Monthly archives: May 2015

Posted by Jessica Fortier

Proposal for Adaptable Public Spaces

May 26, 2015 In Real Estate Comments Off on Proposal for Adaptable Public Spaces

Public spaces provide a sense of community and bring character to a neighborhood. For example, the empty lots on Harrison Ave in the South End of Boston provide space for

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Posted by Michal Regunberg

A Trial that Married Old-School Reporting With New-School Social Media

May 21, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on A Trial that Married Old-School Reporting With New-School Social Media

As a country, we have come to rely on cameras in the courtroom to put us there, to see a defendant’s demeanor, to see the evidence and the reaction of

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Posted by Amy Derjue

Three Times Mad Men Needed a PR Agency

May 19, 2015 In Executive Comments Off on Three Times Mad Men Needed a PR Agency

Throughout the seven seasons of the award-winning period drama Mad Men, we’ve been wowed by the creative advertising work of protagonist Don Draper and his colleagues at the various iterations of

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Posted by Anastasia Scourtes

Facebook Innovates with Instant Articles

May 15, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on Facebook Innovates with Instant Articles

Facebook just launched its newest feature, called Instant Articles. This will allow users to spend less time waiting for a publisher’s website to load. Instead, publishers will be able to

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Posted by Molly Munroe

Dana Hall Head of School on Student Stress

May 13, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on Dana Hall Head of School on Student Stress

Dana Hall Head of School, Caroline Erisman’s byline on the epidemic of stressed-out students was recently published in Cognoscenti. Caroline discusses the dialogue around rising teen suicide rates and the

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Posted by Solomon McCown Healthcare Team

Culture and Mental Health Treatment

May 13, 2015 In Healthcare, Public Relations Comments Off on Culture and Mental Health Treatment

I recently came across Kaiser Health News’ article, “When Depression and Cultural Expectations Collide.” The article talks about an Asian American woman’s struggle with depression throughout her teenage years. The

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Posted by Kelly Smith

Rand Paul Tracker Has the Competition Licked

May 13, 2015 In Public Relations Comments Off on Rand Paul Tracker Has the Competition Licked

In campaign politics, a “tracker” is staff member or volunteer from a candidate’s campaign team or from an opposition group assigned to, quite literally, track an opponent’s campaign stops and

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Posted by Sean Hathaway

Mayor Walsh Crowdsources the Future Of Boston

May 8, 2015 In Public Relations, Real Estate Comments Off on Mayor Walsh Crowdsources the Future Of Boston

This week, Mayor Walsh unveiled Imagine Boston 2030, the city’s first planning initiative since 1965. While the plan is in its infancy, it’s hard not to be excited about it.

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Posted by David Roth

Chipotle Says Goodbye to GMOs (Or Does It?)

May 6, 2015 In Healthcare, Public Relations Comments Off on Chipotle Says Goodbye to GMOs (Or Does It?)

Fast-food giant Chipotle has hopped on the anti-GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) bandwagon, declaring its food will be GMO-free as of the company’s announcement last week. Many are heralding this as

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Posted by Molly Munroe

On-Demand Office Space Comes to Boston

May 4, 2015 In Public Relations Comments Off on On-Demand Office Space Comes to Boston

The demand for instant gratification is creating a whole new business model. Apps like Uber, Foodler, Favor and Zipcar are providing consumers with everything they need at the drop of

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