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And you have to be the bearer of bad news. To begin communicating your bad news, just say it. There’s no way around it. No hemming.

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Writing W5 News Article Leads

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

The W5 — who, what, where, when and why (and sometimes hoW) is key to the news article, particularly to the lead of a news article. You should, in fact, know your W5 before you start to write any non-fiction—news article for sure, but even longer features or short tweets. The death toll rose to 166. Russians What ?

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Communicating Bad News - Seven Steps for CEO’s

Matt Eventoff

How does a CEO communicate change that may be perceived as negative? How does a CEO message bad news? Communicating or delivering negative or “bad&# news is without question an art form. (I I do disagree with the contention that delivering good news properly is not an art - it is) So how do you do it? Call anyway.

WaPo - Is It Being Hustled with Fake News

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On October 30, 1938, Orson Wells terrified America with the fake news that Martians had landed. So, we wonder: Is this fake news?

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Like them or not, Fox News and Trumpism totally engage. The classic case is the creation of digital news site He was 88.

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

Max Atkinson

When there are two readers taking it in turns to deliver different news items, you can tell at a glance when something new is coming up.

LinkedIn News - Hot Hangout for Networking, Having Profiles Viewed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The hot hangout seems to be LinkedIn News. On LinkedIn News I can leave comments on Beth Comstock's frequent postings. Maybe.

Who Advertises on News Sites and How Much Those Ads are Targeted | Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ)

Content Marketing Today

With digital ad revenue projected to overtake all other platforms by 2016, it is the key to the financial future of news. Are news organizations transitioning their legacy advertisers to online platforms? Of the 22 news operations studied for this report, only three showed significant levels of targeting. Via

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All the news…

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Now in my 8th week of fasting from the daily news (for reasons I explained back in October) I’m nevertheless fascinated by the stories I hear people around me discussing (many of which seem to involve the surprise election of a New York property developer). It’s obvious that most of my family and friends are […].

Drudge Report Headlines with News Bigger than Trumpism - Ouster of Milo Yiannopoulos from CPAC Keynote Slot

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The conservative Drudge Report headlines with the news of the day that is bigger than Trumpism. Here is the media coverage from Politico.

PR NEWS Conference: Why are these female presenters smiling?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

PR NEWS is sponsoring conference "Digital PR Next" on October 5th in Manhattan.    The presenters are top-notch.  

News of the World bows out by hacking into George Orwell - and misrepresenting what he said

Max Atkinson

The final editorial of the final edition of the News of the World began by making out that George Orwell was a fan of the newspaper. Plagiarism?

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I read the news today, oh boy…

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I read the news today, oh boy About a lucky man who made the grade And though the news was rather sad Well, I just had to laugh. — The Beatles, A Day In The Life I’ve made a decision to avoid reading the news for the rest of 2016. This might strike some as […]. Deep End Book Review

NBC News Fires Editor for Doctoring Trayvon Martin Audio

TJ Walker Interactive

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Fake News Very Bad News for Brands

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure, fake news is a known weapon used in politics.  In PR Week , Chris Daniels looks at this threat of fake news for brands.

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The future of the book? David Meerman Scott, the news media, and Newsjacking.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Here’s the news flash: there is no paper form of this book. It’s electronic only, yet published by a major publisher. How do you do it?

Drudge Report Headlines with Leaks/Contents of Leaks - But Is All That Fake or Real News about Trump

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In this era of a surge in the amount of fake news, we can't but wonder if either is real: the leaking and/or badgering. They are twofold.

How to Deliver Bad News

Executive Speech Coach

Tips for Giving Bad News i Be well rehearsed. i After you have given the bad news, pause to allow the message to sink in. i Don’t mix bad news and good news. i Be objective - focus on the issue. i Look and sound confident. i Stand still and avoid making big gestures. i Maintain steady eye contact. i Be brief. i Be clear.

Infografik: The anatomy of content marketing – the heart of online success – Infographics

Content Marketing Today

The anatomy of content marketing – the heart of online success. Via

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Murdoch refuses to answer a question about the 'News of the World' on Fox News

Max Atkinson

Today, while looking for something else on YouTube , I stumbled across this gem, broadcast about a year ago on News Corporation's Fox News (above). As regular readers will know, I occasionally post interviews that strike me as interesting enough to share with a wider audience.

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Please Hire The Fox News Mole From Gawker

TJ Walker Interactive

The Fox News mole only made $5,000 from Gawker according to a report by Mediaite. Analysis Media media relations Media Training Politics Video fox news roger ailes

Content marketing: the Anatomy of Great Content

Content Marketing Today

The Anatomy of Great Content: a framework for content marketers to develop great content for content marketing on the social web.

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The Right Number of Slides

Manner of Speaking

To see the presentation, please click the image below and you will be taken to the BBC News Magazine website. presentation.”

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Strike News: speeches inside, cameras outside and a reporter gives us a lecture.

Max Atkinson

Given my blogging about the reluctance of British television news companies to broadcast anything much from speeches (e.g. Maybe, by the time we get to the prime-time news programmes later this evening, they'll have singled out a few sound bites for us. It may be, of course, that they did have a camera or two inside.

How to Make a Favorable First Impression

Duarte Blog

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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 ).

What is the future of journalism?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Panelists include: Wendy Benjamin (AP Washington Assistant Chief of Bureau) Ellen Shearer (Bureau Chief, Medill News Service & Medill Washington Program) Marisa Jean Endicott (Medill News […]. Career info Media training News, events, and awards Professional organizations

Calling all speakers for IABC Heritage Region Conference

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Career info News, events, and awards Professional organizationsCalling all Speakers! The conference will consist […].

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Some random news

Speak Schmeak

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5 Lessons to Learn from the World’s Worst Press Release

Content Marketing Today

3. Don't put out a press release that is completely lacking in news value. But, no such luck! Happily, we can learn from it.

5 Lessons to Learn from the World’s Worst Press Release

Content Marketing Today

3. Don't put out a press release that is completely lacking in news value. But, no such luck! Happily, we can learn from it.

DG in the news

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

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Social Media Marketing Explained in 61 Words

Content Marketing Today

Content Marketing Content Marketing News via Scoop.It News Online Social Media David Meerman ScottDon’t buy, beg or bug!

How To Write & Give A Speech: coming soon in Chinese

Joan Detz Speaker Services

English as a second language (ESL) News, events, and awards Speechwriting The Chinese rights for How To Write & Give A Speech have been placed with ThinKingdom Media.

Why Your Blog Should be Your Top Social Media Tool

Content Marketing Today

At its most basic sense, social media is a shift in how people discover, read and share news, information and content. Not bad.

The TJ Walker Liberal Turn Video News Wire is now available for syndication on your website. Generate Revenue for Your Site

TJ Walker Interactive

No, your site could be an established news site with millions of monthly views or you could be a brand new blog with only one reader-yourself.

Lights, Camera, Inaction: The Onion’s Take on TED

Duarte Blog

Compelling speakers. Powerful visuals. A captive audience. And remarkably stupid ideas. and “Compost-Fueled Cars: Wouldn’t that be Great?”.

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The First Seven Seconds

Manner of Speaking

Roger Ailes is the President of Fox News, a former media consultant for three American Presidents and author of the best-selling You Are the Message. Tags: Delivery Preparation Communication Confidence First Impressions Fox News Fox News Channel Nonverbal communication public speaking Roger Ailes smile You Are the Message

How Barack Obama Became Content Marketer-In-Chief of the USA

Content Marketing Today

Content Marketing Content Strategy News Public Relations Success Stories Trends Barack Obama President ObamaHow could you not love this guy?

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The Most Talked About Super Bowl Commercial Was a Presentation in Disguise

Duarte Blog

During Sunday’s Super Bowl, a presentation went undercover, posing as a commercial. So how did America respond to this presentation in disguise?

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