In 1988, a game show contestant named "Patrick Quinn" won $58,000 on "Super Password." Later it was revealed that "Patrick Quinn" was actually Kerry Dee Ketchum, a real-life fugitive who was wanted in multiple states in the United States.
From an early age, we hear phrases like, "There's no such thing as a free lunch," "Free comes at a price" and "Nothing is free." These sayings capture the truth that there are few things in life that are truly given at least expectations, attached.
Determining the value of public relations is one of the most complex topics in the communications field, and has been a debated point that has literally spanned centuries. It's clear to see why setting up a simple equation to determine value is desirable from a PR and general budgeting
Several of the estimated 60 million people working in the garment and textile industry will have been involved in making the clothes you are wearing today. Can the fashion brands that sold you these clothes, tell you exactly who
It's indisputable that promoting a company consists of different processes today more than even a few years ago. Social networks are now omnipresent methods of contact between companies and individuals, and barriers between the parties are falling
2017 has been a year of major bribery fines, and we are only halfway through the year. In this blog, we review the global trend towards stronger anti-bribery legislation and how companies should mitigate corruption and bribery risk.
The World Bank has been busy. In a press release issued at the end of the World Bank's fiscal year on June 30, the organisation announced that it had debarred 16 companies for sanctions violations and entered into
On June 1, 1937, Amelia Earhart, a pioneering American pilot, departed Oakland, California on an eastbound flight around the world. It was her second attempt to become the first pilot ever to circumnavigate the globe.
The term "fake news" is the new normal in today's landscape, but decisions that fall flat based on poor quality or missing information are nothing new in the business world.
What does your public relations agency or department do? What services does it offer? If the menu of publicity offerings hasn't expanded in the past few years, you may be in danger of falling behind. The social-saturated, always-on world is a complicated space for companies to engage with, but there's no going back.
Expectations of a modern PR professional are evolving along with technology, and using the same tactics that worked even 10 years ago will make a department or agency seem very much behind the times.
In July the 2017 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Business Forum recognised the critical role of business in delivering on the promise of sustainable and inclusive development. In this article, we elaborate on the SDG business case, and how businesses can engage with the SDG framework; driving business growth and productivity...
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LexisNexis, a leading provider of content and technology solutions today announced that LexisNexis Newsdesk® was named the Best News Media Monitoring Solution in the 2017 SIIA CODiE Awards.
Free news can turn costly when you take it at face value.
More than a fashion faux pas: brands face #modernslavery and pollution accusations
It's time for the latest podcast in the series, episode 8 of the Small Data Forum. Neville Hobson, Thomas Stoeckle & Sam Knowles partake in an extensive discussion on The Facebook files, machine learning and managing change and the fake news phenomenon.
Recent allegations that Novartis bribed doctors in Greece serve as a reminder that the pharmaceutical industry continues to have a high risk of bribery and corruption. We look at the reasons behind the risk, and how companies can enhance compliance risk mitigation.
Now's the time to begin thinking about updating your due diligence strategies and processes. While full enforcement is not required until January 1, 2021, the new regulation requiring importers of certain minerals from conflict-affected countries to meet supply chain due diligence requirements is underway.