ED Magedson – Founder
Forbes Magazine Harvard Reuters Adam TannerInternet USA
Forbes Magazine Harvard Reuters Adam Tanner circumventing rick calixto harvard, forbes benefits from harvard's brand name contributed content, elevation partners scam Internet
Elevation Partners, owns 40% of Forbes Media, parent company of Forbes Magazine. Elevation Partners, wanted to utilize the Forbes brand to increase equity in their portfolio companies and at the same time utilize the name and recognition of top universities (Harvard) and thereby being able to imply an endorsement.
Traditional editing would need to be ignored and from this over 1,000 contributed writers were hired which were all hired, vetted, curated and on a compensation program. The content is almost indistinguishable and can be shared on social media just like any other article on Forbes. Except - 'contributed' content has NO traditional editing of the contributors copy prior to publishing. [continued below]....
Forbes also realized that some of the most widely known and respected trademarks in the world were Univerisites such as Harvard. As a result of Harvard's name recognition value and prestige, entrepreneurs all over the world have attempted to exploit Harvards name - and imply an endorsement. How do I now of all of this? It's simple: I worked with Adam Tanner and was present at a party when he bragged about being hired as an attack dog for Forbes and how he would hide behind the Harvard name in securing interviews with his victims.
Example of Harvard, Forbes, Adam Tanner in action:
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