"Law & Order SVU" Will Take on George Floyd Tragedy, Police Brutality: Executive Producer Promises Fresh Voice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The "Law & Order" franchise launched by producer Dick Wolf has been known for its "ripped from the headlines" plot lines. The New York Post reports that the "SVU" executive producer Warren Leight explained that will be done with fresh voices. Those ranged from the Harvey Weinstein sexual antics to the misguided practice of recovered memories.

Yet Another Flashpoint - Refinery29's EIC/Founder Christene Barerich Steps Down

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, in broadcast, executive producer for "Law & Order SVU" Warren Leight announced that the programming will include issues related to George Floyd and police brutality.  In media circles, both establishment and digital-first, Refinery29 represented total cool in female voices. It had been founded by among others, Christine Barberich, and is owned by Vice Media.

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Publicity Tip: Five Ways to Be Your Interviewer’s Best Friend

Succeed Speaking

He’s also quite the media guru, having served as an executive at a major daily newspaper, publisher of a monthly newspaper, president of a national media network, host of a weekly television show, executive producer for a national television show pilot, and more — and he’s still in media today as host of “ Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades ,” a weekly business radio show with guests such as Steve Farber, Peter Block, Tim Sanders, and others.

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Traditional Concept of "Police Department" in Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Executive producer Warren Leight of the longest running network TV crime drama "Law & Order SVU" said that future programming would feature George Floyd issues. The Minneapolis City Council has already taken  the step to abolish the official police department. Meanwhile, in New York City, mayor Bill de Blasio announced he is cutting $6 billion from the NYPD budget. That will be redistributed in social services and youth programming. 

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Ghostwriters: WORTH Magazine endorses us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Leverging common business sense the piece says that putting together a book, even if it a business one, is a lot different than the kinds of reports executives produce for board meetings and white papers.    Also, face it, writing takes time and time should be short for executives doing their jobs.   Unfortunately, it is short on discussing the many other formats we produce.  The money in ghostwriting is, no surprise, at the high end.  

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Andrew Neil plays snakes & ladders with Ed Balls before picking up a scalpel

Max Atkinson

That is something we cannot do with the executives, producers, editors and journalists who control and determine what we're allowed to see of political debate. Last night, after watching The Daily Politics show on BBC2, I posted a couple of tweets on Twitter that would hardly have come as a surprise to regular readers of this blog: "Just watched @afneil 'review' of #Lab11 - i.e. pitifully short extracts from speeches + long/boring interviews." "If

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Famous Speech Friday: Carol Burnett's live audience Q&A

The Eloquent Woman

Here''s how she explains the genesis of putting the Q&A session at the top of her hour-long show: "Our executive producer, Bob Banner, bless his heart, said, ''Carol, I think you should go out and be yourself at the beginning of the show, before you start putting on the fake body suits and the wigs and blacking out your teeth, you know,'' I said, ''What would I do?

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The Value of Politeness | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

A recent encounter with an unnamed executive producer with an online talk radio network comes to mind. So I wrote a short but polite note to the producer thanking her for her interest and for asking us to take a look at possibly getting involved with them.

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Politicians and broadcasters in the UK: collaboration or capitulation?

Max Atkinson

They responded by producing one of their own that included a sequence from a speech from Margaret Thatcher which was almost a carbon copy, except that Brahms was replaced by patriotic music from Holst ( "I vow to thee my country." ), followed by similar panning shots of a standing ovation rounded off with the leader and her spouse. That is something we cannot do with the executives, producers, editors and journalists who control and determine what we're allowed to see of political debate.

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