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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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Technical Experts Make the News

A subtle, but substantial move is afoot in the news world. Most people who manage corporate communication know that the newspaper model has changed quite radically over the past few years, and so has television. Radio news has also evolved, … 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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Jeff’s Presentation Events for Nov. & Dec. 2011

When Your Publicity is Going South … is the title of my presentation on December 9th CORRECTION Sunday November 27 at The Higher Education Summit As described on their web site: The Higher Education Summit explores ways to ensure post … Continue reading

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You’re Only as Good as Your Worst Quote

Sharon Henderson, from Dialogue+, a magazine for retirement residence professionals, focused on a very important media communications topic in a review she did of my book, When the Headline Is YOU. Sharon began the review with, “Media calls and crisis … Continue reading

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Media Training Model is Broken

I recently conducted a Webinar for the IABC addressing a long list of strategies public relations specialists need in order to represent their clients successfully. I covered many sensitive subjects that too many PR people and spokespersons ignore and consequently … Continue reading

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The Law and Social Media

Music, books, and newspapers aren’t the only industries feeling the impact of Social Media. It seems the law profession is feeling the squeeze too. An article in the Toronto Star recently tried to create a flap about the dangers of … Continue reading

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