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PR Questions on Net Neutrality

The FCC has passed a set of controversial rules on Internet access called “Net Neutrality” which is designed to ensure unblocked access and eliminate discrimination on the World Wide Web. It is a complicated issue, but central to it is restricting a cable or telecom company’s ability to block or slow content and with apparently different rules for wired broadband vs mobile broadband. Read more

CNN posted an interesting article about filling up resumes with empty words that hold people back from being a stand-out candidate.

This reminds us that over-used words should not only be avoided on print, but also in communications delivery. Read more

Another View on the TSA Full Body Scanner: A Silent Minority Speaks Up

Since Thanksgiving, the debate about TSA scanners has simmered a bit. It’s guaranteed to pick up in the next couple of weeks during the Christmas/New Year’s rush. Missing from the vehement discussions about scanners, privacy and intrusive TSA pat downs, is a multi-million member silent minority – The Metal Body Part Packing Nation who prefer full-body scanners. Read more

SUBJECTIVE OBJECTIVITY

Former New York Times economics reporter Peter Goodman’s explanation for leaving the eminent newspaper to join the Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/) raises interesting questions about (a) the past and future relationship between journalists and Subject Matter Experts, and (b) the lengths to which journalists have always gone to color their stories with some form of opinion. Read more

Keep Derek Jeter. Don’t negotiate in the press.

Why is it that smart people who should know better don’t know how to keep from washing their dirty laundry in public?
The last couple of days have been relatively quiet, but last week was an embarrassing time for all involved.
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