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Media Savvy: Do "alternative facts" really exist?

Media Savvy: Do "alternative facts" really exist?

Blog posts   •   Jan 26, 2017 08:52 +08

First it was "post fact", then "fake news", now we are confronted with "alternative facts". Do they really exist?

Quick reaction to Obama's farewell speech: Post-fact and fake news a "threat to democracy"

Quick reaction to Obama's farewell speech: Post-fact and fake news a "threat to democracy"

Blog posts   •   Jan 11, 2017 17:07 +08

Outgoing US President Barack Obama saw the need to remind Americans of the basic tenets of civilized debate, in a farewell speech that also had a message for media consumers, and spokespeople, everywhere.

What would John F. Kennedy say about tolerance and communication in 2016?

What would John F. Kennedy say about tolerance and communication in 2016?

Blog posts   •   Nov 24, 2016 13:44 +08

We live in a less tolerant world. What would the former US President have to say about it?

Why Facebook isn’t at fault for Trump’s win

Why Facebook isn’t at fault for Trump’s win

Blog posts   •   Nov 17, 2016 08:36 +08

The pundits arguing that Facebook should take responsibility are missing the point.

Media Savvy: What communicators can learn from Donald Trump's election victory

Media Savvy: What communicators can learn from Donald Trump's election victory

Blog posts   •   Nov 09, 2016 20:55 +08

By winning the US presidency, Donald Trump has clearly recorded a measure of success through the way he communicated with voters. Senior business leaders ignore this at their peril (just ask Hillary Clinton). We draw lessons from Trump's surprising election victory.

How Andrea Leadsom could have avoided the debate about her Times interview

How Andrea Leadsom could have avoided the debate about her Times interview

Blog posts   •   Jul 09, 2016 20:58 +08

UK Conservative Party candidate Andrea Leadsom may be beside herself over alleged misquotes in an article in London's Times newspaper. But she could have avoided the situation with these steps.

What is your crisis management mantra?

What is your crisis management mantra?

Blog posts   •   May 09, 2016 12:37 +08

Senior leaders correctly point out that "preparation" is key. Sounds obvious, right? So, why does it need to be repeated?

Eight best practices for marketers when arranging a shoot with a video production company

Eight best practices for marketers when arranging a shoot with a video production company

Blog posts   •   Apr 30, 2016 10:04 +08

So, you want to produce a content marketing program and you have engaged a video crew. You want them to shoot the program at your factory overseas. What involvement do you need to have to ensure a smooth production and an award-winning program?

How to choose the right media mentor

How to choose the right media mentor

Blog posts   •   Feb 04, 2016 00:54 +08

So, you or your CEO is getting set for a media interview and you are anxious it will go well. Or you are starting your own in-house video series and you need to prepare your CEO for it. But how do you go about finding the right media or presentation skills coach?

What Volkswagen is doing right in the emissions scandal