The Media Savvy Podcast - What should you do when you don’t want to answer a journalist’s question?
You are in an interview, and the journalist asks you a question you do not want to answer. This puts you in a tight spot. Do you brush aside the journalist’s question and stick to your talking points?
The Media Savvy Podcast - When is it okay to put journalists in their place?
Sometimes your spokespeople are going to get a number of questions which are not healthily critical, but downright aggressive. Like Australian opposition leader Anthony Albanese during a press conference in Perth last Tuesday.
The Media Savvy Podcast - Circulation numbers have always been dubious, says media veteran
The fallout from SPH Media’s disclosure that circulation numbers of Singapore’s major daily newspapers have been artificially inflated by between 10% and 12% continues, with netizens calling on the identities of staff reprimanded over the matter to be disclosed.
3 Tips on How to Deliver Your Next Stutter-Free Speech
Presenting in front of a crowd can be nerve-wracking. Learn how to prepare yourself to be stutter-free for your next speech.
What To Do When You Get Stumped During A Q&A Segment
If you are an overthinker who cannot think on your feet, here are a few tips to prepare you as best as possible when your audience has questions for you.
An Extrovert Doesn’t Constitute an Expert | How to Improve
Extroverts can learn to use their natural skills to improve their public speaking. Learn the skills to perfect your upcoming speech.
3 Ways to Structure Your Upcoming Speech With Ease
Struggling to craft your upcoming speech despite having a list of ideas? Here are three effective ways to structure your following speech with ease.
The Media Savvy Podcast - What to learn from Liz Truss’ unpersuasive press conference
Liz Truss has been widely panned for her press conference confirming Jeremy Hunt as Chancellor. Clearly, reversing policies announced just weeks earlier is not a good look in any situation. But what specifically can spokespeople learn from her example?
Stage fright: I never feel like I have prepared enough
If you have a fear of being underprepared that you start to get the shivers, break out in sweaty palms or your heart starts pounding, you might be surprised about the cause - and its solution.
Five media skills lessons in five years of Media Savvy Awards
It’s hard to believe five years have passed since we convened the Media Savvy Awards, but each of those years brought fundamental changes to the media. As the deadline for the 2022 Awards looms, it’s an opportune moment to take in the key themes in the evolution of the media landscape and the role of spokespeople, and the consequent evolution of the Award categories.
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Media Savvy Awards launches Trailblazer Elevator Pitch Award to encourage entrepreneurs and start-up founders to tell their business stories on camera
Abbas' holocaust comments in Berlin: How would you and your business leader reacted?
Comments about the holocaust by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at a press conference in Berlin Wednesday have sparked an outcry – and raise the question how you as a Communications Director and your business leader should react if confronted by a similar situation.