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News, PR and lies, Damned lies.

I attended a meeting of the NY Internet Society that featured a panel of media experts, journalists, and a lawyer. They discussed the problem that has come to be called “Fake News." You can read about the session and see a YouTube video of the...

Cutting through Fake News Noise and Confusion

I attended the Internet Society's "Content Rules?!" session the other week. The panel drilled down on what we now call The Fake News problem (I couch it like this because, as you'll see it's not a new one), defining it and exploring causes and solutions. There's...

Crowdsourcing Advice on PR Dashboards

A client asked recently for our recommendations in PR dashboards. We are techies here at Fusion PR, and generally pretty smart about PR and marketing tech. So I thought this would be easy. But, as I learned, the tools that I was familiar with did...

Latest PR Tactic: Publishing on Platforms

Cross-posted on Hack the Feed Back in the day ("the day" being about 10 years ago), we had a simple message for PR clients who wanted to get in on the social media and blogging action. It was: "Go forth and blog too. Master the channels that...

AdTech NY 2016 Wrap

I attended AdTech last week, which featured a great lineup of keynotes and panels and over 100 vendors. It seems like there's never enough time at big shows to check out everything (Fusion PR is one stop away on the 7 subway line, too close to keep...

9to5 Blogging Impresario Seth Weintraub Chimes in

[caption id="attachment_1181" align="alignright" width="374"] Seth in Paris[/caption] I had the pleasure of meeting blogging entrepreneur Seth Weintraub over coffee last week. My friend Adam Rothberg arranged an intro after informing me that the head of the "9to5" empire (including 9to5Mac, Google and Toys) lives in our...

Top IT News Picks of New York Tech

Originally posted on Flack's Revenge Someone posted the question "HELP! What are the top sites where you get IT news?" on the NY Tech Meetup mailing list last week. This prompted a frenzied exchange of emails. I chimed in, and followed the conversation with great interest. Why...

Lessons in Tech Branding from Rock Icons

Inspiration can come from funny places - if you are in tech marketing, perhaps you'll like the following story about branding, which offers lessons from the world of rock music. The Music and Branding Connection I am a big fan of podcasts, and like listening to them...

Huffington Goes Viral with Data Science – You can Too

Cross posted on Hack the Feed My recent posts have explored how publishers are working with social platforms to expand audience and adapt story telling formats (see Publishers & Platforms In a Relationship, and Platforms as Publishers: 6 Key Takeaways for Brands). They reported the experiences...