Folk singer Bob Dylan defined an era, more than just a rock star with his finger on the pulse of the times; he was the voice of a disaffected, angry generation, both a unifying figure and the originator of an anthem that would create a movement. Now, decades after his contributions to the world, […]
Agency Promotions at PadillaCRT Twice a year PadillaCRT (PCRT) looks at their existing staff and offers promotions to those who shine in PCRT and any sister agencies. This time, they are promoting 16 employees of PCRT and FoodMinds, one of their divisions.
Cities Alliance is the global partnership for poverty reduction and promoting the role of cities in sustainable development. Partnerships are critical to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Cities Alliance brings together organisations with different perspectives and expertise on city issues around common goals: well run, productive cities that provide opportunities for all […]
Online retailer Amazon plans to eventually deliver packages by drone, but they are starting at the other end of the spectrum this year with 40 Boeing 767s. Each Boeing, bearing the Amazon Prime Air logo, is intended to firm up the company’s logistics and minimize revenue lost when customers purchase items from Amazon only to have […]
Remember last month when the recall of an exploding phone made Samsung the laughingstock of the mobile world? Well, that worm seems to have turned. First, some are reporting that the Galaxy’s top opponent in the marketplace, the iPhone, also has some overheating issues. But, more importantly, Samsung’s proper handling of the recall crisis created a […]
Many people are just plain terrified of big data, much as many were of personal computers back in the 1980s. It’s new, it’s different, and it seems incomprehensible. But we’ve progressed as a society, and now we walk around with personal computers connected to the internet, our phones and notepads, and we think nothing of […]
Lippe Taylor Adds Several New Execs Lippe Taylor (LP), founded by Maureen Lippe more than 20 years ago, is known for innovative PR and ad campaigns for health, fashion, lifestyle, and beauty sector clients. Lippe is a former editor for both Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar magazines. LP is transitioning more to a creative next-gen communications […]
5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian takes a look at the rise and fall of Ken Bone. These days, the Internet can give you your 15 minutes of fame only to set you up to fall further and faster than you ever thought possible. It’s the world we live in, and it’s the world sweater-loving undecided voter […]
In the 1980s, the cola wars raged across every aspect of media. From magazine and TV ads to Billboards, sports star endorsements to product placement in everything from middle schools to motion pictures, you had to choose one or the other. There was no middle ground.