Blog Action Day 2015: Raising Our Voices

At the Marketing Zen Group, we feel that we’re pretty lucky. We work with bright, energetic colleagues, we have wonderful clients, and we have a global team that grants us a worldwide perspective on our work and our industry. But there’s another, more basic reason we feel so lucky. We know that we don’t have to worry about censorship or persecution for the words we write or opinions we express, whether that’s a blog post we write for a client or a personal tweet we send out off the clock. Here in the U.S., journalists, bloggers, writers, and anyone who posts on social media can do so largely without fear of being chased down by the government and jailed. In so many countries around the world, this isn’t the case, and that’s why Blog Action Day 2015 is organized on the theme “Raise Your Voice.”  While there are, unfortunately, countless bloggers, writers, and journalists who have been imprisoned or worse simply for having the courage to speak out against injustice, we’ve decided to focus on the group of people who are calling attention to the European Migrant Crisis through their words, and sometimes, photographs. We salute these individuals and news…

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