Monthly Archives: June 2008

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The Old Lions Roar

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PRWeek organized a luncheon yesterday in Chicago for the founding fathers of the PR industry, including my father, Dan Edelman, Harold Burson, David Finn and Al Golin. All of these octogenarians (Golin is on the door step at 78) are still active in their firms and passionate about the PR business. Here are some of […]

A Walk Into History

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“They found my grandmother’s grave stone in the Huangpu River. It had been in one of the four Jewish cemeteries in Shanghai.” So began the afternoon tour of Jewish Shanghai with Lily Klebanoff Blake, born in China during World War II, who joined our Edelman’s Global Leadership to talk about her city before its huge […]

State of the Chinese Blogosphere

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I am at Edelman’s annual leadership meeting in Shanghai. We just heard from a group of Chinese bloggers, including Raymond Zhou, Isaac Mao, Steven Lin, Tangos Chan, Sam Flemming and Adam Schokora – disclosure; Mr Schokora works for Edelman China. Here are some of the most salient points: 1) Social media in China has two […]

A Social Entrepreneur

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With Barack Obama’s hard-fought victory in a historic Democratic nominating process, the inevitable scramble for the Clinton voting bloc ensued. Both candidates, McCain and Obama, rightly reflected on Senator Hillary Clinton’s determined push for the Presidency. McCain said that as a father of three daughters, he was thrilled to have such a visible role model […]

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