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CDC Gets Communications, Big-Time

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I spent yesterday at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta (disclosure: I serve on the board of the CDC Foundation). What becomes clear is the priority now placed by the US government on communications in a crisis, with the goal of avoiding another New Orleans debacle. I walked through the Tom Harkin (senator from […]

Germany’s Future Depends in Part on PR

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I have spent the entire week in Germany (with the exception of a day in Amsterdam), spending time at major German companies such as Allianz, Burda Schering, and VW. As always, I come away impressed by the glamour of Munich, the efficiency of Frankfurt, the gritty edgy feeling of Berlin and the lovely orderly life […]

Gilmor Gang Podcast

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A Gilmor Gang Podcast about syndication that I participated in last week with Michael Arrington, Amanda Congdon, Jeff Jarvis and Doc Searls has now been posted.Technorati Tags:Podcast, Syndication, Media

Gum the Keyboard, Stop The Presses, PR Man is Movie Hero

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This has to be a Hollywood first. In an utterly forgettable movie, Fun with Dick and Jane, comic Jim Carrey is cast as Dick Harper, Vice President of Communications for Globodyne Corporation. The company is an agglomeration of 90s fraud machines Enron, Tyco, and HealthSouth, headed by villain CEO Jack McAllister, played by Alec Baldwin, […]

MSM Getting On the Stick

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I have had long conversations with reporters and editors from the Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal in the past week. Here are some important facts for PR people to keep in mind about the evolution of Mainstream Media in the digital age: * MSM on-line is now acting as aggregators, such as […]

MarketingMonger Podcast

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Note: The URLs in this post are no longer active. I was recently interviewed on the MarketingMonger podcast, which is hosted by Eric Mattson. You can download it here.

Disgrace at Duke; What Took So Long Anyway?

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Disgrace at Duke; What Took So Long Anyway? President Richard Brodhead of Duke University took strong action on Wednesday, April 5 to reclaim the moral high ground after his school has been battered by a burgeoning scandal, with three Duke Lacrosse players accused of raping a dancer from a predominately African-American college at a party […]

Is there a Conflict within Workaholic Behavior?

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I am sure that all of you have noticed the upsurge in articles on the longer work days now being embraced or tolerated by employees around the world (except in France, but that is for another blog). Trains leaving New York suburbs for the City at 5 am are now quite full. Electrical usage, which […]

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