Tag Archives: legal counsel

Hands Up! Police learn to manage news media effectively.

Talking to a reporter is way harder than it looks on television. Real life has real challenges. Life would be much easier for law enforcement if the general public was more cooperative and police could solve crimes in one hour. … Continue reading

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Save the Date Media Month

November is shaping up to be a very exciting media month. On November 7 at 8:30am I will be a guest speaker at the Ontario College of Teachers Conference in Toronto. The conference theme is “Inspiring Public Confidence.” My talk, … Continue reading

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Mayor Rob Ford Escalates Controversy

The Toronto Mayor Rob Ford story is getting press all over the world. Although most people in Ford’s position would consider it a news media crisis and public relations nightmare, the mayor is promoting his drunkenness, crack smoking, and rants … Continue reading

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When Your Brand is in Chaos

When your brand is thrown into chaos, you need to immediately make good decisions to protect your reputation and share prices. You will never get a second chance to make the right decision, so you have to be prepared before … Continue reading

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Crisis Team … Legal vs. PR

I was interviewed recently by Pablo Fuchs for an article published in CCCA – Canadian Corporate Counsel Association magazine. We covered a variety of topics regarding the challenges of lawyers becoming involved as spokespersons during a time of crisis for … Continue reading

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Media Training TIPS for Rupert Murdoch

I’ve been in Europe this week, Amsterdam, Paris, and London, and while here was called upon by the BBC to offer a few MEDIA TIPS to Rupert Murdoch before he goes before the House of Commons, investigating phone hacking and … Continue reading

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Editors & Reporters Break the Law to Generate News

  How far will journalists go to get a story? Apparently further than most people think. In order to get leads for a story, News of the World, a Rupert Murdoch publication, allegedly hacked the voicemail of a thirteen year … Continue reading

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