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Posts Tagged: media

Never Off the Record

What do Paula Deen, Donald Sterling and Mitt Romney all have in common?

They were all outed by what they thought were (or tried to explain away) comments made in a “private” setting.

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Truing up “60 Minutes”

”60 Minutes,” the flagship news magazine on CBS is currently in a reputation trough.  Recent stories about its bad reporting on Benghazi , the Amazon puff piece that broke the drone delivery news, and now  a soft story about the National Security Administration have momentarily dimmed its traditional luster. Read more

Don’t Diss The Hand That Feeds You

In a recent interview, Martha Stewart gave her opinion about bloggers. Stewart’s comment that “… they’re not trained editors” is probably not a great way to engage influencers.

Social Media – Blogs and Micro Blogging sites – have changed the media landscape.
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Lesson From the Media Side

A good line surfaced during Q and A at a forum at PR firm Powell Tate on the implications of social media for journalists and journalism.
Panelist Howard Fineman of the Huffington Post was engaged in an exchange with an audience member on ethics and accuracy in the age of Twitter. Read more

The Stark Truth About Media and Communications Today

It’s been a bad week for newspapers. The Rocky Mountain News closed its doors today. Earlier in the week The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News announced they are filing for bankruptcy less than three years after the current group of owners bought the papers. Read more

ARod and Communications

We know several facts. Alex Rodriquez (ARod or Aroid or A******), considered one of the best baseball players of all time, has admitted that he used what are now illegal performance enhancing substances when he played for the Texas Rangers in the early part of this decade. Read more

Sticky Messages: What sticks and what you wish would go away

We are always advising clients that in the interconnected world message consistency makes a difference. What you say to the media, to analysts, to shareholders, to consumers- may have different facts and relevant proof points-but must be consistent in themes and overall framework. Read more