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Woo Hoo for the Zoo!

By: Arment Dietrich | January 23, 2008 | 
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Blog written by Sydney Ayers, APR Congratulations to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums!  Long maligned by animal activist groups for alleged mistreatment of animals, the AZA is undertaking a proactive public relations campaign to counter recently negative publicity according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. When an escaped tiger killed a visitor at the San Francisco Zoo on Christmas day, it forced [&hellip
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Uncommitted Means Disenfranchised to Michigan Voters

By: Arment Dietrich | January 23, 2008 | 
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Blog written by Shawn M. Kahle, APR I grew up in a political family in Indiana.  My mom was an elected official or worked in jobs that came or went based on the party that was in office.  That meant from the time I was three years old I went door-to-door with mom registering voters, handing out bumper stickers, watching political conventions on television, and believing [&hellip
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Using Spin to Distort the Facts?

By: Arment Dietrich | January 21, 2008 | 
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Blog written by Morgan Smith Sunday, January 5, 2008 was a telling day for the Republican candidates for president of the United States. The second to last day of the 2008 New Hampshire nomination campaign after Iowa voters supported the candidates of their choice in the storied caucuses of the Hawkeye state was an interesting one. The candidates squared off yet again in a televised debate, [&hellip
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Today's Top Story

By: Arment Dietrich | January 16, 2008 | 
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Blog written by Courtney Lawrence While out of the country last week I refused to check my email or voicemail — however, I did feel a little out of touch by not really knowing much of what was going on back home.  I figured it was time to catch up on the daily headlines by Friday.  This was the morning following the Iowa Caucus, and I [&hellip
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Tough to Spot Good PR When You See It

By: Arment Dietrich | January 15, 2008 | 
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Blog written by Josh Culver Since recently starting in the PR industry, I’ve been surprised at the amount of defense that is needed for the industry. Granted, every line of work has its critics, but I was bewildered with the amount of criticism toward an industry that is believed to have been started before the 20th Century. Yet, PR is hard to recognize when it’s done [&hellip
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The Tower of Power

By: Arment Dietrich | January 14, 2008 | 
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Blog written by Kristina Burn No, this is not a ride at six flags. It is the GM building in New York City where the “equity is private and the money is hot.” As you can see the building is chock full of some of the highest paid hedge fund managers in the country. Recently, someone took notice of the earnings of one man Henry Kravis, [&hellip
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Technorati Faves

By: Arment Dietrich | January 14, 2008 | 
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Technorati Profile

By: Arment Dietrich | January 14, 2008 | 
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Forget St. Barth; I'm Going to Rehab

By: Arment Dietrich | January 12, 2008 | 
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Guest blog written by Cory Sealey Smoky voiced and drug addled chanteuse Amy Winehouse pined, “They tried to make me go to rehab, but I said no no no.”  From Winehouse and Britney Spears to conservative religious leaders and political pundits like Rush Limbaugh, It seems like rehab is the new Club Med.  Call someone a derogatory term, just go to “Naughty Word Rehab” like Isaiah [&hellip
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Positive PR

By: Arment Dietrich | January 12, 2008 | 
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Guest blog written by Molli Megasko I am sick of having to defend the good in public relations and I am sick of spin, period.  So when I heard about a man living at IKEA I was thrilled that this fun, positive PR was making headlines! Mark Malkoff, New York comedian and filmmaker, needed a place to stay while his apartment is being fumigated for cockroaches [&hellip
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