$1 Million Gift to MU to Support Community Journalism


Gift will support conferences, research on helping small, local newspapers COLUMBIA, Mo. – Walter B. Potter Jr., a resident of Falls Church, Va., has committed $1 million to the University of Missouri School of Journalism to supplement the Walter B. Potter Fund for Innovation in Local Journalism, established in 2010. The endowment supports teaching and […]

Open on Thanksgiving? Profit versus PR

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 “Should” you be open on Thanksgiving? There are many different thoughts on this great holiday debate. Two years ago the first retail businesses began encroaching on the national Thanksgiving holiday. Coming at the end of the Great Recession, the general public cringed, but then sort of shrugged. They understood the appeal. And for many, the […]

Charles Rutenberg Names Stefani Markowitz President


One of Manhattan’s Largest Residential Real Estate Firms Appoints Youngest President in New York City Real Estate History Charles Rutenberg, one of New York City’s largest residential real estate brokerages announced the appointment of Stefani Markowitz as President of the firm, which boasts over 500 licensed real estate brokers throughout New York City. Markowitz, 27 years old, will lead […]

Charley Levine, Legendary Public Relations Pro, Passes Away


Rapper Shyne Says Charlie Levine Was Like A Father Legendary Israeli-American Public Relations pro, Charley Levine died on Sunday in Jerusalem, Israel at the age of 62.  Levine is survived by his wife, Shelly, a successful real estate broker, and three children.  May his family be comforted amongst the mourners of Zion. Levine represented corporations, […]

mHealth Israel Conference 2014 – Eric Vainer, Gil Lederman and More


  The second annual mHealth Israel conference will be held in the State of Israel, at Tel Aviv University on December 15, 2014.A series of events related to digital health, including a startup contest, innovation workshop for entrepreneurs, and other initiatives, will be held. “Israel is a place where companies innovate, win and build,” noted Dr. […]

Letting Your Career go to Pot


In the recent election, two more states and Washington D.C. legalized recreational marijuana. But it may still not be the right time to light up the pipe. Many once promising careers have been torpedoed by bad assumptions. In many cases, these assumptions boiled down to one single dumb idea: that, because something was “okay” on […]

Data Science education on the rise Says Zeta Interactive


A recent Wall Street Journal article reported that specialized single-year master’s programs in data-driven business analytic’s are all the rage. No fewer than five top graduate business programs have released stand-alone programs in the past couple of years. These programs signal a shift in focus for post-graduate business schooling. Students are no longer gravitating toward […]

In Defense of Fox News’ Dr. Keith Ablow & the Hypocrisy of the Left


Obama Campaign Uses Shrinks, So Can Fox News       An Associated Press story attacks Dr. Keith Ablow for his on-going hyperbolic commentary on Fox News surrounding the presidency of President Barack Obama. The syndicated story attacks Dr. Ablow for speaking ill of the President – including citing the fact that he has not interviewed the Commander […]

Statement from Dr. Keith Ablow in Response to Biased National Wire Stories


The following statement is from Dr. Keith Ablow, television commentator and best-selling author in response to biased national wire stories: “As a psychiatrist, news commentator, and medical professional, my analysis is accurate. I stand by what I have said. Psychiatrists are uniquely situated to comment on political figures, and the interface of politics and psychology […]