Episode 99 - 11.15.18

Episode 97 - 10.11.18

Episode 95 - 9.20.18

Episode 94 - 8.23.18 (Interview: Chad Mitchell)

Episode 93 - 8.16.18

Episode 92 - 7.12.18 (Hot Topics: Gender differences and work-life balance in communications)

SHOW NOTES - July 2018 - Hot Topics: Gender differences and work-life balance in communications


Amelia Reigstad, faculty member, University of Minnesota Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Amie Hoffner, vice president & director, Corporate Communications, TCF Financial Corporation


Gender Affects Workplace Treatment, Communication Style in PR Industry

Closing Segment

Talking Points Podcast Facebook Group

Episode 91 - 6.14.18

Episode 89 - 5.17.18

Episode 87 - 4.19.18

Episode 86 - 3.22.18 (Hot Topics: "Fake news")

Episode 85 - 3.15.18

Episode 83 - 2.22.18

SHOW NOTES - February 2018

Quick News & Quick Takes

Study: Successful CEOs Are More Socially Engaged Than The Rest

Facebook’s U.S. user count declines as it prioritizes well-being

Zuckerberg says he wants us to spend less time on Facebook. Maybe he means it

2018 Edelman Trust Barometer Reveals Record-Breaking Drop in Trust in the U.S

What you need to know about trust in 2018

The Rise of the Expert: And 6 Other Takeaways from the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer

Talking Points Spotlight

The best content marketing you’ll see during Super Bowl week is from a Minnesota brewpub

Explore Minnesota uncorks ‘‘Sota Pop’ experience with Colle McVoy for visiting Super Bowl fans

Explore Minnesota's Sota Pop (Video)

Social Media Marketing Spotlight: U.S. Bank Rallies Local Allies for a Friendly, Engaging #MnNice #NiceOff

Talking Points

It's a Good Time to Work in Internal Communications

Brand publishers should learn quality versus quantity and shut up

The Follower Factory

All Followers Are Fake Followers: A New York Times exposé of a “black market” for online fame diagnoses the symptom of social-media despair, but misses its cause

When does the sh*t hit the (fake) fans for brands?

2017 “State of the Creator Economy"

For Influencers, Instagram Is the Clear-Cut Favorite

The end of the Instagram influencer (as we know it)

Brands are bringing influencer marketing in-house

Talking Points Shoutout

Jen Bowring-McDonough, The Center for Victims of Torture

The Center for Victims of Torture/Website

The Center for Victims of Torture/Twitter

The Center for Victims of Torture/Instagram


Closing Segment

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Episode 82 - 1.18.18

Episode 81 - 12.14.17