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Coffee prices set to rise

Coffee prices set to rise

If you get your coffee at the store rather than through the drive-thru, the price of a cup may have just gone up. Smucker, the company which owns popular brands such as Folgers, Café Bustelo and owns the rights to sell Dunkin’ Donuts branded coffee in grocery stores recently announced plans to raise prices across […]

Media Training Matters

Media Training Matters

A business owner or manager may wonder if it’s necessary to understand how the media functions and whether it will somehow interact with their business’s activities. Media training is meant to help anyone in the company who might encounter the media, like the CEO, founders, board of directors, or public relations staff. The website themuse.com […]

Breaking Records and Marketing Sports

Breaking Records and Marketing Sports

Everybody loves a hero’s journey and, in effect, that’s what breaking records in sports represents, no matter what the record is. It might be attendance records for home games during a season; it might be what the Warriors recently experienced with them winning 25 road games over two seasons before losing hitting their fifth loss […]

Public Relations News From Edelman, Interpublic, FleishmanHillard & Nat’l Assoc. of Broadcasters

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Edelman’s Growth in 2016 Only 1.7% Edelman just released their financial information from 2016. They reported $875 million in revenue, but that was only 1.7% growth at the world’s largest PR firm from 2015 on like-for-like. Richard Edelman, CEO, said: “It’s a pause,” and blamed economic uncertainty as well as digital change and healthcare issues. […]

Black Listed: The Daily Mail banned from Wikipedia

Black Listed The Daily Mail banned from Wikipedia

When people want a go-to example of an unreliable source, Wikipedia is near the top of the list. It’s ironic since a lot of what’s on Wikipedia is heavily annotated and well researched. Also, incorrect information can be challenged and changed when better information is available. Sure, it’s not usable for academic research, but it should […]

PR News From Cone Communications, FleishmanHillard, Timberland, and Feintuch Communications

Cone Communications Now Under Porter Novelli

Cone Communications Now Under Porter Novelli Both Cone Communications and Porter Novelli are Omnicom Group entities, but Omnicom just moved Cone, so they will report through PN. The brands will remain separate and distinct, and leadership remains the same with the exception that Cone’s CEO, Bill Fleishman, now reports to PN’s chief executive, Brad MacAfee. […]

Clergy abuse victim advocate steps aside

Clergy abuse victim advocate steps aside

The allegations rocked the very foundations of one of the world’s largest religions. Catholic clergy were being accused of vile crimes against the children they had been called and commissioned to serve. Not in isolated incidents, but in numbers that filled headlines in nearly every paper in the free world.