Tech Blogs 100% Confident They Don’t Know What Facebook Will Announce Tomorrow But let’s all report on it anyway! rww.to/Y5NfFy— ReadWrite (@RWW) January 14, 2013Most journalists these days do not have the luxury to leave their workspaces to physically attend a news conference. This is especially true when the announcement itself is completely cloaked in…… Continue reading Facebook’s Presser
My RemarksFebruary 19, 2010I want thank the handful of reporters who stupidly happily agreed to join me in listen-mode only today at my former [unnamed] sponsor’s tournament. I also want to thank my wife Elin who I hope will reconsider my offer to move back in. Honey, how does Solitude feel?I also want to plug…… Continue reading What Can I Say?
Washington Post media columnist and CNN “Reliable Sources” host Howard Kurtz set tongues-a waggin today with his column echoing complaints that President Obama has purposely avoided the White House press corps in order to control his message:”Every president attempts to circumvent the press corps, viewing it as obsessed with process stories and “gotcha” questions. That’s…… Continue reading Doubting Thomases
Some believe that the process of preparing newsmakers for interviews, i.e., media training, is evil. I’m not one of them. After all, why avail oneself for an interview without a POV and an action plan to bring it to life? And who said that those behind the camera should be the only ones to have…… Continue reading Next Question…Please!