Be yourself – instead of – parroting

Can’t help wondering what so many people on social media are doing just parroting others? Or coping and pasting. And what’s worse that seems to account for part of what’s called creativity today.

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How politicians are branded & promoted

Mitt Romney’s campaign wanted the stage for the Republican convention to convey warmth and openness, just like Oprah. Add to that endorsements from a devoted wife, a former Secretary of State and a Hollywood star and his likeability was improved. Watch this really short New York Times video on how it was done: Does Mitt Romney […]

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What’s next for The New York Times?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dLe8uf4i9o&feature=youtu.be”

Can't help wondering what the future has in store for newspapers? It's telling that even the New York Times are slashing employee benefits and laying off staff. Watch a very interesting interview with investigative journalist Russ Baker putting what's happening at the paper into a broader context:  How long will the print audience exist? Seems […]

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WikiLeaks – what a public relations coup!

WIkiLeaks goal in disclosing secret documents is to reveal “unethical behavior” by governments and corporations. Catch is since it was founded in 2006 it has only been able to disclose secrets from Western countries.

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