The “Good Change Report”: Sustainable Apparel

The “Good Change” Report is a monthly analysis produced jointly by RF|Binder’s Social Impact & Sustainability and Integrated Planning & Analytics teams. With this report, we provide a look into which brands are driving today’s most important social and environmental conversations, and how the dialogue is taking shape. Each month, we use our proprietary tools to dig into one trending topic, pinpointing the most highly shared news stories, as well as consumer sentiment and key conversation drivers across social media platforms. Read on for this month’s hot topic: sustainable apparel….

RF|Binder Media Intelligence: Monday, July 29

Tech Reporter at Washington PostHeather Kelly will be The Washington Post’s reporter covering the ways technology affects everyday life, including relationships, financial situations, education, work, health and entertainment. Heather has been a technology reporter and editor for the past 13 years, most recently at CNN.  Bloomberg’s Adds Cybersecurity ReporterWilliam Turton will be joining Bloomberg to cover hackers and cybersecurity for the publication.  BBC Launches Worklife WebsiteBBC.com launched Worklife, a digital home for coverage the personal and professional lives of today’s global workforce, replacing BBCCapital.  Staples Launches a MagazineStaples Inc., a Massachusetts-based retail company, has announced that they…

RF|Binder Media Intelligence: Monday, July 15

CNBC Reshapes Leadership CNBC named two veteran executives to new roles: Lacy O’Toole will become Managing Editor of CNBC Business News and Jason Gewirtz will shift into a revamped Vice President, News position. New Reporter at Yahoo Finance Anjalee Khemlani will be joining Yahoo Finance as a reporter. Khemlani has previously worked as the managing editor for ROI-NJ, where she reported on New Jersey business news. New Bloomberg Reporter in Hong Kong Iain Marlow, a reporter for Bloomberg, will be covering regional politics, foreign policy, trade, and security in Hong…

RF|Binder Media Intelligence: Monday, July 8

CNN Business Perspectives Adds EditorMark Naida, former editorial page fellow for The Detroit News, has joined the CNN Business Perspectives team as an editor. At CNN, Naida will assist in commissioning and editing articles for Perspectives, the outlet’s online business op-ed section.  New Appointments at the WSJThe Wall Street Journal welcomed new reporters to various positions throughout the organization. Jaewon Kang joins the publication’s Chicago bureau to take on the food retail beat. Katherine Sayre is the publication’s new gambling reporter in Los Angeles. Sayre was most recently an investigative reporter for the Times-Picayune…

RF|Binder Media Intelligence: Monday, July 1

Bloomberg Reporter Joins FortuneJeremy Kahn has moved on from Bloomberg to rejoin Fortune magazine and cover artificial intelligence and other forms of disruptive technology. He was most recently a technology beat reporter at Bloomberg News, and before that was a writer for Bloomberg Markets magazine.  Reuters Forex and Bonds ReporterReuters has hired Wall Street Journal reporter Olga Cotaga to cover foreign exchange trading and bonds. She has been writing daily market comments on forex and United Kingdom real estate for Dow JonesMarket Talk for The Journal and the Dow Jones News Jones. She also writes features for…

The “Good Change” Report: A Look at Trending News in Social Impact and Sustainability

The “Good Change” Report is a monthly analysis produced jointly by RF|Binder’s Social Impact & Sustainability and Integrated Planning & Analytics teams. With this report, we provide a look into which brands are driving today’s most important social and environmental conversations, and how the dialogue is taking shape. Each month, we use our proprietary tools to dig into one trending topic, pinpointing the most highly shared news stories, as well as consumer sentiment and key conversation drivers across social media platforms. Read on for this month’s hot topic: single-use plastic….

RF|Binder Media Intelligence: Monday, June 24

FT Adds to VC BeatMiles Kruppa, senior writer at Absolute Return magazine, will join The Financial Times’ San Francisco bureau to cover venture capital next month. His beat will center on chronicling money in Silicon Valley, reporting on the most significant deals, people, and institutions funding the technology industry.  FT Hires Reporter for Moral MoneyPatrick Temple-West, a former Politico reporter, will join the FT as a reporter for “Moral Money,” a new initiative  that explores the fast-growing and international shift towards ethical, sustainable and responsible investing.  Investigative at The Washington Post The…

Cannes 2019: Creativity with Purpose

Cannes Lions 2019 is a wrap! All the gold has been awarded, the parties have come to an end, and thousands of exhausted attendees have flown home. In my fifth year attending, I’m struck with how rapidly and remarkably our industry continues to evolve. If you’ve been to Cannes, you probably agree that the toughest aspect of the festival is figuring out how to do everything you want in the week you’re there. Cannes is a chance not only to see some of the best creative work across the globe,…

RF|Binder Media Intelligence: Monday, June 17

Two New Editors at AxiosAxios recently welcomed two new editors to its staff: Jennifer Kingsonand Michele Salcedo. Kingson joined Axios as the managing editor of business, where she oversees the coverage of markets, banking real estate, and other financial topics. She’s at the helm of both the Axios Markets and Axios edge newsletters. Salcedo is the organization’s news desk editor, where she works closely with a team of editors and apprentices to continue breaking news online.  Big Changes at Vice MediaThere were significant changes at Vice Media last week as the company…

Higher Ed’s Spring of Scandal and Accelerating Disruption

The annual college graduation season is upon us, with the stately strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” carrying across hundreds of U.S. campuses as graduates joyfully accept their degrees.  But this year, the congratulatory smiles of robed administrators and academic leaders on the dais may mask a higher-than-usual level of trepidation about the future.  The reason: Rarely has the reputation of higher education been more pummeled in the headlines, or its business model come under more stress and scrutiny, than in the first half of this year. News reports have called…