A Day at the Market: Food, Fun and the Seattle Spirit

What happened when a PR account team here at Weber Shandwick Seattle shed the computers, the smartphones and workplace jargon to instead play tourist for an afternoon at one of Seattle’s most iconic attractions? Well, besides walking away with full stomachs, the afternoon confirmed our hunch that work relationships can be deepened by stepping out […]

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Trending Tech: Facebook and Amazon New Ventures, Apple and Amazon Security & Starbucks Mobile Wallet

Internet giants Facebook and Amazon announced new ventures: Amazon launched its first social game created by its own gaming studios and Facebook released its first real money gambling app in the U.K.  In other news, Apple and Amazon addressed security flaws after a tech journalist’s ‘epic’ hack story caused widespread concern over digital privacy. The […]

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There's a Map for That.

I’ve always had a thing for maps. I think it comes with my obsession with traveling and seeing new places. There are times when I miss unfolding the giant maps and navigating my way across the country – followed by frustration and never being able to fold it back up again. A few years ago, […]

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Dan Savage, Starbucks Win MCDM’s "Make The Change" Award

Digital is everywhere. It’s taken over how we work, how we communicate, how we consume. Day by day, digital finds its way into our lives and disrupts our status quo. Tonight at its annual Screen Summit event, the University of Washington’s Master of Communication in Digital Media (MCDM) program is giving out an award to […]

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“Shared Value” is Changing How Companies do Business

A new catchphrase in today’s philanthropic and corporate circles is generating top tier media buzz, as seen in a recent Reuters’ article written by Michel Nichols, “Make money and do good is the new corporate buzz.” The catchphrase—shared value—was coined by Michael Porter of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School, who […]

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