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Last year, I covered the landmark SEC decision to recognize corporate blogs and potentially other forms of Social Media as a recognized form of meeting public disclosure requirements under Regulation FD (Fair Disclosure) – in some cases.
Edelman's 2011 Trust Barometer was officially launched yesterday and as usual it generates a lot of coverage and conversation. I always like to wait a little bit after announcements like this, after the dust has settled to see if there is a nugget which hasn't been covered much. From what I've seen both in the press and social networks, much of the discussion has been around the findings of the US having a generally low trust rating.
It is customary at this time of year to look back and reflect on the year that was. But this year is different. Not only was it the end of the first decade of the new Millennium, but it represents the full point at the end of a decade whose crie de coeur must be radical transparency. This palpable demand for unprecedented disclosure is destined to transform government, business and our own lives as social networks, marketers and hackers pierce ever deeper into our professional and personal lives and make that information publicly available. We can no more stop this than we can turn back the Internet.
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Christopher Barger knows first-hand the challenges the automotive industry has faced in recent years.
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The New Look of Transparency
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