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Will Facebook Kill the Holiday Card?

December 16, 2016 In Executive Leave a comment

  Facebook is taking a lot of heat thanks to fake news, hate posts and trolls. Not to pile on, but is Facebook going to sound the death knell for

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What to Expect from Beacon Hill in 2017/2018

December 1, 2016 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

Thanksgiving is behind us which means one thing to Beacon Hill and its dedicated followers: the 2017/2018 legislative session is rapidly approaching. That’s right. Bill filing deadlines, committee assignments, and

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The BEAT with Sarah Gallop

November 30, 2016 In The BEAT Leave a comment

The BEAT: A video series featuring an intimate conversation with innovators on what drives them and how they meet challenges. This month’s installment features Sarah Gallop, President of the Kendall

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Unfriending the 2016 Election

November 23, 2016 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

Throwing ourselves back into the election cycle for just a moment, it was far from uncommon to run into a political post when scrolling through Facebook. Though this time around

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Crisis Communications for DOS Attacks

October 27, 2016 In Corporate, Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Last week’s hack of New Hampshire-based DNS (Domain Name Service) provider DYN knocked out many of the web’s most popular sites for hours. In PR Trade Bulldog Reporter, Solomon McCown

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SM& Presents: The Changing Role of Government Affairs in Massachusetts

October 20, 2016 In Public Affairs, SM& Presents Leave a comment

On Thursday morning, leaders from Massachusetts’ most influential organizations gathered at the Boston Harbor Hotel for Solomon McCown’s 24th SMC Presents panel conversation. “From the Backroom to the Boardroom: The

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Ashley McCown Weighs in on Wells Fargo Crisis

September 20, 2016 In Corporate, Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Wells Fargo’s September began with a $100 million fine from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and ended with a Capitol Hill grilling by CFPB creator and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren

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5 for Friday: Wendy Goldstein Pierce

September 2, 2016 In Corporate Leave a comment

Five for Friday is a regular Solomon McCown blog feature in which one of our PR pros shares five of their favorite hobbies, passions, or interests. This week, we hear

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The BEAT with Bob Coughlin

August 18, 2016 In Corporate, The BEAT Leave a comment

The BEAT: A video series featuring an intimate conversation with innovators on what drives them and how they meet challenges. We are proud to launch The BEAT series with Bob

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Everything I Need to Know I Learned at Summer Camp

August 17, 2016 In Corporate, Executive Leave a comment

As summer winds down and my kids come home from camp, I am reminded about how much I learned during those eight weeks away that I still keep with me

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