Shipping due diligence: more at risk than piracy on the high seas
Posted on 10-27-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

In 1890, American naval strategist Alfred Thayer Mahan wrote, “Control of the sea by maritime commerce and naval supremacy, means predominant influence in the world; because, however great the wealth product of the land, nothing facilitates the... Read More

5 Steps to Turn a Trend into Opportunity
Posted on 10-26-2015 by Mary Frericks

I recently got some tips from Christine Hayes, Director of Market Insight and leader of a very cool and innovative research team. She shared her thoughts on trend spotting and tracking; a process that can identify opportunities, predict competitor strategies... Read More

Bridging the Awareness Gap in Your Due Diligence Research
Posted on 10-21-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

In 2006, the word, ‘google’ was added to both the Oxford Dictionary and Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. Is it any wonder that nearly a decade later, everyone feels like they have the ultimate news and business research tool at their... Read More

How Media Analysis Helps Track Awareness Campaign Effectiveness
Posted on 10-20-2015 by Mary Frericks

You might be expecting to see autumn colors—red maple leaves, orange pumpkins, golden fields—but October seems to be dominated by pink. It appears that everyone is going pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Even WWE pro wrestlers and NFL... Read More

The Debate about the Debate: How Media Analysis Brings Clarity to the Buzz
Posted on 10-15-2015 by Megan Burnside

A few weeks ago, Ad Age lamented, “Where did everyone go?” in an article about declining television viewership. Apparently, the presidential hopefuls didn’t see the article, nor did viewers. After the dust settled, the debate this past... Read More

Using News Alerts to Improve Supplier Risk Awareness
Posted on 10-14-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

Using News Alerts to Improve Supplier Risk Awareness Almost two decades ago, famed journalist and long-time CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite collaborated on a book entitled We Interrupt This Broadcast that highlights 47 historic, 20 th century events... Read More

Will Facebook's “Angry Face” impact your decision making?
Posted on 10-13-2015 by Mary Frericks

Who hasn’t cringed when the only option to quickly show support—when a friend shares bad news or an article on global warming appears in your feed—is a big thumbs up? It’s not exactly the message you want to send. What’s... Read More

From the expert: trend spotting for a smarter sales team
Posted on 10-12-2015 by Mary Frericks

In collaboration with the Special Libraries Association Business & Finance division, LexisNexis is proud to sponsor this informative Webinar: Using Media Intelligence and Data Visualization to Provide Strategic Insight on October 27th. Register now... Read More

Is Media Coverage Uncovering a Growing Numbness toward Gun Violence?
Posted on 10-09-2015 by Megan Burnside

If you ever did a paint by number picture as a child—or have joined the recent trend of coloring for adults that is popping up all over social media—you know how fragmented the image appears until you start to add the color. Devoid of color... Read More

Due Diligence: The first line of defense against counterfeit medicine
Posted on 10-07-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

Mass deaths from falsified medicines are not uncommon. In 2012, a fake tuberculosis drug administered to patients at a hospital in Lahore, Pakistan, killed 100 people. Officials in India investigating the deaths of more than 8,000 people in a Himalayan... Read More

Did the Media Distract You from Preparing for Disaster?
Posted on 10-06-2015 by Mary Frericks

As we mentioned in a previous post , September was National Preparedness Month. Now October seems destined to put us to the test. An NPR broadcast this morning points out one big problem with preparedness planning—it only works when you’re... Read More

3 Ways You Can Evaluate Awareness in the Media
Posted on 10-05-2015 by Megan Burnside

In the classic cartoon, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown , Linus says , “There are three things I have learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin.” Obviously, the media doesn’t hold to... Read More

Creating Comprehensive Due-Diligence and Third-Party Monitoring Programs
Posted on 10-02-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

The regulatory environment that you operate in is more complex than ever—and as some of our past FCPA-focused blog posts show, organizations that fail to put due-diligence and third-party monitoring programs in place face enormous financial and... Read More

Tips to Improve Your PR Strategies | Upcoming Webinar
Posted on 10-01-2015 by Megan Burnside

Mark your calendar – on October 20 from 1-2 PM ET, LexisNexis® is hosting a Webinar featuring advice on how to make your media monitoring and research work harder for you. Hosted by our own Robert Schrott, Director of Research & Media... Read More