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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 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 Sheridan Wachtel

How Social Media Quickly “Braved” Disney Change

May 17, 2013 In Corporate Comments Off on How Social Media Quickly “Braved” Disney Change

​We all know social media has changed brand communications and crisis management. The latest example of the trend is Disney. Account Coordinator Amey Owen reflects on the issue: Recently, Disney

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Posted by Sheridan Wachtel

SM& Opens New York City Office

May 17, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on SM& Opens New York City Office

​Solomon McCown (www.solomonmccown.com), a Boston-based national public relations firm specializing in strategic communications, media relations, public affairs, and crisis management, announced today the opening of its new office in New

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Posted by Sheridan Wachtel

What We Admire about Angelina Jolie’s Mastectomy Announcement through a PR Lens

May 16, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on What We Admire about Angelina Jolie’s Mastectomy Announcement through a PR Lens

​Earlier this week, actress Angelina Jolie stunned the world when she wrote in a New York Times op-ed that she recently opted to have a preventative double mastectomy to lower

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Posted by Sheridan Wachtel

Education the Heart of Health Care Reform

May 16, 2013 In Healthcare Comments Off on Education the Heart of Health Care Reform

​We have all sat in a medical office at some point listening to our doctor give us a diagnosis and then telling us how to proceed. Because doctors dedicate such

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Posted by Sheridan Wachtel

Ashley McCown’s Crisis Take-aways from the Boston Marathon Bombings

May 15, 2013 In Crisis Communications Comments Off on Ashley McCown’s Crisis Take-aways from the Boston Marathon Bombings

​SM& President and crisis communications expert Ashley McCown was a guest blogger on the Greater Boston Real Estate Board's blog providing key takeaways for the real estate industry in the

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