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In an era of Change.org and other push-button advocacy sites, many campaigns are launched into the abyss without much thought given to the goals, strategies and justifications. This hinders the execution, understanding and measurement of the campaign and can prevent those involved from taking necessary steps to capitalize on progress. This is ...

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Political-protest

In an era of Change.org and other push-button advocacy sites, many campaigns are launched into the abyss without much thought given to the goals, strategies and justifications. This hinders the execution, understanding and measurement of the campaign and can prevent those involved from taking necessary steps to capitalize on progress. This is ...

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“We’ve never seen anything like this. These candidates who are not polling well are forced to spend early money for national ad buys, while the earned media pathway is complicated by Donald Trump, who is costing every other candidate a chance to get in front of the camera. It’s a challenge.” Read the full story >

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The Ebola Case Study for Public Affairs

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Living just miles away from the hospital treating the first Ebola patient in the U.S. brought the fight against Ebola – not to mention fear of the disease – home to those of us who live and work in Dallas. As a case study, the fight against Ebola has already led to – and continues to lead to – numerous changes in how we deal with public health ...

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White House Summit

How easy is it to poke holes in Donald Trump’s signature campaign issue of business success? David Payne states in The Hill: “All it takes is one candidate to say, ‘Mr. Trump, you’ve been in bankruptcy four times.’ His business record has a lot of ups and downs.” Read the full story.

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Making Their Marks on America

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What the 2016 presidential candidates’ logos say about them and their voter bases Prior to the 2008 presidential campaign, presidential candidates were marketed—their political credentials and promises paraded about; their signage and buttons consisted of the candidate’s name, maybe a slogan, and some semblance of the flag (stars, or stripes, ...

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“He actually has a better message than some of our mid-tier candidates. If he can avoid the obvious faux pas and distinguish himself based on his experience and economic record, he can be viable and edge some of these others out.” Read the full story >

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“There’s still time for serious contenders to ‘ante up.’ Our current campaign finance laws are making this one of the most interesting primary campaigns ever for Republicans, but also confusing. Two of our top-three contenders are running without officially declaring their candidacy as of yet: Bush and Walker.” Read the full ...

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#DropTheHashtag

Drop the Hashtag

Fellow communications professionals, it’s time to say a long overdue farewell to the hashtag. We’ve had a good run, but if we’re being honest this relationship should have ended a long time ago. There are exactly two valid reasons to use a hashtag: 1) to join a trending conversation about a timely and relevant topic, and 2) to give event ...

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Hermes

This year, we threw our hat in the ring to compete for the Hermes Creative Awards. These awards honor the concept, writing and design of creative work across traditional and emerging mediums. The Hermes judges received over 6,000 entries from 22 countries this year. We were thrilled that our client work received 7 total awards, including two ...

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The Pound and the Restless

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“Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time” – Sir Winston Churchill. Mr. Churchill, you said it. If you have been paying attention to the United Kingdom’s Parliamentary elections, you know that this has been a spectacularly boring affair, even by British political ...

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