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Brad Chase
Brad Chase is a Partner at Capitol Media Partners - an international strategic communications firm based in Los Angeles. He has more than a decade of experience directing international communications programs for corporations, non-profits, politicians and human rights campaigns.

Chase frequently authors guest commentary for major news outlets like CBS News, CNN, Forbes, FOX News, The Hollywood Reporter, The Huffington Post, The Wrap, and more. He is also a faculty member at the University of San Francisco and the University of Southern California.

His expertise spans the communications spectrum: issues/crisis management, strategic media, public affairs, stakeholder and customer engagement, social media, integrated marketing communications and corporate social responsibility.

Entries by Brad Chase

Millennials Openly Defy the Obamacare Mandate

(122) Comments | Posted October 31, 2014 | 10:13 AM

A few days before the election, the divisive Affordable Care Act (ACA) is back in the headlines once again. According to new data from Enroll America, there was a steep drop in the number of uninsured Americans aged 18-34. The New York Times hailed millennials as some of

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Sharing is Caring. But Not in the Sharing Economy.

(1) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 7:51 AM

The sharing economy is taking the world by storm -- creating multi-billion dollar companies overnight and inspiring millennial entrepreneurs to squeeze cash out of anything and everything they have lying around the house. The popularity of the concept isn't surprising given Generation Y's adoption of sustainability and zero-waste as a...

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Are Millennials Laying Groundwork for a Third Political Party?

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 6:50 PM

Washington has failed young Americans for too long. Millennials struck out with Congress and the White House, winning nothing but minor concessions as their financial and job fortunes continue to stagnate. Now they're striking back.

Politicians bailed out irresponsible homebuyers and intractable auto executives, but struggling millennials only got...

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Federal Shield Bill: A New Hope for Old Media

(0) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 5:40 PM

A federal media shield bill is moving to the Senate floor and neither political party is happy. Conservative hawks are calling it another White House distraction from a failed foreign policy. Free speech advocates decry the government licensing of journalists. Five Republicans voted to advance the bill from committee -...

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Not Another Millennial Trend Story

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2014 | 1:58 PM

Lazy. Entrepreneurial. Depressive. Optimistic. Tech-savvy. Entitled. These are just a few of the conflicting terms commonly attributed to the so-called Millennial Generation. The news media is flooded every day with stories and stats about young America's habits, values and impact on the world. The volume and depth of stories makes...

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A Reality Check on Crowdfunding

(7) Comments | Posted December 2, 2013 | 8:30 PM

Crowdfunding is one of the biggest buzzwords in entrepreneurship. The Securities and Exchange Commission just released a 585-page rulebook, a long-delayed document that effectively legitimizes its place in modern business. Sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo are not just a cool way to help a friend launch a passion project or...

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Obama Applies 19th Century Strategy for 21st Century Problems

(109) Comments | Posted September 26, 2011 | 11:06 AM

Jobs. It's the word on the tip of the tongue of every politician, pundit, blogger and Beltway insider. But talk is cheap. With unemployment at 9.1 percent and both parties seemingly more focused on an election 14 months away, the most powerful man in the world is appearing this week...

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Create a Social Security System for Athletes or Face the Feds' Imposed Solution

(5) Comments | Posted June 17, 2011 | 2:04 PM

Horse racing, wrestling and football have little in common aside from the inherent competition they provide. However, the sports' athletes face a very similar set of challenges once the competition is over. Addressing the health and welfare of aging and retired professional athletes has become a major sticking point for...

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Hollywood Follows Wall Street?

(14) Comments | Posted March 4, 2011 | 1:01 PM

Hollywood is supposed to be the place where people take risks. It's the place where the industry types push the limits anew and create something fresh from the faint. It's not supposed to be a place where yesterday is the standard. But this week, the Hollywood establishment made two choices...

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