This is a special episode on investor relations in the age of social media, releasing corporate disclosures on Facebook company pages and via Twitter, the legal risks that CEO bloggers pose to public companies, Regulation Fair Disclosure compliance with company websites and more.   Featured guests are Brain Lane, a partner at Gibson Dunn and…

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US Army Public Affairs Staff Sgt. Joshua Salmons, who coordinates internet-based capabilities training at the Defense Information School (DINFOS) on getting the United States Army public affairs staff up to speed on social media, speaking truth to power and advocating decentralized communications in the command and control world.   I’m returning as the Official Podcaster…

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A discussion with Mark Weiner, CEO of PRIME Research (acquired by Cision), about why PRSA formed the Measurement Working Group, measuring social media engagement and the pros and cons of advertising value equivalency (AVEs).   Weiner will present a session at the PRSA International Conference entitled “Proving the Value of Public Relations,” and was a…

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The future of local, incident-based crisis communications during natural disasters and emergencieas could largely be the creation and distribution of geodata (KML, KMZ and GML). FEMA social media extends the reach of their efforts at FEMA.gov already, but serving geospatial information is probably the next frontier. I wonder when we’ll see FEMA start to publish…

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(Oct. 6, 2009) I realize it’s a new platform, and these things take time, but given the global challenges we’re facing, and the reams of hard data that could be used to support our positions on human rights, energy and the environment, it’s disappointing that as of this Sidewiki entry, there’s not a single raw…

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PRSA International Conference Keynote Speaker, Former White House economic policy advisor Todd Buchholz talks about whether numbers are inherently more objective than language at communicating facts, communicating through raw data and number crunching truth in the digital age.   1:20 – Former White House economic policy advisor Todd Buchholz, who is confirmed to keynote the…

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