In recent days I’ve been watching, listening and reading about the latest trials and travails regarding Russia and the Trump administration; simultaneously biting my tongue on commenting and chomping at the bit to weigh in. So without bringing politics into it (if that is at all possible, really), let’s take a look at what has … Continued
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Bill O’Reilly. The Facebook murderer. Media and society. All were hot topics and the center of conversation last night on Fox-2’s “Let it Rip” with Huel Perkins. As we helped weigh in as part of a distinguished panel something apparent became even more disturbingly clear: something is wrong in Denmark, on many fronts. And, tying … Continued
It’s impossible to do PR analysis of brand new Presidential spokesman Sean Spicer’s Saturday evening press briefing. That’s because it wasn’t PR. It was a diatribe that reeked of fascist-style propaganda, in tone and in content. Watch it here, unfiltered, to see for yourself. As a media and PR fan, I have avidly watched and … Continued
This past week saw not one but two high-profile crisis communications stories – one in the area of sports and the other in pharmaceuticals. The latter is alarming while the former is thought-provoking. Both have sparked great reaction and underscore the importance of thinking before acting and considering the potential ramifications of your actions, both … Continued
With apologies to those who observe Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or variations, a few hopes for the holiday season and beyond – for business and life – to the tune of a Christmas classic: On the first day of Business I’d really like to see a fulfilling year for you and me On the second … Continued
The highlight of this past week was a long breakfast catch-up with one of my favorite colleagues from a job I had nearly 20 years ago. It had been two years since we had the chance to catch up in person and this time, with no agenda, the conversation was wide-ranging. Along the way, stories … Continued