Daily Archives: February 22, 2014

ComWarner Newest Friend or Foe

Two cable giants finally merged. Comcast bought Time Warner for $45.2 billion. If the deal is approved by the FCC, it will be the biggest provider for television channels and Internet connections in the nation, rivaling DirecTV, phone companies and … Continue reading

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Oscar Nod Pulled Over Promo

Legendary composer and songwriter Bruce Broughton may be playing and singing the blues after his Oscar nomination for low-budget film Alone Yet Not Alone was disqualified. The musician, best known for his orchestral work for Silverado, Homeward Bound and other … Continue reading

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Pin or Pass? Pinterest as Part of PR Picture

It is safe to say that we are in a digital age where social media plays a huge role in the way PR practitioners communicate their clients’ message, promote events and collect feedback from the public. Every day there seems … Continue reading

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Olympian’s Risque Photos Pose Risk

[Credit for photo: NBC Olympics] Controversy hit when photos and YouTube video of Lebanese Olympic skier, Jackie Chamoun, went viral. Chamoun who posed topless and partially dressed for an Australian skiing calendar said she had never thought her photos would have been topic … Continue reading

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Google Tells Users Avoid ‘Glasshole’ Tag

Google has been in the news this week for giving Google Glass users etiquette tips for using the high-tech device. While there are many positive aspects about the revolutionary technology, there have been some repercussions about the use of the … Continue reading

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#McFailure: Arch-Rivals Compete For Fried Chicken Fans

Ten years ago, there was only one chain that dominated the fried chicken market and even conquered the international fast-food landscape — Kentucky Fried Chicken. Today, KFC faces major competition. Fast-food chains such as Raising Cane’s and Chick-fil-A have added … Continue reading

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Skills Make Good Chats Great

Striking up conversation with someone can be easy, but getting past the typical “small talk” can lead to dead ends. So, where do you go from there? Being a good conversationalist is a skill acquired only over time. It takes … Continue reading

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Animal Lovers Go Wild Over Missteps

It was a tough week for supporters of animal rights and conservation. On Feb 9, news hit that Prince William was caught hunting deer and wild boar in Spain hours before launching a wildlife appeal in Africa banning illegal hunting. … Continue reading

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