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Memorial Day Weekend and Grilling

The unofficial start of grilling season kicks off Memorial Day weekend and runs through summer. In reality, many of us grill year round. But this gives the Goldman Blog an opportunity to make note of a grilling story courtesy of …

7 Demographic Trends Having Major Impact

There are seven demographic trends cited by Pew Research Center that are having a major impact on the United States and the world in 2018. Some of these have been the focus of past Goldman blog posts. When they are …

Public Relations Tactic Becomes Icon

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 …

‘Cosmopolitan’ Axed From Walmart Checkout

NPR in the first paragraph of their story explains the situation. “The nation’s largest retailer has bounced Cosmopolitan from the coveted checkout aisle following a years-long campaign targeting the women’s magazine for its ‘hyper-sexualized’ covers and content”. That campaign has …

All You Need to Know About Hashtags

If someone out there doesn’t understand hashtags, or wants to know more about them, we came across this Digital Trends article which provides an easy to understand primer. This relatively short overview explains everything from how the hashtag was started …

Google and Facebook Changes Showing Impact

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

What “Fake News” Laws Might Look Like

Some of the social media giants, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, recently appeared before Congress to answer questions about fake news. As legislators debate whether to begin regulating fake news, the Goldman blog looks at what laws European countries have …

News Quiz Results Are in

Last week the Goldman blog identified a news quiz from Pew Research Center. We had no trouble scoring ten out of ten when we took it. Pew Research Center also surveyed Americans to see how the population as a …

The New Google News Not As Robust

Google News has often been a source for interesting articles to accompany Goldman blog posts. After the new format change, one of Google News’ best features is now missing. It used to be possible to do a deep dive news …