CommCore Blog and News
Tiger Woods was the best thing that happened this week to the still nearly-famous (will they soon become infamous?) Michaele and Tareq Salahi, the Virginia reality-TV aspiring couple who “crashed” the White House state dinner last week and didn’t show up when invited for Congressional testimony. Read more
It’s probably a first, getting arrested for NOT tweeting. This also falls into the category of: be careful what you wish for, especially if it’s on a social network.
Last week Def Jam record label executive James Roppo tweeted that 15-year-old Canadian pop singer sensation Justin Bieber would be signing autographs at a Long Island, NY mall clothing store. Read more
Talk about programming and bad media training, Carrie Prejean gave a bad name to a serious craft last week in the interview on the “Larry King Show.” See YouTube Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1R0a9xq6uek
While we weren’t part of the prep, it was pretty obvious that the former Ms. Read more
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hold a public hearing on Social Media. The formal name of the hearing is Promotion of Food and Drug Administration-Regulated Medical Products Using the Internet and Social Media Tools (http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-22618.htm). Read more
Ad industry tongues are wagging over the much-anticipated TV commercial and live webcast featuring NASCAR racer Tony Stewart. Stewart signed a lucrative contract endorsing Burger King earlier this year. On Oct 20 he will take a live polygraph test to prove that his mouth truly is where the money is – that he likes and eats Burger King hamburgers. Read more
The good news about social media is that it expands our information sources. The bad news is that the lack of editing and filtering can cause repercussions.
Take for example, professional athletes, who have taken up blogging and tweeting. Read more