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Next Speakeasy: Pro Secrets for Making Powerful Videos

Having just one video about your business or organization isn’t enough any more. Now you need a series. At our next two Speakeasy events, get tips from the team at Beyond Measure Media. Jay and Michele Pro secrets for powerful videos by Beyond Measure MediaCarter are award-winning video producers that specialize in telling documentary-style “stories from the heart” for businesses and nonprofits.

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Is Trump’s communication team unethical, incompetent or clever?

(originally drafted 7/19/16) As I watched the furor over Melania Trump’s plagiarized speech Tuesday, I found myself pondering how I’d respond as a communication professional, were I employed by the Trump campaign. It’s a complicated scenario to imagine because there’s a thoughtful crisis communication-oriented response, and there’s an opportunistic publicity-oriented response. Both responses serve a valuable […]

Game Industry by State

Mike Rogoway Covers Oregon’s Growing Game Industry [Next Speakeasy]

  Next Speakeasy – February 3, 2016 – 4pm A February 2015 Fortune article listed Oregon as the 8th most successful state for video game development, based upon jobs and revenues. A November 2014 report released by the Entertainment Software Association showed Oregon’s game industry added $111 million dollars to the state economy and ranks 9th in the nation for video game industry employment.   […]

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Oregon Militia PR Tactics and Blunders – AM:PM PR’s Mike Phillips in The Guardian

If you want to be quoted, say something colorful. (Reposted from The Guardian – January 13, 2016)   The Oregon militia’s bizarre PR tactics – from dildos to Facebook videos Militiamen have attracted media coverage while occupying the Malheur wildlife refuge, but their disjointed social media messages have ‘created a big mess’ by Sam Levin […]

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Alex Rogers featured at Oregon Business Magazine

The High Road (reposted from Oregon Business Magazine – November/December 2015) BY AMY MILSHTEIN As CEO and owner of five different cannabis-related businesses generating a total net revenue of $2 million, Alex Rogers could sit back and ride the lucrative wave of Oregon’s burgeoning pot industry. But more than a pot entrepreneur, Rogers, 44, is firstly […]

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Finding Bosnia Screening, Clinton Street Theater

Independently Produced Film Is Four Years in the Making Finding Bosnia Official Trailer from LLAMAMAMA on Vimeo. My friend Ivana Horvat was four-years-old when she escaped the besieged capitol of Sarajevo with her mother during the Bosnian War, at one point crawling under a two-foot wall to escape a barrage of sniper gunfire from the Chetnik-aggressors. […]

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Jerry Casey on The Oregonian and the State of the Newspaper Industry [PODCAST]

  The Oregonian’s Breaking News Manager on the Evolving Newsroom The Oregonian’s manager of breaking news, Jerry Casey (@jjeremiahcasey), was our latest featured guest at AM:PM PR’s Speakeasy. Jerry provided some interesting insights from inside today’s newsroom and The Oregonian’s historic transformation. He correlated the evolution of news consumption with the shift in staff needs and pace of story production. Jerry recognized the […]

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Mike’s Euro Travel Adventures

« NEW BLOG SERIES » I spent the past month traveling around Europe on an extended vacation. In my blog series I’ll share some of the more interesting adventures and discoveries I had along the way. The discoveries relate to public relations, industries we work in, communication, and history, too. Scroll to the bottom now to check out some […]