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2011-08-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW Group (www.mww.com), one of the top ten global independent public relations firms, announced today that Traci E. Carpenter has joined the agency as Director of Speechwriting and Content. Carpenter brings extensive experience in speechwriting, strategic messaging and content development to the firm, previously serving as a senior speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and Governor Andrew Cuomo. In this new position, Carpenter will support MWW...

2011-04-18 08:00:00

DETROIT, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new book, "Speech Right: How to Write a Great Speech," award winning writer Chuck Snearly shares his secrets to success with humor, candor, and practical advice. After more than 30 years of working with senior executives across a wide range of industries, Snearly has prepared an easy-to-follow guide to writing a great speech. "In today's media-rich environment, a great keynote speech can create incredible benefits for speakers, companies and...

2009-06-02 07:15:00

EL PRADO, N.M., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- There are several books of anecdotes on the nation's bookshelves, but most of them are devoted to specialized fields such as Hollywood, Broadway, Congress, Business, Science, Sports and so on. Of the few general anecdote books available, one of them was originally published more than 50 years ago. To correct this situation, Levine Mesa Press of Taos, New Mexico, has just brought out a carefully indexed 620-page collection of anecdotes, fables, legends...

2009-02-14 12:48:54

Speechwriters say U.S. President Barack Obama's use of the phrase This winter of our hardship conveys a poetic sense of urgency without being gloomy. The reference to winter suggests that it will pass if we take the right steps -- winters end, winters don't last forever, said Jeff Shesol, a speechwriter for President Bill Clinton. In an echo of William Shakespeare, Obama used the phrase in his inaugural address and again this week during a news conference to convey the severity of the...

2009-01-16 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural event for Republicans on Jan. 20 will not be the swearing-in of President Barack Obama; it will be the launch of NEWMAJORITY.COM (http://www.newmajority.com), a new voice for conservatives determined to renew and reform the Grand Old Party. Led by David Frum, former speechwriter for President George W. Bush and popular blogger for National Review Online, NewMajority.com will champion a responsive, responsible, inclusive, and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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