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There is no one-size-fits-all media interview

Watching the post-game interviews on the Super Bowl and thinking back on recent media trainings reminded me that there is no such thing as a “typical” media interview. Once we remember that reporters are all different and that their approaches and objectives differ, then it changes the way any spokesperson should prepare. Read more

BEING VISIBLE WHEN THE VISIBILITY IS ZERO

The powerful winter storms across much of the U.S. highlight the communication problems faced by government, utility company and transportation officials. Really bad weather always means trouble for communicators. Being visible when visibility is near zero is essential. Read more

CommCore Shares Photos on FlickR

Happy Monday! We’re starting off the week with a picture update. CommCore has recently joined FlickR. Check out the link to see our photo albums so far and leave us suggestions about what else you would like to see on our FlickR page! Read more

Of Sound Bites and the Vitriol Police

The punditry since the tragic shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and others in Tucson, Arizona suggests we are in for an extended period of dissection of public comments past, present and future. Read more

You Are What You Wear

“Perception is Reality” is just one of the bromides quoted regularly whenever the subject of first impressions comes up. Others include, “What You See is What You Get,” and “Clothes Make the King” to mention a couple. Read more