Category Archives: Public Relations

Clinton and Pollsters Lose

On November 8, Hillary Clinton lost her bid for president of the United States. “Shocking” and “upset” were some descriptions of the defeat. National and state polls had put Clinton ahead for most of the race. News media conveyed the … Continue reading

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Involuntary Transparency: Trump and Clinton

The Washington Post released a 2005 recording of Donald Trump making lewd comments about women, bragging about using his celebrity to grope them with impunity. WikiLeaks released emails detailing portions of Hillary Clinton’s paid speeches preceding her 2016 presidential run … Continue reading

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The Atomic Press Release

August 6 marks the anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.¬†Official announcement came through a press release issued by President Harry Truman: Sixteen hours ago¬†an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima, an important Japanese Army base. … Continue reading

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