Crisis Du Jour

Crisis Du Jour

How does one know if a negative story will turn into a full-blown crisis? What factors need to crystallize to transform a short-lived media blip into an extended period of pain for the crisis owner? And what steps can be taken to shorten the media legs or extinguish the media spotlight altogether? (Now there’s a […]

Unfiltered Kool-Aid

Unfiltered Kool-Aid

Hasn’t the mainstream media learned its lesson? Didn’t the unquestioned pronouncements that led to this failed administration give practicing journalists sufficient reason to say enough is enough? Jay Rosen tweets us to a post on The Atlantic’s Daily Dish blog: jayrosen_nyu Sullivan: Until Palin gives a full press conference, cable news should stop putting her […]