On Sunday January 30th in Los Angeles, the New York Times was not delivered due to a “production problem at the plant,” according to the home delivery customer service line. And while Celia and I were able to download Thomas Friedman, Maureen Dowd, Bill Cunningham and a story by David Hochman about Mommy’s who blog,…

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I TiVOed the Australian Open mens finals and as is always the case when you TiVO a sporting event, I began all my conversations with friends and family today, “Don’t tell me who won the Australian Open.” My aunt Andrea said sometimes she’ll TiVO a sports event and then get disappointed when the radio announcer…

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Reporting from the NewComm Forum in Napa, where I am listening to Matthew Podboy take us through the basics of corporate blogging, here are “Blog University’s” top reasons to blog: – Build a network of connections – Increase search engines visibility – Grow brand visibility – Thought leadership – Deliver timely and candid info on…

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According to an Op-Ed in the NY Times today by Nicholas Carr who wrote “Does IT Matter,”… “In 1994, researchers found, only 16 percent [of software intiatives] were completed were completed on time, on budget and fulfilling the original specifications. Nearly a third were canceled outright, and the remainder fell short of their objectives. More…

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It’s a good thing public relations firm Ketchum finally apologized for paying conservative commentator Armstrong Williams to shill for No Child Left Behind on behalf of it’s client the U.S. Dept. of Education. But if they’d have been a little more proactive in disseminating their statement, I probably wouldn’t be reading about a statement they…

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Hooray to the Public Relations Society of America‘s president Judith Phair for taking a strong stand against payola, responding to the recent discovery that Ketchum PR had paid Armstrong Williams to promote No Child Left Behind for the US Dept. of Education. Here’s what she said, in a statement issued last week… “As public relations…

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As a regular contributor to iPressroom’s Internet PR News Blog, I thought it was about time my public relations agency launched a blog of its own. As a former director at Weber Shandwick‘s crown jewel public relations agency Rogers & Cowan, the founder of iPressroom, which leases fully-function online media centers to organizations on the…

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