Todd Van Hoosear, one of the principals of Fresh Ground, a Boston-area communications firm, joined me on my Disruptive Dialogue podcast to discuss his recent trip to the DEMO Spring conference in Palm Desert, California. Presenters at the event get 6 minutes to convince an audience of media, investors, and entrepreneurs that their new product…
My colleague, Julie Germany, joined me for a conversation on Disruptive Dialogue about her upcoming trip to South by Southwest where she will be speaking about online politics. As the former Director of the George Washington University Institute for Politics, Democracy, and the Internet, as well as the current Vice President of Digital Strategy at…
Next week my good friend Don Bates will be teaching a seminar on PR writing in Washington, DC. This practical and informative session is being sponsored by the PRSA National Capital Chapter and will be hosted at George Washington University on March 16, 2010 from 9 AM to 3 PM. In advance of this gathering,…
Heather Lauer, author of the Bacon Unwrapped blog for the past several years, has penned a book about her favorite meat titled “Bacon: A Love Story.”
She took some time to talk with me about the book, the food, and the process of writing and promoting her first book.
This year will mark the second time that Doug Haslam has ridden his bike in the Pan Mass Challenge to support the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. In this 30th annual event, the 2009 PMC expects to have 5000 cyclists and more than 2500 volunteers.
Peter Shankman, founder of Help A Reporter Out, talked about why he started a simple email list that turned into a blossoming enterprise. He explains who uses HARO and why and even discusses some upcoming feature enhancements he has up his sleeve.
Jesse Devitte of Borealis Ventures discusses how the current economic environment provides both challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors. Jesse himself is an entrepreneur turned investor with experience in times of boom and bust
Christopher Penn of the Financial Aid Podcast discusses how the current economic environment impacts student options when paying for college. He shares tips and advice on how to minimize costs and maximize aid.
How are university libraries adapting to a world in which students have wider access to information resources through services like Google and Wikipedia? Bill Mayer, University Librarian at American University in Washington, DC, discusses how institutions are serving the research needs of students and faculty today.
Chip joined the Media Bullseye Radio Roundtable to discuss whether online content “wants” to be free, the difference between amateur and amateurish online content, and Burger King’s current campaign to get people to “de-friend” people on Facebook.