Political PRatfalls

Political PRatfalls

Bachus denies trading options on non-public info | AP Photo  Can a muckraking piece on “60 Minutes” influence the national conversation and produce real change? Or has the splintered and ephemeral media, coupled with audiences so easily sidetracked by the next Paterno or Kardashian, lost their mojo to move mountains? In this new news environment […]

Cursed Reporters!

Cursed Reporters!

Have you ever wanted to tell-off a reporter for getting it blatantly wrong or worse, ignoring your overtures altogether? As PR pros, we forever had to hold our tongues for fear of alienating the very gatekeepers on whom we relied to tell our clients’ stories. I used to say that client relationships come and go, […]

Cronkite, Jackson and Kennedy

Cronkite, Jackson and Kennedy

I confess. My Twitter habit is not 24/7. I have a family, clients, sleep requirements, an appetite, and frankly, a social (versus social media) life that also sustain me. Anyway, my PowerTwitter platform isn’t as functional as Tweetdeck, so many tantalizing tweets have been known to pass me by. On Friday evening, I did find […]