Monthly Archives: September 2011

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Global Agency of the Year

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Last night in SIntra, Portugal, the Holmes Report named Edelman its first Global Agency of the Year. On behalf of my 4,000 colleagues around the world, I want to express my deep appreciation to our clients, whose trust in the firm allows us to innovate and operate with confidence every day. Here is the story […]

24 Hours in NYC

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New York City in mid-September is a swirl of events superimposed upon a city already straining its infrastructure in normal times. In the past 24 hours, I have attended a dinner at the Plaza Hotel for the Atlantic Council which honored Christine Lagarde, who now leads the International Monetary Fund; a discussion on the Middle […]

Curiosity & PR’s Impact on Society

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Earlier this year I sat down with Richard Sergey, Chief Curator for Discovery Channel’s The Curiosity Project, to discuss the role PR plays in business and society. Sergey, a veteran of ABC News and a specialist in the technology sector, interviewed 250 “founding experts” as part of I am not asking why I am […]

Visualizing Information

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PR pros have always used compelling visuals to help journalists convey information, and the media have used info graphics for decades, going back to USA Today in 1981. With the advent of direct-to-end-user communication and the propensity of people online to link to compelling content (especially visual content), we need to make greater use of […]

Rush to Judgment

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I attended the 9-11 Memorial Foundation Dinner last night in Lower Manhattan. The 10th anniversary event was packed with politicians, businesspeople and community activists. Companies such as Cantor Fitzgerald, Keefe Bruyette and Fred Alger, that lost employees in the terror attack, have donated to the Memorial which opens on Sunday. I spent a few minutes […]


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I went to a small community theater last night in New York City to see Shakespeare’s Cymbeline. The king, Cymbeline, is infuriated by his daughter, Imogen, who marries an impoverished but ingenious orphan instead of the oafish prince. The king and his daughter are eventually reconciled after the usual cross-dressing and feigned death by potion […]

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