Monthly Archives: April 2005

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If The Media Can Do It, So Can PR

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Jon Klein, the new president of CNN-US division, gave an important speech last week at the National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas. The title of his address was “Trust, the Killer App.” He notes with pride that CNN is ranked as the most trusted source of news on television by the Pew Report on […]

It’s The End of the World As They Knew It

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Three important news stories this week indicate a move to a more open society forced by wired, intelligent consumers despite a stubborn unwillingness of major institutions to recognize this profound change. Columbia University’s exclusive release of a special committee’s report on alleged mistreatment of Jewish students by Palestinian professors, GM’s decision to pull all advertising […]

Over the Wall

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In the past week, I have attended five panels on blogs, new media and 21st century media relations. The first was organized by Reuters, the second by the 21 Club and the other three by the Arthur W. Page Society. The panelists included: David Weinberger, a fellow at the Berkman Center at Harvard Law School; […]

Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?

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When I opened the Financial Times last Tuesday morning, I saw the beaming face of Max Clifford, bad-boy PR guru of the UK with the latest story on the public relations field. The title of the article says it all, “Media circus’s many-sided ringmaster: Max Clifford, the UK’s foremost purveyor of scandal.” The story continues […]

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