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Advancing AI Is Alarming but There’s Hope

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Angelica Wedell, Director of Communications and Marketing at Polco. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn! What I’m Reading: Peggy and Me by Miranda Hart What I’m Watching: Stranger Things Social AI distorts views of the world. Well-designed technology can make it better.  – By Jessie O’Brien, Ed. Angelica Wedell –  … Continued

A Communications Wake-up Call

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Danielle Rogers, Community Marketing Manager for Newton, Iowa. Connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter. Listening To: The Wine & Crime Podcast. A true crime / comedy podcast. From their website “Join three childhood friends as they chug wine, chat true crime, and unleash their worst Minnesota accents!” Reading: Ariadne … Continued

The Campaign of My Career (…thus far)

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Kelli Bennett, Communications Director at the Georgia Municipal Association – connect on LinkedIn and Twitter! What I’m Listening to: A healthy blend of Maverick City, the new J. Cole and Gregory Porter What I’m Watching: Queen Sugar (May or may not have watched the last season in two days) What … Continued

Communicate to Connect — Beating the Infodemic

Today’s Buzz is by Katie Nelson (Twitter and LinkedIn) What I am reading: The Revolt of the Public What I am Listening to: Small Town Murder What I am Watching: WandaVision  “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” George Bernard Shaw, the Irish playwright, was ahead of his time … Continued

If You LOVE Recycling: A Communications Plan

Today’s Buzz is by Jessica VanderKolk, Communications Manager in the City of Battle Creek, Michigan. Find me on Twitter and LinkedIn. What I’m reading: I’ve started a handful of books and am making slooow progress. Two are Pawnee: The Greatest Town in America by Leslie Knope; and Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey What I’m watching: Gilmore … Continued

Podcast: Common Community Engagement Mistakes with Kevin Lyons, FlashVote

Kevin Lyons CEO & Co-Founder FlashVote LinkedIn Pizza, beer, & public input. Kevin Lyons, CEO & Co-Founder of FlashVote, joins the podcast to discuss community engagement. He highlights common mistakes made with various types of communication channels as well as mistakes organizations make in town halls, social media, online forums, and surveys. Kevin also shares … Continued

Taking Fire Prevention Week Virtual

You’re Buzzing today with Jessica VanderKolk, Communications Manager for the City of Battle Creek. Find me on Twitter and LinkedIn. What I’m reading: Shadows of the Workhouse by Jennifer Worth (Call the Midwife, book 2). I watched the series on Netflix before I realized it was based on books. They’re both excellent. What I’m watching: … Continued

Podcast: The Experience of Black Social Media Managers with Christina Roach and Victor Henderson

Christina Roach Digital Content Officer City of Dallas, TX LinkedIn | Twitter Victor Henderson Communications Specialist North Central Texas Council of Governments LinkedIn | Twitter “Y’all, I’m hurt.” Christina Roach, Digital Content Officer for the City of Dallas, Texas, and Victor Henderson, Communications Specialist for the North Central Texas Council of Governments, joined the podcast … Continued

Will Crisis Engagement Become Engagement?

I’m Jessica VanderKolk, Communications Manager for the City of Battle Creek, Michigan. Talk to me on Twitter and LinkedIn! What I’m reading — Untamed by Glennon Doyle What I’m watching — ASMR videos to relax my brain, while I work and before I sleep What I’m doing — Running as much as I can, and … Continued

Investing in Good on Black Friday

Today’s Morning Buzz is written by Katie Nelson – connect on Twitter and LinkedIn! ____________________________________________________________________________________ What I’m Listening To: “Do Go On” a podcast about anything and everything What I’m Reading: “City of Girls” by Elizabeth Gilbert What I’m Watching: “The Devil Next Door” on Netflix ____________________________________________________________________________________ Let’s just get this out of the way … Continued

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