Category Archives: Compass Communication

Ebola Hysteria Ratings Ploy?

In the midst of the international ebola panic, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith reminds us all to review the facts, not the agendas set forth by the “irresponsible” media in his Oct 15 segment of Shepard Smith Reporting. Since the Oct … Continue reading

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Star Opts Out of Social Media

Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence might be the only star under the age of 30 to disconnect from social media. After the massive leak of celebrity’s private photos in August, can she be blamed? Lawrence was one of (too) many … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Taste of Sugar

Since it’s that time of year again where kids fill their stomachs with Kit Kats, Sour Patch Kids and other sugary fun-size treats, John Oliver decided to dedicate a portion of his show to sugar. Specifically, he discussed how Americans are … Continue reading

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NFL’s Problems Below ‘Surface’

Microsoft,“the official sideline technology sponsor of the NFL,” has been hard at work coaching sports broadcasters to refer to their Surface Pro tablet by name and not by its Number 1 competitor, Apple’s iPad. There have been numerous instances of … Continue reading

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Twitter’s $10 Million Funds Data Lab

The MIT Media Lab announced Wednesday Oct 1 the creation of the Laboratory for Social Machines, a program dedicated to “the development of new technologies to make sense of semantic and social patterns across the broad span of public mass … Continue reading

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Scare Tactics Test Security

In June, people were willing to give away their first-born child in exchange for free Wi-Fi. Mindlessly, it appears. Online security company F-Secure ran an interesting campaign that showcased how insecure people’s data are when they utilize free Wi-Fi. They … Continue reading

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Apple Leaves Celebrities, Publicists with iHeadache

With so many leaks of financial data via major retailers — such as Target and Home Depot — shoppers have become uncomfortably familiar with the notion that their private information could be up for grabs.  What makes Apple’s recent public relations … Continue reading

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CBS Deems Rihanna Unfit to ‘Run This Town’

The Ray Rice domestic violence scandal worked its way into the music scene. CBSannounced last week that they would permanently pull Rihanna and Jay-Z’s “Run This Town” from their Thursday night pre-game coverage. Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice … Continue reading

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Malaysia Airlines’ Bucket List Blues

Malaysia Airlines was forced to rename its travel competition opened to customers in Australia and New Zealand because it was “found to be inappropriate at this point in time,” according to a statement made by the airline on Thursday, Sept … Continue reading

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