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Girl Scouts, Amazon’s V-Day Breakup, Instagram Updates and More

Happy snow day, Lunch Breakers – at least in our neck of the woods. When we aren’t tucked away from the cold, we are dodging Girl Scout cookie sales at all of the metro stops. But we’re not fooled by their lack of years in life experience, because these young entrepreneurs can’t be stopped. In… Continue Reading Girl Scouts, Amazon’s V-Day Breakup, Instagram Updates and More

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Instagram Networking, Gillette, Netflix Competition and More

Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers! As we get back into the groove of 2019, we are staying tuned to what’s happening in our industry – and it’s a lot. In this week’s edition we’re talking networking through Instagram, the Gillette debate, brand support during the government shutdown and some unsuspected Netflix competition. Women Network Through Instagram… Continue Reading Instagram Networking, Gillette, Netflix Competition and More

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Newsworthy Ugly Christmas Sweaters, 2018 Twitter Winners, An Instagram Rip-off and more

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers! We’re one week away from Christmas, and our office is engaging in a spirited discussion about the best last-minute stocking stuffers. Does your tree need a ‘Floss like a Boss’ elf ornament? In this week’s edition, we highlight a creative use for Ugly… Continue Reading Newsworthy Ugly Christmas Sweaters, 2018 Twitter Winners, An Instagram Rip-off and more

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Holiday Campaigns from Apple, Air New Zealand, Amazon and More

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES ‘Tis the season to be…preparing for 2019. Here in the Stanton DC office, we have our sweaters, heaters, hot coco and our editorial calendars at the ready. We also have our eyes on all things holiday-related. In this week’s Lunch Break edition, we talk about creative seasonal… Continue Reading Holiday Campaigns from Apple, Air New Zealand, Amazon and More

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Celebrate International Cat Day with Stanton

Happy International Cat Day! At Stanton, we are cat (and dog) people, and like other pet owners, we seize every opportunity to show off our furry friends. International Cat Day is celebrated all over the world on August 8 to recognize our feline companions, but you don’t need to be a cat owner to participate.… Continue Reading Celebrate International Cat Day with Stanton

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How Different is PR in the Middle East and the U.S.?

Many years ago, I was a fresh college graduate with a plan. I would fly halfway across the world to a luxurious wonderland of opportunities called Dubai and away from the dread of looking for jobs with the heaps of fellow graduates. As a child of Lebanese immigrants, I had first-hand experience with the Arab… Continue Reading How Different is PR in the Middle East and the U.S.?

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We’re a Great Place to Work…But Don’t Take Our Word for It

Stanton Best Places to Work Honoree

Stanton Communications ranks #23 among Small Companies in Washington Business Journal’s 100 Best Places to Work 2018 The Washington Business Journal named Stanton Communications one of its 100 Best Places to Work in 2018, just one year after we radically changed our work environment to reflect the collaborative, creative, and nimble nature of our team.… Continue Reading We’re a Great Place to Work…But Don’t Take Our Word for It

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Harassment Policies Are Vital, But What About Crisis?

crisis communications harassment policy

With each passing day, new and ever more salacious revelations of sexual harassment come forward.  In this environment, companies are racing to update their sexual harassment policies. As much attention also should be focused on the creation of a crisis communication policy. Far too many organizations begin from scratch when trouble strikes. A crisis policy… Continue Reading Harassment Policies Are Vital, But What About Crisis?

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Roundup: The Best of The Strategy Room 2017

Best of 2017: Stanton Blog

It has been a big year for the Stanton team.  Here in the Strategy Room, we launched a new weekly segment, Lunch Break, to keep you up to date on the latest and greatest news of the communications industry. Beyond the blog, the team relocated to new offices, brought on a number of new faces,… Continue Reading Roundup: The Best of The Strategy Room 2017

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Why News Media Still Matter

Journalism still matters. But the printed page? Not necessarily.

Four years ago this month, we published a blog post titled, “Why Newspapers Still Matter.” It outlined our thinking about print journalism providing an “experience” that is somehow richer than what one can find online. How a newspaper provides a unique snapshot of history. How it gets your hands dirty. How it makes critically important… Continue Reading Why News Media Still Matter

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