Tagged: Commentary

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Too much marketing going on

Last week on this blog Dean Rotbart made an impassioned plea for PR people to be more responsive to journalist inquiries. It was a well-written piece, and I fully agree with his points.  In...

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Tricks of Super Bowl ads

The game is now in the history books, but the talk for many on Monday morning won’t be the plays. It will be about the commercials. At $4 million for 30 seconds, the trick...

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Why can’t CNBC contain its guests?

Marketwatch.com media columnist Jon Friedman was not impressed by the cat fight on CNBC on Friday between billionaires Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn. Friedman writes, “Is it memorable TV? Absolutely. Will it have a...

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Behind a Monday profile story

Melissa Harris, the Chicago Tribune business columnist, writes about why she decided to profile Chicago businessman Marty Nesbitt, a friend of President Barack Obama. Harris writes, “At a TribU class on current events Monday...