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Bradlee Was the Ultimate News Legend - 10/23/2014 -

By Geoff Livingston, Capitol Communicator Media Strategist Many newspapers have noted the passing of Ben Bradlee, including his long-time employer and our local newspaper The Washington Post. Bradlee was a loyal community member (...more >

Ben Bradlee: Champion for the Regional Business and Advertising Community - 10/23/2014 -

By: Cary Hatch, CEO, MDB Communications With the passing of Ben Bradlee, there will be a plethora of media coverage about Watergate, Woodward and Bernstein, his relationship with Katharine Graham, his notable work-ethic, etc., etc., etc. In addition to his journalistic leadership and prowess, I’d like to also note that he was a fervent advocate for...more >

Sinclair Broadcast Group's Purchase of Allbritton Communications Leaves Employees at WJLA Washington and NewsChannel 8 "An Unhappy Lot," Reports TVNewsCheck - 10/21/2014 -

Diana Marszalek in TVNewsCheck reports that "ever since Sinclair Broadcast Group announced it was buying Allbritton Communications in July 2013, employees at the group's flagship WJLA Washington and the companion NewsChannel 8 cable news network have been an unhappy lot." According to Marszalek,...more >

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Weekly Roundup: App Wrap Edition | Weekly Roundup October 24, 2014 - 10/24/2014 -

Every Friday we pick our favorite top digital and marketing stories from the week that we think you should know about - and this week it’s turned into more of a weekly app-wrap with a host of new, exciting apps launched (or launching soon). Here’s our top five:...more >

iStrategyLabs' Dorothy Helps You When You Click Your Heals - 10/21/2014 -

Have you ever been stuck in an awkward situation, praying your phone would ring so you could politely extract yourself? Of course you have. That’s why iStratgeyLabs made Dorothy, a physical trigger that makes any dumb shoe smart. Dorothy consists of the “Ruby” (a small connected device that slips into your shoe) and a mobile App that allows you to trigger a call to your phone from a fake contact (your “boss”) whenever you tap your heels together 3 times. Dorothy can also send text messages to your contacts with a custom message and your current location, letting them know exactly where you are. ...more >

Facebook ‘I’m Safe’ Tool, Snapchat’s Leaked Photos and WhatsApp Helping with Ebola Outbreak | Weekly Roundup October 17, 2014 - 10/17/2014 -

Facebook introduces a new way to comfort friends and family when unfortunate natural disaster strikes. The users will receive a notification asking if you are okay and the tool is pretty incredible. It tracks nationwide disasters and, based on your location information, asks you to check in if you’re safe! I like this new option in Facebook and I think other users will benefit from the tool as well. See the tool video and read more on Facebook’s website....more >

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Sourcebook is a Free Service! - 7/10/2012 -

If you or your company provides products or services to communications professions of advertising, marketing and public relations in the Mid-Atlantic, then you have no reason not to be in Sourcebook. Just subscribe to our newsletter (also free). Here is the link to subscribe to our newsletters: http://www.capitolcommunicator.com/signup.aspx?email= ...more >

Berger Teams Up with Nine Peaks and Nutco to Produce WAMA Documentary - 6/14/2011 -

Loved by some and not so by others, it seems local musicians, promoters, sound engineers and agents all have different opinions about the DC music scene, past, present and future. Produced, directed and edited by Greg Berger, this short film looks at the history of the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA). Interviews with veteran musicians and new artists who call the DC area their home....more >

Dimension Creative Promotions and ASAE Put Community First by Sending ASAE Team to 17th Annual Hands on DC Work-a-thon to Clean Up DC Public Schools - 5/24/2011 -

The ASAE team “Associations On Your Side” joined more than 1,500 volunteers on Saturday, April 30, for the Hands on DC work-a-thon. The team, formed by ASAE Greater Washington, volunteered to help clean up and beautify Anacostia High School. Projects included cleaning up the grounds, planting flowers, painting and more. ...more >

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  • D.C.-Area Agency Updates: iostudio, Stratacomm, GW University, Delucchi Plus

    10/24/2014

    This week, iostudio, Stratacomm, George Washington University, and Delucchi Plus had agency news of note. iostudio and Stratacomm made promotions and hires, GW hired an out-of-region agency, and Delucchi Plus was acknowledged by the Washington Business Journal....more >

  • Ten Communicators Make the Power 100 of 2014

    10/24/2014

    The Washington Business Journal just released its Power 100 of 2014. Ten local communicators and media moguls made the list of power brokers....more >

  • Cision Acquires Gorkana Group

    10/22/2014

    Cision, a provider of PR, social software and insight services, announced it acquired Gorkana Group Limited, a U.K.-based media intelligence and data insights service provider, through its parent, Discovery Group Holdings Limited. This announcement comes on the heels of Cision’s recent combination with Vocus and its acquisition of Visible Technologies....more >

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