COVID or Covid, which is the proper written form of the word? It depends on where you live according to the Oxford English Dictionary. CNN looks into pandemic word usage and changes. The most interesting part of this story are …
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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 …
It’s always a challenge to predict the future of anything, much less the changing nature of social media. However, CNN has taken a stab at it by looking at the changes of the last decade, then using those to make …
The English language doesn’t have a gender neutral, personal pronoun, so the word they is often used to convey gender neutrality when speaking or writing about someone who doesn’t claim a binary gender. Merriam-Webster Dictionary has done a data search …
What a mess. Papa John’s founder and former chairman of the board, John Schnatter, is trying to regain his chairmanship after resigning last month. Schnatter has been controversial. Last year he got into trouble over his comments about NFL protests …
Fire season is in full swing in Northern California as seen in this CNN report. Summer last year was quite a challenging time for the senior living industry and other businesses as hurricanes and wild fires blew through the …
The Goldman blog has written several times about the “Fearless Girl” statue. You can read earlier posts here and here. This statue, designed for State Street Global Advisors, was initially created as a public relations tactic to garner publicity …
A public relations ploy for State Street turned into an icon for New York City. “Fearless Girl” is the statue of a small girl facing down the “Ragging Bull” statue of Wall Street. Almost a year ago it appeared overnight …
In the wake of fake media placements and for better advertising results, Google and Facebook have started changing the way they post news stories. When these changes were announced, media companies expressed concern that it would impact their revenues. The …
There are a series of stories in news media such as The Verge and CNN today about a group that is trying to sabotage the reviews of Disney movies. They claim successfully negatively impacting reviews of “The Last Jedi” and …