Mitt Romney continues to Lie About His Detroit Bailout Record

TJ Walker Interactive

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"Detroit" - The Way the World Still Works

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Detroit has remained a symbol of that time of violence and looting. The police, as in "Detroit," may regard African-Americans warily or even with hostility. Kathryn Bigelow's film"Detroit" brings back the summer of 1967. It was hot.

Discussing Detroit’s Bankrupcty on CCTV

TJ Walker Interactive

Press Room bankruptcy detroit Media Training press Here’s the interesting thing about the issues and the life of a pundit, I HAD NO IDEA THIS WAS THE TOPIC OF DISCUSSION UNTIL I WAS BEING INTRODUCED ON AIR! I was prepared for a completely different.

Republicans Again Lie by claiming Romney Never Said “Let Detroit go Bankrupt”

TJ Walker Interactive

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CourtHouse News, Detroit, MI - Reporter (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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US Auto Crash Brings Down BBDO Detroit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Detroit has become a tough town to sell professional services, unless they have to do with bankruptcy [think Delphi].    When BBDO Detroit couldn't reach an agreement with the terms and conditions of working with Chrysler, it couldn't replace that business.  On Mediabistro.com, Matt Van Hoven reported that BBDO Detroit will be closing down on January 29, 2010. 

SuperBowl: It's More Than Morning in Detroit, It's Lux

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Those of us who had worked in Detroit, whether it was the best of times or the worst of times for the auto industry, were grabbed by the throat by the Chrysler ad.  Not   And the lux didn't happen in New York or Chicago but Detroit.  9:05 P.M.

Media w/o politics is Detroit w/o auto industry

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  A media property w/o strong coverage of every nuance has become a type of Detroit w/o the auto industry.  With civil rights and consumerism dominating the American ethos, we all ran off to law school. 

Will the Campuses Crumble? A Dream of the Future involving Detroit, Mad Men, and Samuel Clemens

Speaking Of...

Dreams, of course, meld idiosyncratic images and mine blends Detroit, Mad Men, and the great speeches of Samuel Clemens. Perhaps they will be… However, the specter of Detroit and other post-industrial cities looms just out sight, haunting these dreams. This post is authored by R.

Three runners died during a marathon held in Detroit

The Speechwriter

Three men who ran in the Marathon Free Press / Flagstar Detroit in the American city died during the race, announcing the daily Free Press in its electronic edition. Marathon Free Press / Flagstar this year in Detroit were about 19,000 runners took part All three deaths occurred between 9 and 9:20. One of the men, aged 26 years, collapsed at the finish line and died later at 9:20.

Boys of Detroit: Their Fantasy of a GM CEO

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I call them Boys of Detroit, that very linear auto town that's going down for the third and perhaps last time. Yet, Boys of Detroit  and their profane followers  had a lot of ignorant chuckles over the past 24 hours, at my expense and that of marketer Julie Roehm.    Boys of Detroit are exactly the clueless strivers who never get anywhere and wind up dead in my take-down of current capitalism "The Fat Guy From Greenwich."

Detroit as 3rd world country - Can Catholic Church make a difference?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even in its boom years, Detroit was another country.  As Detroit hangs between a number of worlds, can the Catholic Church make a difference?    For those who believe the Church as an agent of change, here is a position for digital communications leadership in the Archdiocese in Detroit.   Radical but conservative, materialistic but appreciating the style and beauty of the car, miracle-worker in lifting people into the middle class. 

One Alert Woman: That's health care in mean streets of Detroit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's all the same, really:  The health care President Obama will talk about tonight and the health care actually delivered to a boy in Detroit, Michigan.    The hospital asked CLEARCorps Detroit CCD], a nonprofit whose mission is healthy families, to prevent this.   And the powers-that-be in Detroit know lousy health care won't get by CLEARCorps. 

Former GM CEO Rick Wagoner - 5 Communications Lessons

Matt Eventoff

Click here to view the embedded video. News Flash - Richard “Rick&# Wagoner resigned as CEO of General Motors yesterday at the behest of President Obama. Was it the right thing to do? Was it fair? Was he a scapegoat? Why has no one else receiving bailout money been removed? Why notbankers? I can’t, and won’t attempt to, answer any of these questions. I write about communications and messaging.

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“It’s Halftime in America” — An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

The people of Detroit know a little something about this. Detroit’s showing us it can be done. Note the following words that Eastwood repeated: “we” (14 times); “our” (3 times); “halftime” or “half” (5 times); “America” or “country” (3 times); “Detroit” or “Motor City” (3 times). ” (2) “ Detroit’s showing us it can be done.

Guest Posting: Why I am switching from PowerPoint to Prezi (Part 2)

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Back in May, I attended the Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit and posted a list of 108 top tweets from the event. dennajones reviewed the list from her home in London and writes about why final tweet in the listing resonated with her: 108. Consider Prezi.com instead of PPT: Animated visuals [.].

Guest Posting: Why I am switching from PowerPoint to Prezi (Part 1)

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Back in May, I attended the Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit and posted a list of 108 top tweets from the event. dennajones reviewed the list from her home in London and writes about why final tweet in the listing resonated with her: 108. Consider Prezi.com instead of PPT: Animated visuals are dynamic and [.].

Video: What can wrong in executive communications: Common mistakes and how to avoid them

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Edited highlights from the 1-hour presentation I gave at the Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference, held May 4-7 at the General Motors HQ, Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI. The speech outline, slides and resources I refer to are available on the presentation home page. document.getElementById("post-2124-blankimage").onload(); onload(); Tags: Business Communication International Communication Public Speaking Speechwriting general motors Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Guest Posting: Screencasting with Jim Carrillo

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Following my recent trip to the Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit I created a listing of 108 “top tweets&# from the event - tips, suggestions, ideas and topics which people found noteworthy. Now, I’m as guilty as the next person of attending conferences and workshops, getting all fired up with ideas and suggestions, and [.].

108 top tweets from #ragangm

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit (May 4-7) was festival of presentations on Social Media, Speechwriting, Corporate and Internal Communications. Over 250 attended the event held at the General Motors Headquarters in the downtown Renaissance Center and hosted by GM. Attendees generated over 900 tweets under the hashtag #ragangm. Since Twitter only maintains 10-14 [.].

Video: Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Ragan’s Corporate Communicators Conference held May 5-7, 2010 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Hosted by General Motors. Full background on my own two presentations - slides, script and references: Speechwriting in the age of social media: Magnifying the impact of a speech to increase your reach What can go wrong in executive communications: [.].

2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. The event is hosted by General Motors. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

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2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. The event is hosted by General Motors. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

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2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. The event is hosted by General Motors. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

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Bailout Binging Bainster TV Ad

TJ Walker Interactive

Mitt Romney opposed bailing out Detroit but accepted a $10 million bailout from the FDIC when Bain wouldn’t pay back its loans. Is Mitt Romney the new face of the “Welfare Queen” Ronald Reagan warned us about more than three decades ago? Communications americanlp bain capital Mitt Romney

“It’s Halftime in America” — An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

The people of Detroit know a little something about this. Detroit’s showing us it can be done. Note the following words that Eastwood repeated: “we” (14 times); “our” (3 times); “halftime” or “half” (5 times); “America” or “country” (3 times); “Detroit” or “Motor City” (3 times). ” (2) “ Detroit’s showing us it can be done.

Hillary Clinton Campaign 2016 Headquarters - Should Be Symbolic Of New Deal For America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That makes Detroit perfect. The city of Detroit could use all the campaign spending. There is speculation, reports Maggie Haberman in Politico , that if Hillary Clinton runs for president her headquarters will be in Westchster County, New York. She lives there.

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Cryptocurrency - But, "Good Girls" Made Money Laundering Cool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Desperate to make ends meet the three Detroit burbs housewives hook up with GangFriend. Sure, there are the complaints that cryptocurreny is nothing but a platform for money laundering.    Of course, that's not true.

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Extreme Volatility of Brand Equity - The Matter of the Ninth Circuit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the top of the list is Lee Iacocca, at least in myriad Detroit circles. Being a clerk on the Ninth Circuit is a plum opportunity. Or was. According to Kathryn Rubino and Elie Mystal at Abovethelaw , sources report that three clerks have exited. That has not yet been confirmed. 

We Were Special - A Very Different Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Detroit was a big employer.  It was still the era when the ethos was: The more education the better. That was the second half of the 1960s. The best and brightest college seniors headed for two doors: law school or graduate school.

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Roger Bannister, Dead at Age 88 - His Feat Became Platitude in Old-Line (i.e. safe) Corporate Speeches

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Japanese and German auto makers were eating Detroit's lunch and dinner. Roger Barrister died peacefully at home at age 88. Here are the details. Most of the world remembers him for breaking the 4-minute mile. 

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Borders: It's come to this

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The DETROIT FREE PRESS reports that the shut-downs will happen after the holidays. Borders, once the pioneer in the book store as an experience, is closing 17 stores.  One of the closings will be in Michigan.    But, good news fellow alums of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, it won't be the iconic one on State Street. All this, while not unexpected, is sad.    Tags: Books

Drudge Report Blows Out Charlottesville - But, Thoughts Are Free

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Given the number who died in the Detroit riots of 1967 and then the mowing down of students at Kent State in 1970, Charlottesville was no catastrophe.  The Drudge Report has given much of its prime real estate space over to covering the Charlottesville violence.

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In Silicon Valley, "you learn to jump form lily pad to lily pad," Ian Griffin, Speechwriter

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I interviewed him when he was a presenter at a speechwriting conference in Detroit about what kind of mindset and behavior we need to be on our game in times that continue volatile. Speechwriter and public speaker Ian Griffin  - if this can be believed - might have had it even more challenging than most of us communicators in staying employed. 

The New Aging - Bringing Back the Boarding House

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For a few years I would motorcycle into a Detroit suburb to visit them. More than 40% of those over-50 fear running out of money. That's what Transamerica found.    That scenario haunts even those who made all the supposedly right moves.

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Drudge Report Headlines with One of Trump's Favorites: Chicago As Murderville

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During a bad phase of the drug epidemic in Detroit, I was a probation officer in the narcotics unit. The Drudge Report is back in Donald Trump's cheering section. It headlined tonight with one of the president's favorite subjects. That is the high murder rate in Chicago.

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Mariska Hargitay Becomes Olivia Benson - Real Person, Fictional Detective Merge

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" It tells the shocking story of 11,000 untested rape kits stacked in a Detroit warehouse. Of all the "Law & Order" spin-offs, only the "SVU" continues to produce live episodes.

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Interview: Shel Holtz - Business Communicator

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Shel keynoted at the Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit. Having spent 30-plus years in organizational communications in Fortune 500 companies, consulting firms, and as an independent consultant since 1996, Shel Holtz, ABC, brings a depth of experience to his engagements. Shel has worked with online communications since the mid-1980s; he currently focuses on the application of social media to strategic business communication. Shel also [.]

Cory Booker - Can He Rebrand Liberalism?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's how possession of a joint could put a kid in Detroit away for a long time. Never before has a sitting U.S. senator opposed the confirmation of another sitting U.S. senator for a position such as U.S. Attorney General.

Drudge Report - Trumpism & Made In Mexico

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When I was employed full time in Detroit, Michigan at GM and Chrysler in the early 1980s, outsourcing was an established strategy. The conservative Drudge Report might be thought of as Trumpism's "Other Social Network."

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