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PR experts criticize Columbia Gas" response to gas explosions

Many local public relations and crisis communications experts shook their heads as they watched the scene unfolding in the Merrimack Valley on social media. Some likened it to a lesson in what to avoid in the emerging field of crisis PR......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

On East Side Access, Cuomo again second-guesses his own MTA

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is once again telling his Metropolitan Transportation Authority to go to L—by bringing it academic experts to review one of its biggest boondoggles.The panel of Cornell and Columbia... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 7th, 2019

Exclusive: Columbia Gas boss talks safety, trust and being a fix-it guy

When gas explosions tore through three Merrimack Valley communities on a Thursday afternoon in September, Mark Kempic was on a pipeline safety panel in Florida with fellow utility executives and consultants......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2019

What YouTube needs to do to clean up its thorny kid issues

Google owned video network lost advertisers and got into another PR nightmare over comments. YouTube's response doesn't go far enough, suggest experts. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 2nd, 2019

Facebook Closes 5 Accounts Tied to Russia-Like Tactics in Alabama Senate Race

Facebook acted in response to news reports that a group of social media experts had secretly used deceptive activity in the Alabama race in 2017......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytDec 22nd, 2018

Uber welcomes, unions criticize UK plan to maintain flexible gig economy

Uber Technologies Inc welcomed on Monday the British government's response to a review into workplace rights, which looks set to preserve the business models of gig economy companies, but unions rubbished the business ministry's plans......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 16th, 2018

Utility continuing natural gas repairs through Thanksgiving

Work to restore heat and hot water to thousands of residents in Massachusetts who lost service because of natural gas explosions will continue on Thanksgiving, Columbia Gas said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 15th, 2018

Columbia Gas parent company faces criminal probe over gas explosions

The parent company for Columbia Gas of Massachusetts disclosed Thursday that it is facing a criminal investigation related to the Merrimack Valley gas explosions in September. The investigation is being led by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Mass.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 1st, 2018

Israel Strikes Gaza Hospital During Massive Response To "Islamic Jihad" Rocket Attacks

Gazans reported explosions so massive they seemed to turn night into day overnight Friday as Israeli aircraft began pounding the Gaza Strip since the evening in response t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 27th, 2018

Columbia Gas pushes back deadline to restore service to those affected by explosions

This story was originally published on WBUR. State officials and Columbia Gas announced Friday they are pushing back the utility's original deadline to restore all heat and hot water to homes and businesses in the Merrimack Valley to Dec. 16. Co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2018

Columbia Gas hit with first lawsuit in likely barrage of claims

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts and its parent company, Nisource Inc., have been hit with a class action lawsuit related to the evacuations and other interruptions caused by the gas explosions and fires that rocked the Merrimack Valley last week. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Massachusetts explosions: Owner of Columbia Gas linked to three prior gas line blasts

Explosions, fires north of Boston that killed one, injured at least 25 were at least the fourth tragedy linked to Columbia Gas of Massachu.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 15th, 2018

NiSource"s stock tumbles after Massachusetts gas explosions, to pullback from record close

Shares of NiSource Inc. plummeted 11% in premarket trade Friday, after customers of one of the company's seven regulated utilities, Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, were asked to evacuate foll.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

Oneiro Launches Ndau, The World’s First Buoyant Coin Supposedly Optimized For Long-Term Store Of Value

Today, an anonymous collective of experts from world-class institutions — including Goldman Sachs, Columbia University, and Carnegie Mellon — unveils ndau, the world’s first.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 13th, 2018

Reforms haven"t eliminated risk of another Lehman-type failure

Reforms made in response to the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in 2008 won’t prevent a repeat, experts told MarketWatch......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 9th, 2018

Reforms haven"t eliminated risk of another Lehman-type failure

Reforms made in response to the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in 2008 won’t prevent a repeat, experts told MarketWatch......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 9th, 2018

Capitol Report: Reforms haven’t eliminated risk of another Lehman-type failure

Reforms made in response to the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in 2008 won’t prevent a repeat, experts told MarketWatch......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 8th, 2018

Scarlett Johansson doesn’t care about trans people (and neither does Hollywood)

Business Insider Getty Images Scarlett Johansson is playing a transgender man for the movie "Rub & Tug." The news has upset some in the trans community, who criticize Hollywood for giving their stories to cis actors. In response to the backlash, a repres.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 6th, 2018

Analysis: Tariffs won"t slow China"s tech rise

China's aggressive efforts to become a tech superpower are fueling trade tensions with the United States. But experts say the US government needs to come up with a smarter response......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 2nd, 2018

Economists say U.S. tariffs are wrong move on a valid issue

While saying President Trump is right about China’s offenses, trade experts feel his response is unlikely to work. They favor a multilateral approach......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 11th, 2018

Economists say U.S. tariffs are wrong move on a valid issue

While saying President Trump is right about China’s offenses, trade experts feel his response is unlikely to work. They favor a multilateral approach......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 11th, 2018