You woke up this morning, turned on the tube to catch the news, and it happened. The remote switched on, seeing that evil Vladimir Putin again, something else inside you switched too. “Can I really believe any of this?” Here’s some reasons why, you just can’t.
Edelman hosted its sixth Academic Summit last week at DePaul University in Chicago. We had over 80 professors of communications, marketing and public relations for a three day event. Many of our clients, including HP, GE, Starbucks, SC Johnson, Samsung, Darden, Gap, CVS Caremark, DMI, ConAgra and Mars, spoke to the academics.
Recently, it was announced that CBS TV would not be renewing the Arsenio Hall Show. The announcement came not long after the show had been reportedly renewed for a second season. PR Executive 5WPR CEO says this sort of whipsaw news is tough to handle, but common in the entertainment business. Not nearly as common, though, is the sort of grace with which Hall made his exit.
At this point in world history Americans are simply going to have to come to terms with the fact presidents are puppets controlled by the wrong puppeteer. There’s no more clear indication of this than the situation of ISIS in Syria and Iraq. A failing economy emblazoned by President Clinton, a war for profit begun by George Bush the junior, and an oh so Un-Nobel worthy Barrack Obama have all but ruined America.
Days after the Euromaidan protests brought about a regime change in Ukraine, the newly formed government decreed “Russian” an invalid language. Days. Now vested interests in the United States, operating through their congressional intermediaries, elected officials, are attempting to brand Russians forever as aggressors. A bill before the Senate could change history, if you let it.
Fundamental divisions between the people of nations, religions, and ideologies seem to be surfacing more frequently these days. Now protestants in America, having long since been in adamant support of the state of Israel, trend to side with Palestinians over their plight. Some would say, the travesty of human dignity’s decline in the Middle East is turning point in Israel’s relations with others.
Since before the Sochi Olympics a media war targeting Russia here President Vladimir Putin has raged in the western mainstream press. Fighting back at first with positive moves and the reality of the Olympic movement at Sochi 2014, Russian media simply told the other side of the story. An open letter to the Russian people reveals the tens of thousands of supporters Russia has, and unpaid supporters too.
A question from a reader prompted me to wonder whether or not media gossip outlet Gawker is using sites that they control (like Kinja example John Cook) to aggregate backlinks and improve their organic search rankings? With hundreds of Kinja domains in the pie, some say massive back-linking to Gawker articles presents conflicts Google’s “rules” on linking and content.