For most people, coffee is the ultimate uniter. If you love it, you don’t ask its political persuasion, you just drink it before you’re willing to have any conversations with anyone, much less a heated political argument.
This is a common question for businesses and public relations agencies and departments. Unfortunately, there are only a few general rules and the best bet is to test and track press releases for the best times.
Can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em?
Fewer people trust the media these days, and those that do, tend to trust them – especially the TV and internet news – a lot less than they did. Now, we could take the time to argue for or against those positions, or we could parse out the “whys” and the “hows” of all of it, but that’s not what this is about.
Chargers move strains fan loyalty
Any time a pro sports franchise up and moves to another market, it leaves fans fuming. Remember the Colts slipping away from Baltimore to move to Indianapolis in the “dark of the night?” Or when the Cleveland Browns went to Baltimore and left their loyal Dog Pound back in Cleveland feeling totally betrayed?
NFL returns cash paid for performances
Recently, the National Football League announced plans to return hundreds of thousands of dollars received from the United States military for putting on performances and other considerations at NFL games. According to the report, the NFL will be giving back more than $700,000 of taxpayers’ money paid to various teams for military tributes sponsored by various branches of the service as recruiting tools. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell promised to return the money promptly … on the heels of a massive PR scandal after … READ MORE »