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Posts:October 2012

The Politics of U.S. Energy Policy: Revolution or Status Quo?

by Matthew Simmons| October 31, 2012

The energy policy discussion has changed significantly since the 2008 election. Two major points of discussion that year – promoting nuclear energy and climate change legislation – fell victim to a major natural disaster and the lingering economic pain caused by the financial crisis. In place of those policy options, the landscape has been remade […]

Superstorm Sandy: Approaches to Consider for Emergency and Citizenship Communications

by James Donnelly| October 31, 2012

Corporate communicators may be wondering how to support either emergency communications to employees/customers, or humanitarian efforts in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Here’s a quick list of top approaches to consider:

Thinking Beyond Numbers

by Editor| October 30, 2012

This article is being republished from PublicAffairsAsia.com. Corporate communicators must think beyond numbers and develop a coherent narrative for their firms if they are to effectively articulate how they will navigate ongoing economic uncertainty, suggests Josh Nova. Since the financial crisis we have been living through a period of economic uncertainty, which continues to weigh […]

How Fashion Trends Are Being Dictated by Social Media Trends

by Editor| October 26, 2012

Two members of Ketchum, Ryan Shell, Senior Manager, Online Communications, and Sarah Unger, Managing Account Supervisor, Creative Catalyst served on a panel discussion hosted by Fashion News Workshop (FNW)/Trends last week about the ways in which new media is affecting the fashion industry and, more broadly, our news cycles, trend spotting, and cultural commentary. Specifically, […]

Personally Navigating Balance

by Barri Rafferty| October 24, 2012

This fall, I kicked off a series of  panel discussions under the umbrella, “Real Women Fostering Women’s Leadership.” Each of these panels will include accomplished women who are willing to share their insights on how to be successful as women leaders. My hope in creating this series is to address the various topics that affect […]

Today News Finds You

by Rob Flaherty| October 23, 2012

Last week I had the privilege of serving as co-chair of the Public Relations Society of America’s 2012 International Conference in San Francisco and on a panel called The Agency of the Future with Jack Martin, Global Chairman and CEO, Hill+Knowlton Strategies; Janet Tyler, Co-CEO and Founder, Airfoil Public Relations; Fred Cook, CEO and President […]