Wed.Dec 06, 2017

"Breaking News" - David Muir's Lead-in, Not "Bombshell"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This evening, David Muir opened the ABC 6:30 P.M. New York time) evening news with the phrase "breaking news." " He did not use the term he had used last week several times. That was "bombshell."

Gifts Not to Send to Clients

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The strengthening economy could get even better in 2018. Meanwhile, here in the Youngstown, Ohio region, where the shut-down of steel was devastating, everyone who wants to work is doing just that. 

Auntie Jane, What Was the SAT?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Forever, Kathryn Rubino at Abovethelaw.com, has been covering how many more law schools allow the GRE option. Among her most recent posts was this:  St. John Law School changed its application process to give a choice between the traditional LSAT and the GRE.

Higher Education - Return of Blind Faith

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I had assumed it was a Baby Boomer phenomenon. We had blind faith in higher education. The more of it, the better. After all, we were the first generation in America to have access to college en masse. In high school, the meme was:  When you go to college. Then came the digital era.

Truth Is Not Expected - And, Often, Not Welcome

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The term for it used to be "spin." " That was the ability to position and package reality into acceptable illusions. The phenomenon began with politicos. Soon enough, even those on Main Street had spin down cold when interviewed by the media or issuing advocacy communications.