Monthly archives: December 2014

Posted by Solomon McCown Staff

Ashley McCown on the Top 10 Crises of 2014

December 31, 2014 In Executive Comments Off on Ashley McCown on the Top 10 Crises of 2014

It’s been a busy year for crisis communication professionals. From a grocery chain wrought by family infighting to huge data breaches and hacks to misplaced social media posts, Solomon McCown

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Posted by Wyatt Ronan

A Balanced Media?

December 29, 2014 In SM& Team Comments Off on A Balanced Media?

“There are two sides to every story.” We learn this very early on in our lives. We are told this to humble us; to breed empathy and understanding; to take

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Posted by Carol Kerbaugh

Healthcare Predictions for 2015

December 29, 2014 In Healthcare Comments Off on Healthcare Predictions for 2015

Healthcare is an ever-evolving industry. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has spurred huge change in the field and new technologies are revolutionizing the way care is delivered. What’s in store

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Posted by Solomon McCown Healthcare Team

Hospitals Spreading Holiday Cheer

December 23, 2014 In Healthcare Comments Off on Hospitals Spreading Holiday Cheer

My sister is a nurse on the neurology floor at Boston Children’s Hospital and this year she and her roommate are working on Christmas Eve and Christmas. Last week they

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SM& Honored for Public Policy Communication Work

December 22, 2014 In Corporate, Nonprofit Comments Off on SM& Honored for Public Policy Communication Work

The Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association recently announced the winners of its 2014 Annual Awards Program, and Solomon McCown shared an award with our client, the Massachusetts Smart

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Posted by Sean Hathaway

Sony Pictures Proves National Interests Are Not Always Corporate Interests

December 22, 2014 In Crisis Communications Comments Off on Sony Pictures Proves National Interests Are Not Always Corporate Interests

It’s not often that a film release becomes national news. But when The Interview was pulled from distribution following threats from hackers referencing 9/11, it was unavoidable that the movie

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Posted by Lauren Michaels

Happy New Year (through a Real Estate lens)

December 21, 2014 In Real Estate Comments Off on Happy New Year (through a Real Estate lens)

In 2013, Boston experienced its fair share of new and exciting construction and development projects and milestones in all corners of the city. New Boston Fund and ACDC broke ground

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Posted by Larissa Weinstein

Six Months, Three Lessons: Life as a Solomon McCown Intern

December 19, 2014 In Corporate Comments Off on Six Months, Three Lessons: Life as a Solomon McCown Intern

As my six months here at Solomon McCown come to a close, it seems appropriate to take my last blog post to reflect on what I’ve learned about working in

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Happy Holidays from Solomon McCown

December 17, 2014 In Corporate, Executive Comments Off on Happy Holidays from Solomon McCown

When there's a crisis at the North Pole, who is the man in charge going to call? The team at Solomon McCown, of course. Happy Holidays from all of us

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Posted by Amy Derjue

Sony Pictures Hack Hits a Theater Near You

December 17, 2014 In Crisis Communications Comments Off on Sony Pictures Hack Hits a Theater Near You

The hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment is unprecedented in the history of corporate crises. The damage has been far-reaching for Sony. Internal emails made public by the hackers illustrate racist

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