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Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Toastmaster Time is a long-running San Francisco Bay Area monthly television program, produced by members of Toastmasters International clubs in District 57. Shows are broadcast on local television community access channels and a complete archive of the past eight years are available for viewing on the Toastmaster Time website.

Prime-time television news reading: double act or solo performance?

Max Atkinson

You might be a fan of Julie Etchingham but not particularly like Mark Austin (or vice versa ). Nor is every story of equal interest to all of us.

Why does the BBC commemorate Richard Dimbleby with a televised lecture?

Max Atkinson

Wouldn't an annual Dimbleby Documentary, Dimbleby Debat e or Dimbleby Interview have been a more fitting way to remember a current affairs journalist?

Famous Speech Friday: Elisabeth Murdoch's lecture to the UK television industry

The Eloquent Woman

Her love of television is intense. “It Thanks, Claire!) The MacTaggart is famous as an occasion where speakers don't hold back.

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Televising the Supreme Court: one small step towards a giant leap?

Max Atkinson

The case for banning television from courts fell apart years ago The prohibition of recording (whether on audio or video) court hearings originates from the much older ban on taking still photographs in courts - which was originally introduced because indoor photography used to require the use of flash powder. A new beginning?

Public Speaking - Tips For Television and Video

Great Public Speaking

Lillian Brown has written the best resource I know of on the topic of appearing on television. MEN * Wear knee-length socks.

96% of BBC television news of phone-hacking ignored the House of Commons debate

Max Atkinson

My optimism about the televising of the phone-hacking debate in the House of Commons yesterday was, as I feared, short-lived ( HERE ).

Baby talk on BBC daytime television?

Max Atkinson

As our dog likes watching television (day and night), she sometimes introduces me to the wonders of daytime TV. Others included: Still same rubbish, inane voice-over on this new series. Childish voice over. Can anyone do anything about the patronising and childish commentary?

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"Television: A Biography" Could Have Been a Very Useful Book

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, David Thomson had almost a bulletproof subject when he wrote the 2016 book "Television: A Biography." The book doesn't engage.

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Television - The End Of The Great Legal Dramas?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From "Perry Mason" to "The Good Wife," courtroom drama has been the platform for popular programming in television.

Influence: Television isn't going away, but

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Before social media, it was through television that the nation collectively experienced milestone events such as the days of grief after John F.

Matt Lauer: Isn't medium of television brutal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But working in the medium of television seems especially brutal.  TelevisionEarning a living in communications isn't easy.

"Television" - A Generic Term, Meaning Just About Any Video Experience

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"A generational divide over the very meaning of 'television' has emerged. For high school students, it may mean YouTube. Kennedy. 

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Campaign 2012: This one is being televised

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  His later book was "The Revolution Won't be Televised."    His genius has been digital. 

Worst Television Interview Ever! | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

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Tom Brokaw to Appear on Chinese Communist Television

TJ Walker Interactive

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"Downton Abbey" - Rare For Television, Lady Edith Is A Character Who Is Changing (sort of)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Name a character in a television series who is capable of change - and pulls it off?     Personal Musings Television Values

BBC Television News slideshow Quiz

Max Atkinson

Regular readers will know that I’m getting increasingly worried about the way BBC Television News shows us more and more PowerPoint style presentations. How much a year is raised from television license fee payers? Tags: slide shows BBC Television News slidomania PowerPoint What are the 4 essentials of modern life?

Budget speech boredom and television news tedium

Max Atkinson

But we now have to suffer something that’s no less tedious than the budget speech itself, namely the way television news programmes report it to us.

Televised debates about televised debates really would be worth watching!

Max Atkinson

It was, I suppose, only to be expected that debates about the format and rules for the televised pre-election leaders' debates would hot up as the election draws nigh - no matter how pointless and unenforceable such rules are almost certain to be.

Televised interviews and political communication

Max Atkinson

If you’re a new reader of this blog and are interested in the problems associated with the growing importance of interviews as the major form of political communication in the UK, there are a number of posts, both serious and not so serious that you might like to catch up on.

Five Lessons from the 2015 Miss Universe Mix-up

Manner of Speaking

If you were looking for an awkward television moment to close out 2015, Steve Harvey has handed it to you on a silver plate. At the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant, it came down to the final three contestants: Miss Colombia, … Continue reading → Uncategorized Mark Critch Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach public speaking Steve Harvey

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Worst Television Interview Ever! -Media Training Contest

TJ Walker Interactive

This video and interview were not staged. Financier Marty Fienberg visited The Pitching Well with host TJ Walker when all heck broke loose. Win $1300 worth of speaker training prizes if you can spot the five blunders this awful guest makes–A contest from Media Training Worldwide. Please submit your list of the top five blunders this guest [.].

Elizabeth Edwards: Televised Funeral Victory for All Women of America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Elizabeth Edwards's funeral was televised early today on C-Span and that will be aired again this evening.    The last time I "attended" a televised funeral was for Ted Kennedy, a man.  Personal Musings Politics TelevisionElizabeth, you brought us all to another level.

How often do politicians watch television?

Max Atkinson

The audience, most of whom must have been watching television often enough to be familiar with the slogan, loved it. So I wasn't at all surprised to learn that Mr Brown doesn't 'routinely watch Question Time', and suspect that, like Mrs Thatcher and many other politicians, he hardly ever watches any television at all

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"Parker Spitzer" - Make it reality show on getting television ratings

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, the pressure is so much worse on television.  Current Affairs TelevisionBloggers get a little taste of it: the ratings game.    Soon enough, we understand what brings in more traffic.    Then, as Shakespeare noted, the crowd is fickle.    We have to pick up on what will build traffic now.

Drudge Report Headlines with Death of Hashtag (ponders if business abandoning social)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Personal Musings Politics Selling Sports Television Web/TechThere's more. In 2014, 57% did.

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Is a lecture by Bill Gates (or anyone else) good television?

Max Atkinson

Wouldn't an annual Dimbleby Documentary, Dimbleby Debat e or Dimbleby Interview have been a more fitting way to remember a current affairs journalist?

Fall Schedule: Sunday's a dog fight for television

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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The Cowardly Lion: James Comisar could fundraise for Museum of Television by mass producing this meme

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  He is attempting to raise money for the Museum of Television in Phoenix.    On Monday I start a new job in lower Manhattan. 

Don’t forget the TV Camera during Televised meetings | Media Training

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5 Teleprompter Tips

Matt Eventoff

Uncategorized bite day faux pas five matt eventoff media trainer media training presentation skills princeton public speaking Public Speaking quick tips rewardsobama's teleprompter trouble 7 teleprompter teleprompter software teleprompters television technology tips witnessingThe teleprompter has gotten quite a bit of recent attention.

BBC Television News informs, educates and entertains without slides!

Max Atkinson

I n case you missed the last edition of Have I Got News for You , here’s the sequence showing how much more interesting the BBC’s political editor Nick Robinson can be when he forsakes the awful slides he usually inflicts on us: You might also like to compare this with some of the following: BBC Television News: produced for or by morons?

Young Turks Debuts on Current TV — Liberal Television

TJ Walker Interactive

TJ Walker congratulates Cenk Uygur on his show premiere on Current TV. But is there room for more programming with a liberal focus? Do democrats even watch TV? Good luck and congrats to Cenk Uygur and The Young Turks on their debut tonight on Current TV. Cenk really paid his dues during a lot of [.].

Name your price: the curious language of television advertising

Max Atkinson

One is that it avoids having to mention high-sounding numbers like “ninety” or “a hundred”.

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Guest Posting: Presentation Tips from TV’s Shark Tank & Dragons Den, by Roger Kethcart

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Public Speaking television Roger Kethcart is a reality TV junkie with an amateur interest in the art of public speaking. He almost made his trade the dissemination of information by becoming a public school teacher, but the lure of writing about TV all day long was too much for him to resist.

Presidential debates – tedious television but better than commercials

Max Atkinson

For British audiences, the televised ‘debates’ between US presidential candidates come across as a very strange form of television indeed, which is hardly surprising given the peculiar rules of engagement as set out by Bob Schieffer of CBS News at the start of the third one: “The rules tonight are simple. If they do not, I will.”

Prototype for Fox News, Donald Trump, et al. - Jimmy Breslin Dies at Age 88

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today Breslin re-located to that great typewriter in the sky. He was 88. They saw the impacts. A good time is had by all. And less is more.

The Arnold v The Donald

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Current Affairs Games Personal Musings Politics TelevisionCall it "Big Name Feud." " Arnold Schwarzenegger blames Donald Trump for the poor rating of "Celebrity Apprentice." " And Trump blames Schwarzenegger for the downward trajectory of that once hit show. The feud may never end.

Public Relations - AI Can Wipe Out Humans

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the prestigious, lucrative fields of law and finance , humans are already being wiped out by artificial intelligence (AI). But, not so fast.