media training

21Sep 2017

There is an understanding in American journalism that reporters can keep sources anonymous without legal consequences, providing a level of protection to news organizations, reporters, and sources. In fact, it is more than an understanding; it is law – a shield law – in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Only Wyoming has not enacted […]

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27Jun 2017

As we discussed in our last article, regarding fake news, we live in a time when false allegations are rampant and fabricated stories flourish. Accuracy and accountability seems to be nearly obsolete in many media sources, and combating misinformation is both more difficult and more important than at any time in the past. Fortunately, there […]

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23May 2017

  Imagine this scenario: You’ve worked hard to prepare for an important presentation, panel, or media interview. A lot is riding on your performance – for your company, and for your own reputation. The big day comes. You walk into the room. And suddenly your mind goes blank … totally blank. Or perhaps you get […]

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28Feb 2017

Media outlets must generate ratings.  To capture audience share, reporters are adept at asking questions designed to generate controversy and conflict – and, in some cases, outrage and protest. But media interviews are about more than just answering questions. You can learn how to deflect specific questions, improve media interviews, and direct the conversation to […]

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