Immersive Tech Meets Sustainability

Immersive Tech Meets Sustainability

By Sheila McLean, NA Citizenship & Sustainability Practice Director, MSL Much has been said and written about how immersive tech will transform the communications industry, ush ...

Transforming the Patient Experience with Immersive Technologies

Transforming the Patient Experience with Immersive Technologies

By Jim Weinrebe, Health Practice Leader, MSL North America The integration of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) with Big Data, increasingly, has t ...

The New Digital Newsroom with Data, Automation, and More

The New Digital Newsroom with Data, Automation, and More

By Amrit Ahuja, Managing Director, 2020MSL Today, with massive disruption and transformation, the media industry, like others, is fast adapting and responding to changes. The conte ...

MSL Wins Seven Awards at Cannes Lions 2017

MSL Wins Seven Awards at Cannes Lions 2017

MSL is proud of the success of our teams winning seven awards (2 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze) at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this year. These wins undersc ...

Powered by Data: Augmented Influence

Powered by Data: Augmented Influence

By Erin Lanuti, Chief Influence Officer, MSL Influence, the power to affect or change perception and behavior and what we have for 75 years called public relations has grown into a ...

Marrying People and Data for the Storytelling of the Future

Marrying People and Data for the Storytelling of the Future

By Stephan Beringer, Global Head, Data, Technology and Innovation, Publicis Media The single biggest asset a brand can have is the ability to build and curate strong relationships ...

Qorvis MSL Makes Immediate Impact on Health Care Debate Launches “Medicaid is US” Campaign

Qorvis MSL Makes Immediate Impact on Health Care Debate Launches “Medicaid is US” Campaign

By Chuck Alston, Senior Vice President, Director of Public Affairs, Qorvis MSL In the United States, there is no more important legislative issue at this moment than health care. N ...

European Excellence Awards 2016: Demonstrating the Change & Transformation of PR Industry

By Pascal Beucler, SVP & Chief Strategy Officer, MSLGROUP A happy Juror for the eighth year in a row at the European Excellence Awards in Berlin, held on December 7th and 8th, I enjoyed again with this millésime reviewing la crème de la crème of the best projects in Europe: lots of great ideas here, solidly grounded into accurate insights and foresights, creatively executed and delivering on tangible re ...

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61st Political Salon by MSLGROUP Germany

On 1 December, MSLGROUP Germany hosted the 61st Political Salon with Thomas Oppermann, head of the parliamentary group of the SPD in the German Bundestag since 2013. The central topic of the evening was social-democratic politics in times of global crises and political change. [caption id="attachment_19016" align="aligncenter" width="600"] MSLGROUP Germany's political salon on 01.12.16 with Thomas Oppermann ...

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Rethinking How Influence Flows

For more than a century, PR professionals have worked to earn credibility and trust by convincing reporters, third parties, and influencers to share a point of view or validate a truth. As every communicator knows, there is tremendous value in positive earned – read: not paid for – content. It is pure. And in that purity there is power. Research shows that media coverage, influencer content, ratings, and re ...

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Engaging Stakeholders through Inspiration

By Erik Martens, Director Public Affairs, MSLGROUP Netherlands BP in the Netherlands continually connects with its clients and broader stakeholder base in a variety of ways. In 2015 it decided to significantly expand these efforts. Instead of a yearly relationship-building event, BP wanted to organise a number of themed ‘inspiration sessions’. MSLGROUP in the Netherlands developed a blueprint for the progra ...

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Infrastructure Spending: It’s Gonna Be Yuge… Maybe

By Elissa Dodge, Executive Vice President, Qorvis MSLGROUP Additional federal spending on infrastructure shouldn’t be an issue in the next Congress. After all, there is widespread, bipartisan agreement that there is a tremendous need for infrastructure improvements and President-elect Donald Trump has said improving our nation’s crumbling roads, bridges and “third world” airports is a top priority for him. ...

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Would Bernie Have Won?

By Joshua B. Gardner, Vice President, Qorvis MSLGROUP “Welcome to the election from hell.” That was my intro to a piece I co-wrote with several former colleagues for a major magazine this past May, just a month before I joined MSLGROUP. We were a rag-tag group of market researchers led by an even more rag-tag founder and CEO. The five of us – our founder/CEO included – crisscrossed the country listening to ...

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Under Trump – Enviros Gear Up for a Fight

by Sheila McLean, SVP/Director U.S. Citizenship & Sustainability, MSLGROUP Environmental leaders from around the world gathered this week in Morocco to flush out details of the Paris climate change accord despite fears that the work will be undone by President-Elect Donald Trump and a Republican-led Congress. Trump is expected to move quickly to reverse the Obama/Clinton climate agenda, including pullin ...

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Trump & Obamacare: What Does Repeal & Replace Really Mean?

By Chuck Alston, SVP, Director of Health Policy and Public Affairs, QORVIS MSLGROUP A pledge to “repeal and replace” Obamacare was the Trump campaign’s central message on health care. While the catchphrase captures the discontent many feel about the U.S. health care system, what a slogan can’t capture is the hard road that lies ahead for the new president and Congress as they seek to make good on Donald Tru ...

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Election Results Point To Vast Changes In U.S. Economic Policies & Big Increase In The Deficit

By Stan Collender, Executive Vice President, Qorvis MSLGROUP The combination of a Donald Trump presidency and a Republican House and Senate means that many, and perhaps all, of the brakes that have limited economic policymaking in Washington the past 8 years will be removed in the next Congress. GOP control of the White House and Congress means that the congressional budget process that had been abandoned o ...

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A Guide to the Trump Administration

Qorvis MSLGROUP provides a first look at the people and players behind the most unlikely presidential campaign in American history. For each person mentioned here, we have included a bio, a photo, and representative institutions and organizations affiliated with that person, so that the reader may better understand the relationships that influence the people who in turn are influencing President Trump. Like ...

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