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Full-Court Press: VR for Sports Fans Needs a New Narrative

by Chip Scarinzi| March 29, 2017

I stepped into the batter’s box at Yankee Stadium with shaky hands and weak knees. Waving the bat above my shoulder, I tried to look the part while Masahiro Tanaka stared down his catcher for the sign. Would he try to blow me away with a mid-90’s fastball? Buckle my knees with a slider? If […]

From Cicero’s Wisdom: An Aspiration and Inspiration for Us All

by Rob Flaherty| March 13, 2017

If you follow the PR Council’s blog, you might have read a post recently published on the responsibility organizations have to be transparent with their publics. Within it, I close with one of the most inspiring and aspirational pieces of content I have read this year, which happens to come from a pretty unlikely source. […]

Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is on International Women’s Day

by Kelley Skoloda| March 7, 2017

Only seven percent of venture capital funding goes to women-owned businesses, and female entrepreneurs are often encouraged to “act like men” so they can relate better to the 89 percent of male venture capitalists. On the angel funding side, about 26 percent of angel investors are women and there is rising interest in investing in […]

A Healthy Dose of Deregulation? What Trump’s Address Means for Healthcare Communicators

by Mary Parke McEachran| March 3, 2017

On February 28, President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress in Washington, the largest and most significant speech since his inaugural address on January 20. While the specifics of his policies are not yet known, his address established the framework for what communications professionals can expect the potential business impacts […]