This year has been like no other, and many Triple Radio stations who have annual holiday events to support their communities have been forced to suspend them due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But that doesn’t mean several stations are not still moving ahead with special programming and charitable events.
On the community support side iHEARTRADIO Triple A KBCO/DENVER has announced the pending release of its STUDIO C VOLUME 32. It will be available on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5th at select COLORADO WHOLE FOODS MARKET locations. Proceeds from the release go to benefit the BOULDER COUNTY AIDS PROJECT, FOOD BANK OF THE ROCKIES and COLORADO MUSIC RELIEF FUND. KBCO is also joining HOPE TO THE HUNGRY campaign to encourage listeners to support the DENVER RESCUE MISSION.
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In 2019, a group of right-wing political operatives promoted a fundraising website to build a section of border wall, and the site later became the subject of a money-laundering investigation. Now those same operatives are behind a Facebook group dedicated to delegitimizing election results that don’t favor President Trump, which went viral Thursday.
On Thursday afternoon, Facebook took down the page, called “Stop The Steal.”
As members of the group repeatedly called for violence and a civil war, leading to turmoil inside Facebook, the group expanded at a rapid pace Thursday morning, topping out at about 350,000 profiles. The group pointed users to organized events, including one in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Thursday afternoon with a “#StopTheSteal” branding.
Facebook initially barred the group from appearing in searches involving the election, and even direct searches for “stop the steal,” but members of pro-Trump Facebook groups, as well as other social media networks
As the 2020 election nears, Syracuse University is holding a number of virtual events to discuss issues, promote dialogue and help students learn more about the election and its implications through the lens of disciplines, including media, law, public policy, economics and spirituality.
A full listing of Election 2020 events is available on the University Events Calendar.
Informal Dialogue Sessions
A series of informal dialogue sessions for students, sponsored by the Student Activism Engagement Team, Division of Enrollment and the Student Experience’s Cultural Centers, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, will be held on Oct. 28-29 and Nov. 1-6. Facilitated by students and staff, these dialogue sessions will provide students an opportunity to reflect on and learn more about their beliefs and those of their peers. Students will be encouraged to share their experiences, perspectives and thoughts on how the election will impact the future of the country.
When you’re setting up a high-profile event for your company, there will be complicated communications demands because of the event’s size. The business needs to have communications strategies before, during, and after the event to ensure that everything happens smoothly.
Unfortunately, nothing in planning high-profile events is straightforward. It’s not uncommon to see businesses overlooking critical communications steps or strategies when putting together their event. Sadly, a breakdown in communications could lead to the collapse of the entire event. To prevent this, we asked 15 professionals from Forbes Communications Council about the strategies that companies typically overlook in their high-profile event planning. Here’s what they told us.
1. Preparing For The Worst
Never forget to prepare for the worst. Most events have apps or websites that serve as their communications
Microsoft isn’t just taking the stage at the big CES conference next year, it’s helping to actually power the stage, as the Consumer Technology Association announced Monday that it has selected the tech giant as its technology partner for the all-digital event.
CES 2021 will use Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Power Platform to deliver an exhibitor showcase, media events, conference programming, networking events and more over four days, Jan. 11-14.
The annual conference usually attracts many thousands of exhibitors, attendees and media from around the world for an in-person event in Las Vegas. CTA will rely instead on Microsoft to connect everything via the cloud, and the company feels like staging its own large-scale events over the past several months has helped it learn a ton.
In a blog post Monday, Microsoft’s Bob Bejan, corporate VP for global events, said that the company has “experimented