Managing a brand in the era of fake news

Managing a brand in the era of fake news

  The rise in fake news is certainly not a new American phenomenon.    Abraham Lincoln was nearly undone by it and Benjamin Franklin used it to help further the case for independence from Britain. Propaganda has been as much a part of American history...

Six Considerations for Communicating Globally

There was a time when being able to claim that your city offered an international airport was a big deal. The ability to accommodate international flights, with customs and immigration facilities, bestowed a cache of cosmopolitan worldliness on the community. With...

Ashton Kutcher: Arbiter of Honesty. Really?

Ashton Kutcher’s “honesty video” had a compelling point that reminds me of a debate between Rich Donley and I.The line goes:“There is no gatekeeper. We are our own editors. We are our own publishers. We are our own printers.  And thereby...

The Most Powerful Word in Public Relations and Journalism

Ethics:The rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.This small six-letter word packs a whole lot of meaning behind it, particularly in the PR and journalism world.  These professions both...