December, 21st 2021
The recent passing of Senator and one-time presidential candidate Robert Dole reminded me just how far down the slippery slope we have travelled towards today’s scorched earth politics.
February, 13th 2020
Election Interference, Trump, Social Media, Journalism and Fake News In Spite of All the Noise and Division, There is Hope
January, 14th 2020
Election Interference, Trump, Social Media, Journalism and Fake News
January, 18th 2019
This column on racism and the work of the Healing Racism Institute of Pioneer Valley was co-authored with John Davis, Trustee of the Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation. It appeared on MassLive.
January, 23rd 2018
I’ve run and led several consultancies since I started my communications business under the Paul Robbins & Associates name when I first put out a shingle as a political and public relations consultant many years ago.
May, 25th 2017
For some time now, institutions overall have been grappling with a loss of power, even relevance. The rules of the road and the traditional top-down orientation in the world order of things have been turned upside down.
May, 11th 2016
Yes, Donald Trump can win the presidency. There, I said it.
November, 25th 2015
Whether Donald Trump speaks to your frustration with politics and Washington or, conversely, you worry he may not have the temperament to be the next president, one thing is clear—he’s turning presidential politics on its head.
March, 18th 2015
Like most controversies, the Brian Williams matter—his embellishment of stories he covered for NBC Nightly News, his “mis-remembering” of events—has most people firmly on one side or the other.
December, 16th 2014
With the campaign season now well behind us (big sigh from the television viewing public) some reflection is worthwhile—lest we forget when the next political season overwhelms our sensibilities.
June, 27th 2014
After what has felt like a decade-long process—starting with Governor Deval Patrick’s bold initiative to bring casinos to Massachusetts, followed by the passage of comprehensive gaming legislation, formation of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and passage, and failure, of local referenda on the issue—we find ourselves… back at the starting line.
August, 1st 2013
Fundraising is increasingly critical for nonprofit organizations and initiatives, particularly with public funding sources continuing to shrink.
May, 10th 2013
There’s a funny television ad for AT&T with an adult sitting in what looks like a pre-K class, with kids, well, just being kids.
January, 2nd 2013
Recently, we achieved recognition in the form of a Summit International Creative Award for a video we produced for Friends of the Homeless in Springfield.
October, 12th 2012
In previous posts we’ve talked about how being precise in executing a strategy pays off, particularly at a time when communications (like writing in the digital age) is becoming increasingly more complex.
August, 29th 2012
Since the beginning of language there has always been those good at expressing themselves; many of them probably became great writers.
June, 22nd 2012
As we launch our new website and promote Paul Robbins Associates as a “strategic communications” agency, it begs the question, “What are strategic communications?"
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