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More about online nastiness

Globe and Mail columnist Judith Timson observes that civil disagreement seems to be impossible online. She also refers to David Denby’s Snark, an extended treatment of the topic.

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A new strategic communications paradigm for business?

Richard Edelman of Edelman public relations thinks business leaders need to reconnect with the larger public by talking about more than enhancing shareholder value and acknowledge business has broader responsibilities — especially when those businesses accept public help. From the March 2 Globe and Mail: The best business communicators he said are CEOs such as […]

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No country for old gossips

Liz Smith, 86, has penned her last Page Six column for the New York Post. But in the era of TMZ, Perez Hilton and Gawker, who needs her gentle name-dropping? From the March 1 Globe and Mail column by Simon Houpt: Smith announced her own departure, saying the Post had told her they were letting […]

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