Public Transportation
How to Keep the Train Moving in the Ride-Sharing Era
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BY Elisabeth Woodard

December 13, 2018

Public Affairs Marketing

For decades, public transportation has helped America’s largest metropolitan areas thrive by helping millions of commuters get to and from work, home and play. Public transit options encourage economic development in surrounding areas by providing jobs, reducing road congestion, travel times, air pollution and oil consumption. But ride-sharing is cutting into public transit ridership nationwide, […]

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BY Elisabeth Woodard

December 13, 2018

Public Affairs Marketing

Podcast
Podcast 101
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BY Anne Marie Purdy

December 6, 2018

Creative Digital Marketing

The concept of podcasts arose in 2004 at the intersection of the iPod and broadcasting as a new way to reach audiences. At the same time, technology was changing how people consumed media online by updating and pushing online content, rather than requiring the user to search for content (think the ever-updating Twitter feed). This […]

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BY Anne Marie Purdy

December 6, 2018

Creative Digital Marketing

Say What You Think
Say What You Think and See What Happens
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BY Gretchen Wahl

November 29, 2018

Public Affairs Public Relations

The late poet, short story writer and feminist peace activist Grace Paley is a heroine of mine. She protested against nuclear proliferation from the 1950s until her death in 2007, and her activism ranged to include protests against the Vietnam War, human rights violations worldwide, and U.S. military intervention in Central America. I saw her […]

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BY Gretchen Wahl

November 29, 2018

Public Affairs Public Relations

The Orphan on Michigan Avenue
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BY Bill Utter

November 19, 2018

Public Relations

There’s an orphan hiding in plain sight on Michigan Avenue, 875 North Michigan to be exact. Abandoned by its parent, The John Hancock Insurance Company, the building that has no name stands proudly as an important part of Chicago’s skyline and history. There could be a new parent, as new owners find a new partner […]

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BY Bill Utter

November 19, 2018

Public Relations

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“Early Returns” from Election Day 2018 in Chicagoland

BY Tanner Edwards

November 9, 2018

Grisko Culture Public Affairs

On Election Day 2018, I headed to the Chicago exurbs to take part in a congressional get-out-the-vote (GOTV) effort. I’ve posted before about my previous work as a political field organizer, and in the final stretch of Campaign 2018, I was eager to dust off my clipboard and connect with voters. What began with a […]

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BY Tanner Edwards

November 9, 2018

Grisko Culture Public Affairs

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