The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation reaches $100 million in giving to MU The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has pledged $10 million to the University of Missouri School of Journalism to enhance faculty salaries. This most recent gift makes the Reynolds Foundation the first $100 million donor to the University of Missouri, following previous gifts to […]
A multitude of states have passed so-called “buffer laws” that specify the distance a motorist must keep away from a bicyclist while passing them on the road. California is one of the most recent states to enact the law, specifying a distance of three feet, says George Galgano – a lawyer from NY.. The buffer […]
Recently, Germany’s Der Spiegel featured a lengthy editorial damning Russia regarding Ukraine; it was titled “How Russia Is Winning the Propaganda War,” and it made many allegations, none with documentation, and not a single one with a link to assist the magazine’s online readers to reach easily the presumed (but unidentified) sources. It was the type of propaganda for which Fox “News” in the U.S. has become famous, though Spiegel is centrist (not “right wing”).
All of us in public relations who manage people are aware of the importance of connecting with people. Albeit, while all have different styles, the CEO of 5WPR, Ronn Torossian, in his usual outspoken manner wrote an interesting op-ed for FrontPage Magazine, the website of about the differences in personal styles between President Barack Obama and Fox News’ Roger Ailes.
While we as PR professionals spin the media constantly, sometimes indeed journalists have it much harder. This week, at least four journalists were killed in Egypt. The prestigious Washington, DC based National Press Club issued a strong statement on the issue “The killings and attacks on journalists in Egypt earlier this week were an egregious violation of international norms that uphold the media’s right to conduct its work unmolested and without fear of violent reprisals,” NPC Club President Angela Greiling Keane said.