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Misinformation Makes Money While Reality Bites

If there’s one takeaway from the headlines in the communications business over the past week it should be this: Misinformation makes money. There’s a lot of discussion about the prevalence of misinformation in American society but now, the fact that it leads to enormous profits should make its way toward the beginning of the conversation. … Continued

Facebook’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

After more than 20 years of crisis communication and related activity, like media training for executives and spokespeople, including working with legal counsel to craft statements to be included in tough news stories, it was easy to cringe when watching Facebook tiptoe through a Sunday and Monday like few others. First, it was the source … Continued

Life Lessons From Ted Lasso?

Yeah it might be all that you get Yeah I guess this might well be it But heaven knows I’ve tried If you’re a fan of the Apple TV comedy, “Ted Lasso” you’ll recognize those words from the show’s opening.  If you’ve never watched the program (and you should) those might also be construed as … Continued

It’s Not Too Late For Communicators To Step Up

Back in April, as vaccines were starting to become available to just about every adult in America, we wrote about what everyone with a platform, especially professional communicators and still-trusted local news outlets, must do in order for the coronavirus crisis to end. So how’d it go? To borrow a line from the TV Show … Continued

TANNER FRIEDMAN NAMED “BEST PUBLIC RELATIONS FIRM” BY MICHIGAN LAWYERS WEEKLY READERS

Farmington Hills, Mich. (September 7, 2021) – Readers of Michigan Lawyers Weekly, a statewide publication focusing on the legal profession, have honored Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications in the publication’s 5th Annual Reader Rankings issue. Readers named Tanner Friedman the “Best Public Relations Agency” in Michigan for working with lawyers and law firms. Lawyers Weekly readers … Continued

Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications Promotes Jennie Miller to Director

Tanner Friedman founding partners Don Tanner and Matt Friedman today announced Jennie Miller has been promoted to Director at the firm. During her tenure with the agency, Miller has implemented a wide range of successful, award-winning communications campaigns and has provided counsel, strategy and support for clients ranging from nonprofit organizations and start-up entrepreneurs to … Continued