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Book Review: It’s an issue Jim, but not as we know it

January 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Public Relations

Last October I read an interview with Eric Dezenhall on the changing dynamics of issues management that piqued my attention. Dezenhall, who was promoting his new book: “Glass Jaw: A Manifesto for Defending Fragile Reputations in an Age of Instant Scandal”, was incredibly pragmatic about how the combination of technological and social trends have changed […]

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Book Review: Onward… eventually

August 26th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Off-topic

I limit the number of books I agree to review because I always have a long queue of books to read, and I find that agreeing to review a book changes my relationship with it from being a joy of exploration, to yet another task to be completed – a task that’s now four months […]

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Book Review: Out of many, not enough

January 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Public Relations

Harold Burson’s 2004 memoir E Pluribus Unum – The Making of Burson Marsteller was my second book of 2011 and to be honest I was looking forward to starting it.  Mr. Burson is one of the few giants of the Public Relations business.  In 1953 with Bill Marsteller he started Burson-Marsteller and drove its growth […]

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