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Reputation Communication Tools: The Telephone

We are living in an age of nearly limitless outlets for communications. Just in the past few years, social media has risen to become one of our primary means of communicating (particularly in the public relations world), and it has … Continue reading

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Bank of America calls Wikileaks out Before the Bomb Blast

Info-terrorist and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange appears to be enjoying special status these days as one of the most hunted men in the world after this week unleashing more than 250,000 classified U.S. embassy cables into cyberspace and making many … Continue reading

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The Cheating Miner

Like everyone else, I watched with rapt attention as the Chilean miners were rescued last week. However, far more interesting to me than the ongoing reports about their ordeal, is how the public image of these individuals has changed since … Continue reading

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Media Hot Pot and Idea Pot Luck

I am currently reading the Invisible Gorilla, an experiment turned into a book on selective attention span that shows just how much information we filter out everyday without even realizing. For example, I recently moved to a new apartment and … Continue reading

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Are We Turning Flight Attendants into the Postal Workers of the 21st Century?

Is it just me or are the friendly skies becoming decreasingly friendly as the years roll on? Now, we all know that the events of 9/11 forever raised stress levels for all parties in-flight. But doesn’t it seem as though … Continue reading

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It’s Morning in America, the Land of Politics and Campaigning

So, we are in the worst economic climate since the Great Depression, right? The jobless rate is perhaps twice as high as what is generally reported because so many unemployed have simply stopped looking for work and can no longer … Continue reading

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Selling Our National Fabric for $1

As I read the news today about the acquisition of Newsweek magazine by stereo equipment magnate Sidney Harman, I could hear the voice of every former reporter I know predicting the downfall of so-called “traditional media” outlets. Throughout the past … Continue reading

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