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Strong and stable leadership – a word of advice for the Prime Minister

You might not have heard this but, apparently, Theresa May represents “strong and stable government” while Jeremy Corbyn offers “a coalition of chaos,” Read More

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The United fiasco – what it teaches organisations about crisis communications management

Just when you thought that companies had finally learnt about how to deal with a crisis United Airlines shows that it’s still Read More

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Why are there so few great women speakers and presenters? (Or have I just missed them?)

I’m conscious that I’ll either get brickbats or accolades for this blog but I feel the need to write it anyway on Read More

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Trump’s media tantrum – what it means for communications teams and PR companies

Donald Trump’s unhappy relationship with the media went from bad to worse this weekend. Last week the White House banned a number Read More

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How to introduce some human interest into a media interview

Human interest. It’s the biggest cliché in journalism. Look at any newspaper, magazine or website and almost every picture will be of Read More

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Here’s the good news about fake news…

For anyone in the media and communications business and for journalists especially the emergence of fake news is depressing and worrying. The Read More

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What colours should you wear on television? (It might not be the ones that you’re expecting)

It’s one of those quirky little videos that has proved to be a surprise hit on social media. Conventional media outlets as Read More

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Lucy Kellaway’s jargon awards – our take on the trophy you don’t want to win

It’s that time of year again. Lucy Kellaway, Financial Times columnist and scourge of corporate nonsense, has just unveiled her winners for Read More

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Slow down! Why you should slow your pace in media interviews and presentations – and how to do it

If there’s one bit of feedback we have to give to participants more than any other in our media training courses, especially Read More

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Five ways to refresh your media interview skills for 2017

This year has witnessed seismic changes in the media sector. Alongside the longer term trends such as a decline in newspaper circulation, Read More

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