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A Case Study on Committee for Education Funding

The Raben Group has been a vital partner in our efforts to re-energize CEF. Joel and his colleagues bring exceptional skill, professionalism, and enthusiasm to their efforts to serve our members and we couldn’t be more satisfied. ” – Jon Fansmith, President of the Committee for Education Funding

The Raben Group manages all aspects of the CEF coalition, including advocacy, press outreach, membership retention and development, events, weekly updates, and weekly membership meetings. Principal Joel Packer, in addition to serving his other education clients, also serves as CEF’s Executive Director. Joel’s expertise in education budget and policy issues immediately led to an improved image for CEF and an increase in membership.

Our team has helped to significantly raise the frequency and quality of communications, issuing updates at least weekly that summarize and analyze congressional and Obama Administration activities. The firm has also increased CEF’s credibility and visibility with policymakers and the media. As Executive Director, Joel has been quoted in numerous media outlets including NPR’s All Things Considered, Marketplace, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Education Week, Education Daily, and The National Review. Click here to read more…

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Case Studies on History of the New York Times

The invention of the penny press was revolutionary; the creation of the newspaper was phenomenal. Jim Bishop once said, “A newspaper is lumber made malleable. It is ink made into words and pictures. It is conceived, born, grows up and dies of old age in a day.” There are many ways to receive the news now, but the only way in the 1800’s was by newspaper.

The New York Daily Times was among the first to create a full newspaper through the use of the penny press, making the paper available to all classes of Americans. By doing so, The New York Times set the stage for all other competitors and the future of the newspaper. With the invention of the penny press news by paper was made possible. The press was a cheap way to reproduce print and to circulate it by mass and sell it for a penny. Click here to read more…

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Case Study on Gibson Guitar Raid

the Gibson Guitar Corporation and confiscated wood, hard drives, and guitars on the suspicion that Gibson had illegally imported Indian hardwood. The story is newsworthy to be sure, and it was covered by the Associated Press, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, CNN and others. But Fox stands apart from the rest for both the volume and tone of its coverage.

Gibson Guitar Corporation Case Study

Unlike the other news outlets, Fox speculated that the raid was politically motivated, citing the Gibson CEO’s Republican party identification. At the same time, Fox largely omitted important background information that sheds light on why Gibson may have been targeted. Fox also linked the story to narratives about the Obama administration, regulation and jobs — in line with Congressional Republicans who have incorporated the Gibson case into their broader criticisms of the administration. Click here to read more…

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Case Study on Textile and Clothing (TC)

Case Study about Textile and clothing (TC)

Background: In the book “Crescent & Star,” author Stephen Kinzer describes Turkey as “the most fascinating country in the world.” While some may not agree with Kinzer a former bureau chief for The New York Times in Istanbul one cannot dispute that the country has undergone a remarkable social and economic transformation over the past few years. The momentum behind this transformation continues today. In June 2007, as part of the e-Transformation Turkey Project, the Turkish government began working with the Cisco® Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) to develop strategic initiatives on how the adoption of information communications technologies (ICT) could enable Turkey to increase the productivity of its key industries





Business Challenges: The TC sector is widely regarded as the locomotive of the Turkish economy and enjoys considerable visibility on both the domestic and global fronts. Proximity to leading European markets and large, mature textile and clothing clusters has fueled the growth of the TC industry, and in 2006, the World Trade Organization listed Turkey as the ninth- largest supplier of textiles and the fourth-largest in clothing. Turkey’s international success demonstrates the impact of clustering on the development of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in emerging countries. Like most Turkish industries, the TC sector is predominantly comprised of SMBs

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Case Study for Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters Associations

Background: In the book “Crescent & Star,” author Stephen Kinzer describes Turkey as “the most fascinating country in the world.” While some may not agree with Kinzer—a former bureau chief for The New York Times in Istanbul—one cannot dispute that the country has undergone a remarkable social and economic transformation over the past few years. The momentum behind this transformation continues today. In June 2007, as part of the e-Transformation Turkey Project, the Turkish government began working with the Cisco® Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) to develop strategic initiatives on how the adoption of information communications technologies (ICT) could enable Turkey to increase the productivity of its key industries;…






Business Challenges: The TC sector is widely regarded as the locomotive of the Turkish economy and enjoys considerable visibility on both the domestic and global fronts. Proximity to leading European markets and large, mature textile and clothing clusters has fueled the growth of the TC industry, and in 2006, the World Trade Organization listed Turkey as the ninth- largest supplier of textiles and the fourth-largest in clothing. Turkey’s international success demonstrates the impact of clustering on the development of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) n emerging countries. Like most Turkish industries, the TC sector is predominantly comprised of SMBs…
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