Don’t Be Tone Deaf
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BY Terri Cornelius

May 2, 2019

Public Relations

Chase Bank is under fire this week for this ill-considered, now deleted tweet.Critics pounced immediately calling out Chase for being tone deaf with a judgmental, caustic post about what the multi-billion dollar company apparently considers unnecessary luxuries. Another example of a tone turn-off happened earlier this month on a crowdsourcing platform. Soon-to-be dad, Jim, anticipated […]

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BY Terri Cornelius

May 2, 2019

Public Relations

2019 Trending
What’s Trending in 2019 Public Relations & Communications
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BY Kristin Monroe

January 10, 2019

Public Relations

I rang in the new year with one part champagne, one part reflection – a concoction that delivers a renewed sense of purpose and priority to guide the year ahead both personally and professionally. Instead of boring you with my updated morning routine, here’s where I see the field of PR and communications trending towards […]

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BY Kristin Monroe

January 10, 2019

Public Relations

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

November 29, 2018

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 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

Connect with Your Audience
To Connect With Your Audience—Be Yourself

BY Michael Golden

October 9, 2018

Public Relations

It was 2004, and the former Vice President, Al Gore, had flown into St. Joseph, Missouri to rally the troops on behalf of the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, John Kerry. At the time, I was Kerry’s Communications Director in the Show Me State and had prepared a speech for him. While I had never met […]

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BY Michael Golden

October 9, 2018

Public Relations

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