January 30, 2014 In Executive Comments Off on Where to Share: The 5 Places Your PR Video Needs To Be

1. Social Media:  According to Marketing Sherpa, pages with video attract two to three times as many monthly visitors, double time spent on websites, and enable a 157% increase in

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Posted by Lindsay Rauch

How Social Media is a Game-Changer: SuperBowl Edition

January 29, 2014 In SM& Team Comments Off on How Social Media is a Game-Changer: SuperBowl Edition

With the SuperBowl fast approaching (sadly minus the Patriots) and all of the hot advertisements leaking, there is little doubt that the engagement on social media is changing the game.

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Posted by Carol Kerbaugh

The State of Healthcare

January 28, 2014 In Healthcare Comments Off on The State of Healthcare

Tonight, President Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address. High on the agenda for the evening: income inequality and immigration reform. But what will the president say

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Posted by Solomon McCown Staff

Ashley McCown quoted on Cruise Ship Crisis in USA Today

January 28, 2014 In Crisis Communications, Executive Comments Off on Ashley McCown quoted on Cruise Ship Crisis in USA Today

It looked like the waters had calmed for the cruise industry after a spate of high-profile ship breakdowns and illnesses rocked the industry in 2013. But this week, Royal Caribbean

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Posted by Isabel Black

Ezra Klein Leaves Washington Post for Vox Media

January 27, 2014 In SM& Team Comments Off on Ezra Klein Leaves Washington Post for Vox Media

Ezra Klein recently made the official announcement, after much speculation, that he’d be leaving the Washington Post to join Vox Media. Klein’s announcement was met with questions like, “what does

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Posted by Sean Hathaway

A Refreshing Response, A Sour Reaction

January 24, 2014 In Corporate Comments Off on A Refreshing Response, A Sour Reaction

Immediately following the Seattle Seahawks victory over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game, Seahawks corner back Richard Sherman gave a brief, passion-filled interview about the play that

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