The reviews of the first press conference by President Obama’s Press Secretary Robert Gibbs were generally favorable. After all who wants to blast the person who will feed you every day for possibly the next four years. Read more
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An online message only 140 characters long can create a world of trouble. That’s what Ketchum PR’s VP and Director of its Interactive Services Division James Andrews found out while in Memphis last week after he typed the following message onto social media website Twitter:
‘True confession but I’m in one of those towns where I scratch my head and say, ‘I would die if I had to live here.’ “
That he was on his way to meet with Ketchum client FedEx which is headquartered in Memphis seems to have been the catalyst for what followed. Read more
Talk about staying on message…
I had the privilege of joining 2 million other Americans on the National Mall yesterday to watch the swearing in of Barack Obama as our 44th President. Read more
We’re 9 days away from the Inauguration of Barack Obama. Whether (weather) or not you brave the chilly January day to show up in DC at the live event, the swearing in ceremony and the speech will have global coverage. Read more
< ?xml:namespace prefix = o /> Happy New Year. I’m not a big fan of New Year resolutions, but the turning of the page last night on the calendar did make me think about a few ideas.
Happy New Year. I’m not a big fan of New Year resolutions, but the turning of the page last night on the calendar did make me think about a few ideas.Read more
I guess if you haven’t heard by now from your mutual funds, 401K or pension plans if your money was invested with Bernie Madoff, you’re either in the clear or the fund communications department still has its head in the sand. Read more
Under fire from many quarters since President-elect Obama selected him to deliver the Inaugural Day sermon, the noted Evangelical Rev. Rick Warren has just removed anti-gay language from his Saddleback Church website. Read more
The November issue of Update, the publication of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), features an article titled, “Corporate Transparency in the Internet Age.”
Lynn Casey, CEO of communications firm Padilla Spear Beardsley, writes: “Performance first. Read more
The travails of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler before Congress in Washington last week present painful lessons for anyone with a critical presentation.
How often do we get a chance for a “do-over” or make good on a critical business plan or presentation? Read more