"Dateline" - Video Games as Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those kinds of games have become, in themselves, social networks. On television, viewers like real-life crime and mystery. So, it's expected that the combination of the two would flood programming.

Power - Seismic Shift from Manhattan Boozy Pricey Lunching to Eating-at-Desk, Social Networks, Wellness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, how does power look in 2019?    Power is also transmitted through social networks.   Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Everything changes. 

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Instagram Testing Out Concealing Likes - Will That Trend with Other Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The hypothesis of that experiment is that relieving the pressure to pile up lots of likes will allow both posters and users to enjoy the social network more. Eventually, other social networks could also decide to test out eliminating not only likes but also shares and comments. 

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Global Tensions - Corporate Leaders Finding They Have to Put the Kibosh on Posting Personal/Organization Values on Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the other hand, executives are finding themselves in a pickle for posting on social networks and through apps personal and organizational values critical of how other nations do business.   Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know.

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"Mad Men" in 2019, Along with Illusion of Self-Awareness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Obviously, in 2019, Don Draper from "Mad Men" would be creating ads for digital. Social networks such as Twitter are platforms for scaled opining. But, at least to baby boomers, that's different from knowing that everyone on your network is taking in John F.

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Working in Media Means No Safe Harbor - 7,770 Jobs Lost in 2019

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Overall, in 2019, reports BusinessInsider , 7,700 jobs have been lost in media. More recently, after playing in the social network sandbox for a while, I got it to return to a narrow specialization. Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know.

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Halloween 2019 - 5 Best Costumes for Public Relations Representatives

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, let's make Halloween 2019 one of extreme pleasure. Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Family-free, Halloween is the most loved holiday in America. The exception to that is that you can bring along your four-legged children.

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Women in the Workplace - McKinsey 2019 Report Presents Surprising Finding on What's Blocking Movin' on Up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the 2019 report there is a finding that shifts attention from the "glass ceiling" to what the study labels the "broken rung." Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know.

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Commencement Speeches to Class of 2019 - Bring on The Darkness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The social networks they nurtured during their "educational experience" could mutate into liabilities. Perhaps it was the subliminal advertising by institutions of higher education.

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The Business of Social - What the Rest of Professional Services Already Knows, Law Firms Still Have to Figure Out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The 200 law firms analyzed by Good2BSocial have become more aware of the importance of social networks. Law firm Sanford Heisler Sharp has mastered how to position and package itself on that particular social network.    Here is that 2019 Index.

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Branding Freefall - Both SoftBank, Masayoski Son

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. The investment world's perception of both SoftBank and its chief executive officer Masayoshi Son has gone from bad to worse.

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NDAs - Sometimes Even Required Before Job Interview

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. It's accepted: NDAs (non-disclosure agreements new employees are mandated to sign) have a legitimate purpose. They can prevent employees from revealing trade secrets.

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WeWork - Adam Neumann's Legacy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Q3 2019 constitutes the end of the leadership of Adam Neumann at WeWork. His tech-oriented Vision Fund lost in Q3 2019 $9 billion.   Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. And, based on the numbers, he leaves quite the legacy.

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When Society Loses Trust - Bring on the Cons

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer documented that trust in establishment institutions remains low. Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Tonight, "Court TV" revisited the saga of TV infomercial pitch man Kevin Trudeau. The 7th U.S.

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Jersey City Once a Melting Pot - Was Shooting Motivated by Anti-Semitism?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Jersey City, New Jersey had been an easy first stop for immigrants from western and eastern Europe as well as the United Kingdom.

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Clinton Branding - It Means "Moderate" for Jittery Democrats

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. "Clinton" is a known brand. Plus, it isn't scary. Nothing radical about it. The genius of Bill Clinton's political positioning and packaging was putting himself out there as a moderate.

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Responds to Jones Day's Sanctions Motion

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. It could have been thought of as The Clash of the Titans. In the gender discrimination litigation "Tolton et al.

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Two Worlds: Gentrified Downtown Jersey City, NJ and Greenville Section (in the latter, gunfire continues)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. About a nine minute ride from Greenville is gentrified downtown Jersey City, New Jersey. There, by the Path train, studio apartments go for nearly 3K.

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Premature Rush to Salvation: Felicity Huffman v. Alex Kozinski

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Film enthusiasts probably recall the poignant tale of the female janitor who rescues an Amazonian god from a military research institution. That movie had been "The Shape of Water." 

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"TV" No Longer Means "Network"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's the end of an era: Free network TV. Network TV no longer matters to those doing the judging of the Golden Globes: the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. None of the major categories nominated for awards were from network TV. Of course, network TV was never really free.

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TikTok - Will It Kill Off Instagram/Facebook Parent?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As social network communications/marketing experts know, Instagram is the place to be for reaching iGens. The censorship of social networks in China can throw shade on TikTok.  Social networks represent a money game, not connecting. 

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Weather as THE Story - Even Drudge Report Backs Away from Politics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Climate change has pull force. So, weather, even a moderate snowstorm, becomes THE story. 

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Correction - New York Post Fixes Misspell of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Last Name (mostly)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. It is 8:10 A.M. New York Time. The wrong spelling of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been corrected by the New York Post - mostly. There is still one reference to her as "Ginsberg."

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KY Justice Dawn Gentry - Maybe Yet Another Horror Story How Boss/Subordinate Relationships Can Derail Careers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Several days ago, The Wall Street Journal took up the urgent matter of romantic relationships in the workplace between bosses and subordinates. Essentially, the guidance was: Don't do it. Call it Forbidden Love.

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Language - When Word "Radicalize" Was Cool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. The headline in Thomson Reuters uses the term "radicalize" associated with Mohammed Saud Alshamrani. Of course, in that context the connotation is negative. 

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Paying Ultimate Price for Being in the Loop - Thomas Bowers, et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  - Ian Spiegelman, LA Magazine, November 27, 2019. Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know.

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Twitter and More - Influence Game in Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

2019 is about The Twittering of Everything. If it isn't posted on that social network it doesn't exist. And both those doing the posting and that social network may have tremendous influence. (Or, Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know.

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Glut Swells in Editorial - GateHouse Media Lays Off in Gannett

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. The tragedy of layoffs in the news industry is two-fold. One part, of course, is that human beings lose the jobs which they saw as a mission, not just a way to make a living.

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Internet Advertising - What IAB Reports

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For the first half of 2019, internet advertising grew 17%, compared to the same time period last year. The bigger growth bangs happened in mobile advertising (up 29%) and social media (up 26%).   Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know.

"60 Minutes" Interview with YouTube's Susan Wojcicki - Bring on the Regulators

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. On "60 Minutes," YouTube chief executive officer Susan Wojcicki shocked the world. And, probably never again, will anyone put the knock on lawyers for being moral relativists. She won that title.

Conservative New York Post Spells Justice Ginsburg's Last Name Wrong

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Is it a Freudian slip? Or does it reflect the lack of a sufficient number of proofreaders and copy editors in journalism today? Whatever. As of 10:29 P.M.

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We Are Our Buzzwords aka Cliches - "Jitters" in, "Angst" Out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Read investor media coverage or posts from those on our social networks.   Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. That 20th century term aka cliché "angst" is no where to be found. What dominates is the term "jitters." 

2019 56

Uber's Safety Report Sure Doesn't Make Me Feel Safe

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. By doing this safety report and releasing it, Uber might assume it is positioning and packaging itself in a positive manner. And its head of legal Tony West is calling the initiative a "new approach."

2019 52

Holiday Family Dynamics: Plan Exit After 3 Hours, 54 Minutes (including to Motel 6)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Flashpoints in family dynamics can happen fast. Actually, Motel 5 conducted a survey to quantify just how long family members have over the holidays to enjoy each other before the situation becomes, well, unbearable.

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Stunner: Drudge Report Poll on Who Will Dem Nominee Has Hillary Come in Second

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. She hasn't even entered the race. Of course, there are hints out there that will happen. But, already some people are assuming she will parachute in, even at this late date.

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Wersell's Bike Shop, Toledo, OH - Building a Biking Infrastructure(one fix-it course, at a time)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That includes courses on fixing bikes, special events for bikers to travel and socialize, a mobile van which comes to where bikers get stuck, and complimentary updates on developments in everything from styling to technology. Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know.

2019 52

Why Total Transparency Is So Important - "District of Columbia v. DoorDash"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Essentially, the AG contends that between July 2017 and September 2019 DoorDash used tips from consumers to subsidize its own balance sheet. Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Food delivery is big business.

Goodbye, OC Weekly - And, Jobs of All Employees

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Maybe the timing was the cruelest cut of all. Yesterday, the day before America celebrates its blessings, owner of OC Weekly Duncan McIntosh informed employees he was shutting down the print publication.

2019 56

Uptick in Ratings for "The Good Doctor" - Who Doesn't Feel Like a Freak?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And that's pretty much how more of us are seeing ourselves in the era of social networks.   Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know.

2019 56

Health Benefits from Friendship - Not a Numbers Game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Finally, those without a ton of friends on social networks can smirk. The question now is: With so many metrics on social networks tracking the number of followers and making that public, are people being encouraged to increase the total instead of investing themselves in a handful of quality relationships? Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know.

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McClatchy - Debt, Pension Obligations Tilt Newspaper Publisher Toward Bankruptcy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. The McClatchy Company operates 29 newspapers. They range from the Miami Herald to the Kansas City Star. The very existence of those publications and the jobs involved are in danger.

2019 56

Conservative Drudge Report Not Loyal to Trump Administration - The U.S. President Notices

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. Matt Drudge and his new conservative digital political tabloid became household names in January 1998. That's when the Drudge Report broke the "intern story," that is, that U.S.

2019 52

"The Good Doctor" - Shaun, His Dying Father, and Passive Mother Inspect Old Wounds

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. In tonight's soul-wrenching episode of "The Good Doctor" Shaun Murphy makes the leap into emotional complexity. He learns that his father is dying and wants to talk with him.

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