Business Intelligence Lessons Real Estate Pros Can Learn from the CIA
Posted on 07-29-2016 by Janelle Coates

The Central Intelligence Agency got its start 69 years ago today when President Harry Truman signed the National Security Act. What—you may wonder—does that have to do with your real estate business? More than you might think. While the business... Read More

How to Root Out Human Trafficking Risks in Your Supply Chain
Posted on 07-28-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

In the introduction to 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report published by the U.S. State Department, Secretary of State John Kerry urged for global supply chain transparency in response to modern slavery. He wrote, “The bottom line is that this is... Read More

Are You Taking the Right Steps for FCPA Compliance?
Posted on 07-21-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

Fifty-nine—that’s the number of countries mentioned in the 87 corporate investigations through the end of June, according to research by The FCPA Blog . The implication is clear: The reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) crosses... Read More

Media Monitoring Reveals Shift in Melania Trump Coverage
Posted on 07-20-2016 by Megan Burnside

Guest written by Chris Scully, Senior Media Intelligence Analyst, LexisNexis Day 1 of the RNC ended and Day 2 began and was dominated by attention on Melania Trump’s 15-minute address. And, following Sunday night’s disastrous 60 Minutes... Read More

Journalism Series: The Fact Checking Politics on Late-Night TV
Posted on 07-19-2016 by Janelle Coates

Around this time last year, many lamented the pending exit of Jon Stewart from the late-night TV, but NPR’s Dave Davies may have said it best on Fresh Air when he noted, “Tomorrow morning, a generation of 30-somethings will wake up and realize... Read More

Media Analysis in the Moment: RNC Takes Center Stage
Posted on 07-18-2016 by Megan Burnside

Even as political prognosticators debate the merits of vice presidents and polling, 15,000 credentialed members of the media are in Cleveland for this week’s Republican National Convention. After months of tracking the progress—or lack of... Read More

Three Trends to Consider when Crafting a Due-Diligence Strategy
Posted on 07-13-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

Technology has changed how we see the world. Take volcanos, for example. You can go to an interactive map that shows the current activity level of volcanos—and even click through to see live video feeds of the activity. If only it were that easy... Read More

Webinar: Tips for Avoiding a Brand Fail Due to Negative News
Posted on 07-12-2016 by Kari Abitbol

Everywhere you look—in print, on websites and across social media—negative news abounds. Those stories make for interesting reading unless, of course, the focus of the article is your own organization or individuals associated with it. Recently... Read More

Journalism Series: 3 Reasons for Conducting News Research and Analysis
Posted on 07-12-2016 by Janelle Coates

What’s the most debated topic of this year’s U.S. presidential campaign? According to a recent Washington Post article , it’s not the border wall, terrorism or emails: It’s the media’s coverage of Donald Trump. More specifically... Read More

Will the UK Bribery Act Be Enough to Curb Corruption after Brexit?
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

Most agree that the UK Bribery Act (UKBA) is one of the strictest pieces of anti-bribery legislation in the world. The UKBA applies to both UK companies operating abroad and for overseas companies with a presence in the UK. Get our complimentary white... Read More

Journalism Series: USA Today Journalists Fact Check Donald Trump's Litigation History
Posted on 06-28-2016 by Janelle Coates

Guest Written by: Ashley Mitchell Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that Presidential-hopeful Donald Trump boasts a litigious past and present. He once sued—unsuccessfully—Julius and Edmond Trump to prevent them from using... Read More

How Will Brexit Impact the UK’s Approach to Tackling Financial Crime?
Posted on 06-24-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

The UK is to leave the European Union, after 51.9% of voters backed a Brexit in yesterday’s vote (23 June). Prime Minister David Cameron has already announced that he will hand over leadership by October. Leaders in every sector are now being forced... Read More

How Did Father's Day Fare Against Mother's Day Media Coverage?
Posted on 06-23-2016 by Megan Burnside

Which is the more popular holiday: Mother’s Day or Father’s Day? The answer that we uncovered may surprise you. According to media monitoring and news analysis using LexisNexis Newsdesk™, approximately 328,000 stories were filed about... Read More

How Empowered Women Are Taking the Fundraising Lead
Posted on 06-21-2016 by Kari Abitbol

Two years ago, Emma Watson—or Hermione Granger for Harry Potter fans—took the stage as the United Nations’ Women Goodwill Ambassador to speak about gender equality and the UN’s “HeforShe” campaign . While the pace of... Read More

Why Journalists Need Reliable Tools for Public Records and News Research
Posted on 06-21-2016 by Janelle Coates

Like our own universe, the universe of content—books, magazines and newspapers—is expanding. More than 300,000 books are published in the U.S. annually. And on any given day, major U.S. newspapers like The Washington Post , The New York Times... Read More