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Where you look for news may depend on your political stance

November 10th, 2014
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Nov 10, 2014 Have you ever noticed that when your extremely right-wing cousin and fervently progressive sibling butt heads at your family’s holiday dinners, they can’t even seem to settle on the same basic facts? A recent study by the Pew Research Center might help to explain why. The study surveyed almost 3,000 Americans to [...]

A crisis doesn’t have to be scary – if you’re prepared.

October 31st, 2014
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Oct 31, 2014 It’s a little hard to be in the PR business and not handle a crisis or two. In our case, it’s something we do for clients quite often. Over the years we’ve handled a wide and varied assortment of problems most of us wouldn’t wish on our worst enemies – data breeches, [...]

Hubbell Communications wins coveted PR Award

October 21st, 2014
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Oct 21, 2014 The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) honored Hubbell Communications at their annual awards reception last Thursday with a Public Affairs Spotlight Award. Account Executives Hannah Rogers and Kara Hansen were recognized by PRSA’s Portland Metro Chapter for their work on America’s Health Insurance Plans’ Coalition for Medicare Choices (CMC) “Seniors are [...]

Insights from Ward: Predicting and influencing behavior

October 14th, 2014
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Oct 14, 2014 Here’s an interesting read. It reminds me of a paper I wrote years ago in grad school on group polarization, a theory that says people with similar views on a controversial issue will become more extreme when they discuss that issue with someone who has a similar point of view. The thinking [...]

What we’ve learned about today’s media environment

July 24th, 2014
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Jul 24, 2014 Thanks to social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, media outlets can’t sit on any news for very long or they might get scooped by the competition. What does this mean for companies with a story to tell? If you craft your message well and offer the right mix of materials, your [...]

IABC honors Hubbell Communications

June 19th, 2014
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Jun 19, 2014 The Oregon-Columbia Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) honored two Hubbell Communications account executives at their annual awards reception Wednesday evening. Hannah Rogers and Kara Hansen each received a Bronze Beacon Award for their work on America’s Health Insurance Plans’ Coalition for Medicare Choices (CMC) largest-ever grassroots campaign “Seniors [...]

The more things change… (Reflecting on Athens)

May 12th, 2014
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May 12, 2014 Ward Hubbell, President of Hubbell Communications, just returned from a week in Greece. Here’s what he had to say about the experience: “I spent last week at the Global Leadership Conference of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO). EO is a 10,000-member global organization of entrepreneurs and business owners. I am honored to serve [...]

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