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BEA is Back in Chicago – Anyone for a Cubs Game?

By David Hahn, Managing Director of MEDIA CONNECT I started attending the annual book industry conference in 1986.  Back then it was simply known as the ABA, the first one I went to held in New Orleans.  Talk about a great … Continue reading

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A Midwesterner’s Guide To Polite Persistence In PR

photo credit By Emily Labes, Associate Publicist I am from Cleveland. Anyone who has spent more than 15 minutes with me knows that. Typical of most Clevelanders, when people ask me where I’m from, I’m most inclined to talk about … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Jenna Goudreau of Business Insider

The following Q&A appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here.   MC: How do you prefer to be contacted? Phone, fax, email? Are there specific days or time of days that … Continue reading

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Museum of Public Relations Founder Discusses the Evolution of PR

photo credit Shelley Spector has been on a mission to establish and expand the Museum of Public Relations. She founded it in 1997, and recently moved into a space at Baruch College in New York City. Our own firm has … Continue reading

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Facebook at Work: Will It Work?

photo credit By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   This week, Facebook announced that it would be launching a new platform that aims to increase office productivity. According to the Wall Street Journal, though in the early stages and currently available … Continue reading

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What Does the Success of ‘Serial’ Mean for the Future of Traditional Radio?

photo credit By Nicole Martineau, Publicist   Podcasts have been around for years, but none in recent memory have been able to generate as much buzz as Serial, a record-breaking nonfiction crime drama created and brilliantly hosted by This American … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Terry Gross

The following interview with Terry Gross appeared in the premier edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter, and was reprinted with permission by Tami Keaveny for C-VILLE Weekly. To view our summer newsletter or to subscribe for future editions, click here.   … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Leigh Newman From Oprah.com

The following interview with Leigh Newman appeared in the premier edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To view our summer newsletter or to subscribe for future editions, click here.   MEDIA CONNECT:  What book are you reading right now? Leigh Newman: … Continue reading

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Is “Going Tabless” Possible For Publicists?

photo credit   By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director “To be fully present on the internet at any given moment is a very rare thing,” claims James Hamblin, an editor at The Atlantic in a recent video. He explains that by trying … Continue reading

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From College Grad to Book Publicist: How I Did It

By Cori Cagide, Associate Publicist It’s college graduation season. For many recent and upcoming graduates, the biggest question remains: “What do I do now?” As a communications major with a concentration in public relations and a minor in digital communication … Continue reading

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