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What Is Happening to the Reliable Op-Ed?

The jewel in the crown of public relations professionals everywhere has long been the op-ed. It’s an effective tool for laying out broad visions, establishing thought-leadership and impacting public policy. But over the past several years, the op-ed ecosystem has changed in ways that is bedeviling many would-be authors and the PR professionals who help […]

Posted on March 17, 2017

After the Earthquake: Trump, Politics and Tech Policy

When Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States, our nation experienced a seismic shift that exposes growing ambivalence about the power of technology to create economic opportunities in all corners of the country. Now in the aftermath, we examine what this historic election means for the tech industry going forward. […]

Posted on November 11, 2016

Why Mission Matters

At a recent family gathering in Michigan my extended family discussed the many economic, social and political changes that are roiling our landscape. Like many families, ours feels buffeted by events that can seem beyond our control, and many are struggling to navigate these choppy waters. One family member summed it up nicely, when she […]

Posted on July 28, 2016

Making Your Own Personal Climate Change Agreement on Earth Day?

Earth Day comes every year with a renewed promise by many to be gentler on our environment, recycle more, find ways to reduce their carbon footprint, plant trees and other good deeds. And one could assume—in similar fashion to New Year’s resolutions to go to the gym more—that a month or two later, those commitments […]

Posted on April 22, 2016

Apple vs. FBI

As the FBI signals it may try to avert a court showdown with Apple over whether the tech company should be required to help unlock the iPhone of a shooter who killed 14 people in the San Bernardino attack, a new survey indicates that Apple is winning the fierce public battle. According to a Vrge […]

Posted on March 22, 2016

This is Not The Way to Treat a Reporter

Political journalists want to make headlines with the answers they get from Presidential candidates, not with the questions. But it shouldn’t surprise anyone that in the 2016 campaign, where up is down and black is white, we are hearing as much about the reporter’s queries as we are about the candidate’s responses. The media’s conduct […]

Posted on January 4, 2016
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