Ten signs you need to get out of the house and travel

Longtime LCI friend and client Jon Handlery owns the Handlery Hotels properties in San Francisco and San Diego. As we move beyond COVID, he took a humorous look at the reasons to start traveling again. By Jon Handlery, Guest Blogger After being cooped up in the house for the past 12 months, you might be questioning, “have I been home…
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Meet the Media – Mike McPhate

Blog courtesy of Polly Winograd Ikonen, LCI Mike McPhate is the founder and editor of California Sun. Before California Sun, he wrote the California Today newsletter for the New York Times. He has also held various reporting and editing jobs at the Times, Washington Post and New York Sun. Landis Communications Inc.’s work with Save the Redwoods League connected us…
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Shining A Light On ESG Reporting

Blog courtesy of Susan McNair, Currie Communications When it comes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) reports, most large-listed companies keep outsiders in the dark. A lack of transparency in ESG reporting makes it hard to assess companies’ non-financial risks, impacts and actions. The Global ESG Monitor (GEM), a study of ESG reports from the largest listed companies in Europe, the USA…
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Meet the Media – Warren Thayer

Blog courtesy of Robin Carr, LCI Warren Thayer is the editorial director and co-founder of Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer. A lifelong journalist, he has been writing about the supermarket business for 40 years. He has been on CNN and national public radio multiple times. Landis Communications Inc.’s work with iTradeNetwork connected us to Warren and his publication. 1. What types…
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15 Steps To Successful Press Release Writing

By David Landis and Andie Davis, LCI Ah, yes, the press release. A public relations professional’s bread and butter. Every public relations practitioner has experience writing press releases, but how many fall into the trap of being a bit too formulaic? Probably more than we would like to admit. In public relations, our number one goal is to earn coverage…
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LCI Goes Virtual

By David Landis, LCI President It’s all the rage these days. Pandemic or not, businesses are looking at how they operate: should they continue to have an office, should they have a hybrid operation – or should they go entirely virtual? Being on the cutting edge, “going virtual” has always been a part of the landscape here in the San…
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Why Current ESG Reporting Is Dangerous For Everyone

By Ariane Hofstetter, CEO of KOHORTEN and Michael Diegelmann, Founder and General Manager of cometis While the importance of ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) issues, sustainable investments and transparent ESG reporting continues to grow, the Global ESG Monitor (GEM) shows that companies from DAX, EUROSTOXX, ASX 50 and Dow Jones still place too little emphasis on sustainability. In an international collaboration,…
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Meet the Media – Dan Rosenheim

By David Landis, LCI Dan Rosenheim is the Director of Business Development at Bay City News. His impressive resume includes working for the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, SF Chronicle, KRON and KPIX (CBS). 1. How is reporting different at newspapers, TV and wire services? The differences are less significant than what, at least in a good newsroom, they all share:…
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News Literacy – Sticking To The Facts

By LCI’s Andie Davis This week, Andie dives into news literacy and shares best practices to make sure you are sticking to the facts.   Watch our video:   Got a comment? Share your thoughts below or with Andie at [email protected]   Related Articles: Americans and the News Media: What they do — and don’t — understand about each other…
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Meet the Media – Ema Sasic

By Robin Carr, LCI Ema Sasic is the editor of Bakersfield Life Magazine and reporter at The Bakersfield Californian. Landis Communications Inc.’s work with Centre for Neuroskills connected us to Ema and her publication. What types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? I always enjoy writing about up-and-coming people who are doing great things in Bakersfield….
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