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Risë Birnbaum OK, I admit it.  I’m a Democrat.  My best guess is Hillary will win the nomination and the presidency, but nothing’s a sure thing.  The first democratic debate in Vegas was a good showing for the Dems and for CNN’s Anderson Cooper.  Instead of ranting and pointing fingers like spoiled children, they simply and calmly discussed the issues… Read more →


This post is part of a series written by zcomm interns. Be sure to check back each week for their take on the latest in the public relations industry. This week, Hailey discusses the 2012 Summer Olympics and the spoilers. It used to be easy to avoid hearing about the ending of your favorite TV show or the result of… Read more →

The Heat Wave is Worth Talking About

It’s too damn hot. I’ve lived in DC since 1984 so I’m used to swamp-like weather in the summer, but this has been one blistering month even by DC standards.  And it’s the warmest January-June stretch ever recorded.  Ouch! So, naturally the storms, power outages and chill-seeking are all making headlines.  Add in some flash floods and chunky hailstones and… Read more →

The Queen Bee & PR

It’s the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, a time of pomp and circumstance that only the Brits do so well.  Flags & fireworks.  Really big hats & low curtsies.  Uniforms & striped cravats.  It’s a big deal.  The British stock market is closed for four whole days.  (I’d go crazy without seeing my Facebook stock go face down). The last time we… Read more →


CNN MONEY TODAY recently said that Europeans are more “GREEN” than Americans. That might be true, but it's sure hard to believe given the media frenzy around going green this past year on this side of the pond. From Al Gore's Emmy-winning documentary and Nobel Prize to The Today Show’s Green is Universal programming from the ends of the earth,… Read more →