Monthly Archives: July 2010

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On Monday, Edelman’s US operations moved onto a new Global Financial System (GFS). Four thousand separate transactions were recorded, from time sheets to expenses. Bills are scheduled to go out early next week to clients. A pretty boring blog post is in store, you might think. Well think again. In 1998, in my second year […]


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Did you know that the average person is lied to 25-200 times per day? One study discovered that lies were detected in 37% of phone calls, 27% of face to face meetings, 21 percent of IM chats and 14% of emails. Liespotting, (on store shelves today) a book by Pam Meyer (disclosure: a friend) gives […]

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

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I am off to Atlanta on Friday to sit with the board of the PR Society of America. On the docket is the proposal tabled by Art Stevens and Bill Doescher, both former PRSA leaders, to eliminate the APR accreditation as a requirement for national office. I was asked to sign the petition early this […]

Media Strikes Back

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At Edelman’s fourth Annual New Media Academic Summit, we convened a superb group of senior media executives who offered insights into the future of the sector. They included Raju Narisetti, managing editor of the Washington Post; Greg Coleman, president of Huffington Post; Gerard Baker, deputy editor in chief of the Wall Street Journal; Jonah Bloom, […]

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