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Posted on May 28, 2014

Google Glass and Education: Anticipating the Online Classroom

  In March, VOX Global began testing with Google Glass. This is the first article in a series that investigates what Google Glass and wearable tech will mean for companies with a public affairs interest. On February 21, 2013, Andrew … Read More »

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Posted on May 23, 2014

A Not So Sterling Performance

Good crisis communications can aid in reputation recovery Last week was another bad one for Donald Sterling, the owner of the L.A. Clippers, who has been banned for life from the NBA for his impolitic remarks about African Americans. It … Read More »

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Posted on May 16, 2014

Circling the Wagons: Building a Successful Coalition

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In Washington, the benefits of a coalition are well-known. They provide an opportunity to increase your reach, amplify your messages, grow your resources and coalesce, sometimes diverse, voices around a common cause. While these benefits are clear, the harder questions … Read More »

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Posted on May 9, 2014

Perspectives on the Changing World of Advocacy

In this issue of the Intersection, you will find a series of articles with insights into the communications challenges and advocacy opportunities that corporations and organizations are addressing early in 2014.  The VOX Grassroots and Strategic Alliances team explores a … Read More »

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Posted on April 28, 2014

Momentum for Higher Education Attainment is Accelerating– Can it Be Sustained?

A new report from Lumina Foundation (client) finds that the nation is quickening its pace for postsecondary attainment. A Stronger Nation through Higher Education, an annual state-by-state assessment of attainment beyond high school, reveals that 39.4 percent of working-age Americans … Read More »

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Posted on April 22, 2014

Data Breaches: Technology, Consumer Confidence & Government Regulation

Data breaches have been at the forefront of the news over the past several months. From the Target and Neiman Marcus breaches to the more recent “Heartbleed” breach, the importance in ensuring that consumer’s data is protected has become even … Read More »

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Posted on April 18, 2014

The Pursuit of Happiness in Business

Last week, my colleague, Derek Stine and I attended a Startup Grind DC event featuring Ted Leonsis, a former senior executive of AOL and current owner of the Washington Capitals, Mystics and Wizards as well as the Verizon Center. We … Read More »

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Posted on April 16, 2014

Warm and Fuzzy Feelings…About Taxes?

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“Want to know how your federal taxes are spent?“ The White House sent me an email yesterday morning with this intriguing subject line. It was titled, “Your 2013 Federal Taxpayer Receipt.” I opened it and clicked the link to a … Read More »

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