The Chicago Tribune's recap of “Obama & Beyond: Political Tech in Business,” a SXSW panel featuring Global Digital Lead Andrew Bleeker and 3 others from the 2008 Obama team on data use in campaigns.
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MH370: Communicating in an Information Vacuum
Posted on 03.12.2014 by Vivian Lines .
For a few hours at the end of last week crisis communications went old-school. When MH370 failed to arrive in Beijing the first notification wasn’t a picture on social media, it was a company statement from Malaysia Airlines sent to the media and posted on its website that air traffic control had lost contact with MH370 some five hours earlier. READ MORE >
H+K Strategies Canada recently hired Chris Davis as national creative director and Strategy Magazine spoke with him on joining the team. Click to read the interview.
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American Red Cross and Hill+Knowlton Strategies Partner to Launch Immersive Crisis Simulation
Posted on 03.09.2014 by H+K Strategies US.
The American Red Cross and Hill+Knowlton Strategies have partnered to provide a comprehensive simulation experience utilizing a sophisticated online dashboard that allows organizations to test and improve their communications response during times of disaster. READ MORE >
The Impact of the European Elections in Germany
Posted on 03.09.2014 by H+K Strategies Brussels.
Ahead of the European elections on 25 May, German political parties are busy preparing their electoral programmes and nominating their candidates. In parallel, pro-European associations are gearing up their campaigns to motivate citizens to vote - business as usual in these pre-campaign times. READ MORE >
Despite strained relations between Russia and Ukraine, PR agencies are operating close to normal. Peter Necarsulmer of PBN H+K Strategies shares insight into the situation with PRWeek.
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International Women's Day
Posted on 03.06.2014 by H+K Strategies .
Since the early 1900s, women have struggled to end discrimination in many forms. They have fought for the freedom to work alongside men. They have fought for the right to vote and to hold public office. They have fought, with the support of men, for equality. In 1910, in Copenhagen, an activist named Clara Zetkin suggested there should be a single day set aside for all countries to advocate for gender equality: International Women’s Day. READ MORE >
Selfies and the Mask of Social Media
Posted on 03.05.2014 by Gary Goldhammer.
The most talked about moment of the 2014 Academy Awards, other than John Travolta’s mangling of a singer’s name, was the all-star “selfie" orchestrated by host Ellen DeGeneres.
It was a great moment. It was fun, it was entertaining — but it wasn’t real. READ MORE >