Note from Beth: Last week I was in New Orleans for the National Assembly of State Arts Councils meeting. I facilitated a peer session with Public Information Officers and a Mini-Workshop on managing and measuring a social media presence. We covered strategy, especially identifying audiences through personas and key objectives. … Read More
The Columbus Dispatch | RCFP The Ohio General Assembly is moving quickly to pass a bill that would “shield the identity of manufacturers and sellers of drugs used in lethal injection, as well as physicians and members of the execution...Show More Summary
Forty different federal agencies are keeping themselves busy spying on the American public, according to a New York Times study.
Partisan Records trot out great albums like Real Housewives trot out insecure publicity whores. Next up on the assembly line is The Amazing, straight out of Sweden. They are comprised of members of Granada and Dungen. Partisan’s PR Guru pitched them as a hybrid of Red House Painters & Tame Impala. Kind of sounds like [...]
Encouraging public involvement and making sure special-needs students have enough space are two of the greatly anticipated recommendations from an expert panel assembled to tackle the issue of charter schools in city buildings, the Daily News has learned.
"Warsaw Uprising" is not only a unique, remarkably assembled documentary-narrative hybrid but also a powerful look at the personal and public devastation that can occur during wartime. Movies rarely feel as authentic as this.
Two weeks ago, at West Wilkes High School in North Carolina, many students were taken to an assembly featuring Otis Duhart (below), a self-described Evangelist and former football player at Florida State. And how do you think that turned out?
After Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledged his sexuality for the first time on Thursday, a member of the Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg, Vitaly Milonov, had this to say: “What could he (Cook) bring us? The Ebola virus,Show More Summary
New laws approved by the ACT Legislative Assembly today will help improve public safety in the territory, Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, said. “The Emergencies Amendment Bill 2014 was developed to strengthen...Show More Summary
Given the ramifications for the public of the deadlock at the Northern Ireland Assembly over budgets and welfare reform, the failure to elect a new assembly speaker may seem exclusively of concern to those inside the Belmont "beltway"...Show More Summary
Post by Jenny Erikson. Of all the crappy things a person can do to a teenage girl, this one ranks up there pretty high. A teacher at an English secondary school took it upon herself to teach her students a lesson in the dangers of social...Show More Summary
President Obama devoted nearly half his 39-minute address at the United Nations General Assembly last week appealing to world leaders and publics to join in turning back the jihadist offensive in Syria and Iraq of a self-styled "Islamic...Show More Summary
Moreso than anything he’s ever done, the new Quentin Tarantino film The Hateful Eight is being assembled in public. There was the very early script leak, the live-read of that first draft featuring actors such as Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Show More Summary
This post is sponsored by Verizon. The Urban Assembly New York Harbor School, a marine biology-focused public high school located on Governors Island, has pledged to restore a billion oysters to the harbor by 2030 through its Billion Oyster Project. Show More Summary
"To all people of goodwill everywhere, to leaders of all faiths, to the architects of public opinion, to those at the helm of professional, women’s and youth organizations, to the UN General Assembly, to the heads of state and legislative...Show More Summary
St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri residents who have concealed-carry permits will be able to openly carry their firearms anywhere in the state, as a result of the General Assembly decision to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a broad gun-rights bill. The bill prevents municipalities from barring people from openly carrying firearms, lowers the minimum […]
Religious assemblies are bad enough when they take place at public high schools. But when an elementary school puts one on, I just get this icky, disgusted feeling. There's a sense of "Let's get 'em while they're young" that suggests...Show More Summary
YouTube Link British confectionery brand Mr. Kipling used 13,360 cakes to make a billboard outside London's Westfield Center mall. The assembly of the billboard took seven hours, and after it was assembled, the public was allowed to sample the sweet advertising. Show More Summary
The merged Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is targeting October 13 to launch its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, CEO Sergio Marchionne told reporters assembled for a meeting in Rimini, Italy. "The most likely date for...Show More Summary
As everybody knows, the French Parliament has too many civil servants and not enough private-sector workers. In the current Parliament, 55% of members of the National Assembly are from the public sector (in the wide sense, because they...Show More Summary