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A bridge too far

A Bridge Too Far

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The publicists for movies have long defined the outer edge of our profession, with outrageous stunts and feigned romances among stars. But a campaign for the film “A Cure for Wellness” has gone over the edge of decency and intelligence to irresponsibility.

Middle Market

The Mighty Middle Market

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The ownership profile of the middle-market firm in Chicago differs from the rest of the country, with more family business and fewer publicly held or owned by private equity.

More 6 A.M. Posts

Marketing 3.0 and the Mischaracterization of PR

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Professor Philip Kotler of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern Business School, one of the foremost authorities on marketing, has written a new book, Marketing 3.0 with two associates, Iwan Setiawan and Hermawan Kartajaya. The authors argue that marketing has moved into a new era, beyond the product centric era of Marketing 1.0 and […]

Report from Texas

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I have just returned from two days in Houston and Dallas. I had meetings with former Houston Mayor and college classmate Bill White, David Leebron, president of Rice University, Jim Oberwetter, president of the Dallas Chamber of Commerce and David Daniel, president of the University of Texas at Dallas. Here are a few observations on […]

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

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In the last three weeks, I have visited nine cities to present the results of our 2011 Edelman Trust Barometer. Unlike John Candy, I do not play the “air sax.” I have a very set routine, early morning exercise, breakfast meeting with management, mid-morning briefing with staff, luncheon to brief clients on Trust, a few […]

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

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In the last three weeks, I have visited nine cities to present the results of our 2011 Edelman Trust Barometer. Unlike John Candy, I do not play the “air sax.” I have a very set routine, early morning exercise, breakfast meeting with management, mid-morning briefing with staff, luncheon to brief clients on Trust, a few […]

Treatment is Prevention

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I visited Vancouver as part of my annual Trust Barometer journey around the world of Edelman. While in the city, Patti Schom Moffat, our general manager, took me to meet an extraordinary man, Dr. Julio Montaner, (disclosure: client) whose pioneering work in HIV/AIDS is now causing medical authorities to reconsider their assumptions about the best […]

A More Optimistic Davos

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I have come down from the mountains for the twelfth time, with my head still aching not from excessive partying but from information overload at the World Economic Forum. Imagine being invited to an all you can eat buffet, with the most delectable foods laid before you, but with an unrealistic ten minute time limit […]

Trust Transformed: Results of the 2011 Edelman Trust Barometer

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Tomorrow morning, I will be on stage at the Belvedere Hotel in Davos, releasing the results of our latest 23-country Edelman Trust Barometer study. The lead of the story must be that trust is transformed. In the wake of the financial market meltdown at the end of 2008, we have gone through a series of […]

Ad Age Puts Edelman on this Year’s Agency A-List

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I’m very proud that Edelman is #7 on Ad Age’s Agency A-List. A special thanks to our clients for their trust and opportunity to help advance their brands and businesses, and to our employees for their creativity and innovation. Here’s a 3-minute Ad Age video where I discuss the opportunity for PR, as well as […]

Ad Age Puts Edelman on this Year's Agency A-List

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I’m very proud that Edelman is #7 on Ad Age’s Agency A-List. A special thanks to our clients for their trust and opportunity to help advance their brands and businesses, and to our employees for their creativity and innovation. Here’s a 3-minute Ad Age video where I discuss the opportunity for PR, as well as […]

The Way Forward for Media

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I have had meetings with three senior journalists this week: Lewis DVorkin, chief product officer of Forbes; Gordon Crovitz, former publisher of The Wall Street Journal and co-founder of Press+; and Bill Grueskin, former head of WSJ.com, former editor of The Miami Herald and now associate dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. […]

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