Back to the future or fast forward to a new normal?
Posted on 07-18-2017 by Vorheean

By Sam Knowles, Founder & MD of Insight Agents, a corporate and brand storytelling consultancy News is neither a fixed nor a finite entity. There are some periods in history when it feels like there’s just more happening than at others. I’m... Read More

Looking Back at ALA Annual 2017
Posted on 07-13-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

The exhibit hall was bustling with attendees at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. The 5-day event brought speakers, exhibits, programs, award celebrations, preconferences, networking and social events to people from all around the United States... Read More

The Evolution of Fake News
Posted on 07-13-2017 by Korinne Bressler

News (n(y)o͞oz) Noun Newly received or noteworthy information, especially about recent or important events. Have you ever shared a story of the latest ‘news’ that you heard from a friend, saw in a grocery store check-out line or spotted... Read More

Working with corporate leadership for valuable PR strategies
Posted on 07-11-2017 by Vorheean

When a public relations strategy is an internal piece of work, generated by your PR team with little input from corporate leaders or alignment with overall company goals, it may end up far less valuable than you'd hoped. Deriving more value from your... Read More

10 Tips for Real Estate Research Efficiency
Posted on 06-28-2017 by Korinne Bressler

If you are a real estate professional, you know that having information is crucial to growing your business. Using open web can be suitable for finding on-the-surface info, but it won’t reveal the full picture that you need the most win new business... Read More

PR Reputation Management: Embracing long-term preparation
Posted on 06-27-2017 by Vorheean

Reputation management, one of the major branches of modern public relations, is at its most important when a crisis strikes. If a brand you're representing comes into bad press, your efforts to burnish the company's image will face a major test... Read More

Compliance Check: Gaps and Good Practices Appear in Modern Slavery Statements
Posted on 06-26-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

In October 2015, the UK Modern Slavery Act came into effect, including the Transparency in Supply Chains (TISC) clause requiring businesses to disclose the steps they are taking to tackle modern slavery. Businesses with a year-end of 31 st March 2016... Read More

Smart media intelligence tips gleaned from the Joy of Painting
Posted on 06-20-2017 by Vorheean

From 1983 until 1994, PBS aired The Joy of Painting , which featured the always good-natured Bob Ross demonstrating wet-on-wet oil painting. While it doesn’t sound like a show that would attract a large audience, the show—and Bob’s folksy... Read More

Rage Donations Give Non-profits a Big Boost
Posted on 06-16-2017 by Korinne Bressler

2016 ended on a high note with $23 billion in charitable donations—a one percent increase over 2015’s record-breaking year. The slow, but steady, upward momentum is a positive sign for the nonprofit industry, but there is another emerging... Read More

10 Steps to Support Sanctions Compliance
Posted on 06-14-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

Recent changes to global sanctions regimes—along with some high-profile and costly sanctions violations—illustrate the importance of mitigating sanctions risks. With increased compliance focus on companies outside of the banking and financial... Read More

Media Analytics: How to combine qualitative and quantitative successes for valuable PR
Posted on 06-13-2017 by Vorheean

How many people are seeing your PR messages? This is likely one of the first and most important metrics you check once a story with media analytics once your pitch reaches the masses. While this is a good start, however, it's premature to call a campaign... Read More

College Transparency Act Demands Higher-Ed Accountability
Posted on 05-31-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

Headlines publicizing the latest data hack or ransomware attack have kept data security and privacy in the public eye, but the College Transparency Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill introduced in Congress this month, looks to reverse a ban on federal student... Read More

3 Ways Risk Monitoring Aids in FCPA Compliance
Posted on 05-30-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

While the White House has been inching forward with its promise to reduce regulatory burdens on business, the rumor mill gone into overtime with speculation about what that could mean for enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In its... Read More

Event Recap: REALTORS® Legislative Meetings 2017
Posted on 05-25-2017 by Korinne Bressler

LexisNexis attended the REALTORS® Legislative meetings & Trade Expo last week and had a great time leading dynamic thought-leadership conversations and discussing industry best practices with attendees. This week-long series of meetings is a premier... Read More

Novartis bribery allegations highlight compliance risks in pharma
Posted on 05-23-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

Recent allegations that Novartis bribed doctors in Greece serve as a reminder that the pharmaceutical industry has a high risk of bribery and corruption. We look at the reasons behind the risk, and how companies can enhance compliance risk mitigation... Read More