Crisis communications are more important than ever

Social distancing, isolation, closures bring a new challenge to communicators The new world order is evolving quickly. Communication is vital to just about everything we do, and now we’re doing it primarily on remote platforms, streaming more video and viewing more online content than ever before. While everyone is faced with challenges arising from limited […]

Patriotism and Bad PR

The national anthem kneeling crisis escalated further Sunday when Vice President Mike Pence demonstrated his viewpoint by walking out on an Indianapolis Colts home game. There are claims of staging, theatrics and planned performances showing up all over the internet. I don’t know, but I will say that when I was working for the executive […]

Unnamed sources: anonymity and Beltway bloviating

My, my, oh my. Things have really changed in Washington. Now a fired FBI director admits under oath that he leaked sensitive documents to an intermediary to give to a reporter. Wow. Novel. Amazing. And standard operating procedure in Washington D.C. Anonymous sources are the lifeblood of reporters who aspire to the “Hallway of Heroes,” […]