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Americans Okay with COVID-19 News Coverage

NewsjpgThe last few years the news media has been criticized as being biased or producing fake news. However, it appears Americans are finding coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic more to their liking and evenhanded. That is what a recent survey …

COVID-19 Crisis Communications Needs Grow

Covid-19 virus (2)Since before our February 25 post, Goldman & Associates has been working with a number of companies to address the growing crisis associated with the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Preparing both internal and external communications and helping companies think through crisis …

Coronavirus and Crisis Communications

Covid-19 virusBusinesses and communities may soon be faced with unprecedented challenges associated with the coronavirus COVID-19 should the disease start to become entrenched in the United States. We have seen how difficult it has been managing communications associated with the disease …

Social Media Content and Job Hiring

pexels-cell photo-607812 (4)If you’re looking to land that job you’ve been wanting, the first step before applying is to review your social media content. What you post and how it can be interpreted by a prospective employer matters in the job selection …

Does Faith in Technology Have a Downside?

Google MapsWe’ve seen how faith in our government institutions and in the news media have been tested lately. Our faith in technology might soon be tested as well. A story in the Seattle Times that originated in the Washington Post takes …

Has The Age of Social Media Peaked?

SelfieHarvard Business Review is even more harsh about this changing behavior, titling its story “The Era of Antisocial Social Media”. The article explains that a number of research companies performing recent studies have been finding that, among young people, …

Valentine’s Day Candy Goes Wordless

sweethearts-peg-bags (2)Public relations crisis or public relations opportunity? Sweethearts, the heart-shaped candy known for it’s traditional Valentine’s Day phrases, has gone wordless this season. Spangler Candy Co., which bought the 118 year old NECCO brand a few years ago, had a …

Working Remotely Grows Employee Engagement

BloggerSpending less time in the office actually increases employee engagement according to Gallup research. Working remotely is on the rise all over the country and in a variety of industries. Apparently, it is good for business and for workers. “Job …

Livestream Gaming is Hot and Growing

Game on (2)Content is king. That holds true for livestream gaming as much as for the streaming wars taking place among Netflix, Amazon Prime, Apple +, CBS All Access and more for movies and serial programs. Though less well known, livestream gaming …

10 Tech Mega-trends for This Decade

securityWe recently looked at tech trends that shaped the last decade. What are the mega-trends in tech that will shape this new one? To a great extent they are already here, but not at the level they will be in …