Monthly Archives: January 2010

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Edelman Trust Barometer 2010 – A New Mandate for Business

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I have just arrived in Davos, ready to present the findings of our tenth annual Edelman Trust Barometer at a breakfast panel co-hosted by the Financial Times tomorrow morning. Here are a few of the important conclusions from this year’s 22-country study of opinion formers, who are “media attentive,” have more than $75,000 annual income […]

Breaking Media — The Vertical Play

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I had lunch with my old friend, Jonah Bloom, until recently the editor of Advertising Age and now the CEO of Breaking Media, a collection of vertical professional sites launched over the past four years. Jonah helped expand Advertising Age’s– a must-read for us– focus on the broader communications industry, and report the most compelling […]

Without Boundaries

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I went to a luncheon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City yesterday in honor of the late Eunice Johnson, who died last week at age 93. Eunice and her husband John were co-founders of Johnson Publishing Company, which owns Ebony (1.2 million circulation) and Jet (900,000 circulation) magazines, trailblazers in Black […]

Losing the News

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Alex Jones, who runs the Shorenstein Center on Press, Politics and Public Policy at the JFK School of Government at Harvard, has written a book called, Losing the News. In it he chronicles the shrinking of the “iron core” of authority news. He contends that 85% of authoritative content is published in newspapers, while local […]

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