The Behan Blog
May 25, 2018This year’s crop of college commencement speakers cut out the cliches and provided heartfelt and inspiring advice during this time of great change.
April 24, 2018When you hear that a small town in Upstate New York is taking on the rapidly expanding, enigmatic Bitcoin, you take notice; in fact, the tech, finance and municipal worlds are taking notice, too, in part because Plattsburgh, a city of fewer than 20,000, isn’t the underdog; it’s a poised and powerful participant content with being underestimated.
April 2, 2018How can this happen? This is the question the nation asks each time another school shooting occurs. Across the country, as schools have become the front line in crisis management and communications, educators, parents and community leaders are asking another question: Are we prepared?
March 14, 2018Reputational crises occur daily. Some are legitimate, some contrived. Some are self-inflicted, some externally generated. Some reasonably foreseeable, others sudden and unpredictable.
March 8, 2018I love a good obit. Always have. As a long-ago journalist, I believed that great obituaries were one of the true measures of a great newspaper. At lesser newspapers, obituary desks were a training ground for the most inexperienced journalists or penal colony for hacks. But great newspapers always have seen the obituary desk as the place where good journalism and great human interest intersect to produce some of the most compelling reading. Obituaries aren’t death notices; they are life stories, inspiring and amazing. A good one makes a reader say: I wish I’d known her.
February 7, 2018When the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, NY sought a complete overhaul to its website, Behan Communications was proud to answer the call. Our team created a user-friendly design that works as well on mobile devices as laptops and desktops, with features designed to further the Diocese’s outreach work in the digital world.
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