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I’ve just finished reading Chrystia Freeland’s new book, Plutocrats, which comes out on October 15. She ascribes the rise of the new global super-elite to the twin gilded ages of rapid development in the BRIC nations, plus the technology revolution.

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Diversity: The Continuing Challenge

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I met yesterday with Dr. Lorraine Branham, Dean of the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. We discussed the successful internship program that we initiated at Edelman this summer with seven Newhouse students—the Edelman Newhouse Diversity Interns.

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Method to the Madness

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Edelman made two big moves this week. We hired Michael Berland to run our new global research business, Edelman Berland. We also launched our new corporate web site,, which aims to be a media brand hybrid. These seemingly disconnected decisions are actually linked to our deep conviction that the next phase for our company will see us aim to be the preferred choice (as a PR firm) among communications options.


The 2012 London Olympics

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I have just returned from the Olympic Games in London. It was the fulfillment of a lifelong ambition. Prior to this, I had only been to the opening ceremony of the 1984 games in Los Angeles for client Fuji Film. This time around, I made it to events including volleyball and tennis. Here are a few of my observations from the trip.

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