The “progressive” label once implied the widest open capacity for thinking and speaking, not, as is now defined as treachery for a politician who has had the courage and the right to disagree with the President of the United States.
The PR profession shouldn’t succumb to the continued dumbing down of language – at least not without a fight. We should select words carefully, knowing which ones to use to communicate desired meanings.
CEOs like Twitter interim boss Jack Dorsey must tell the truth about their companies and can never lie. And candor is good. But there is a difference between being candid and being unnecessarily negative.
Press practices of the Pittsburgh Steelers, which have won an award of the Professional Football Writers of America, show that flow of information and flow of money are related. PR people can use this example to encourage clients to loosen their lips.
Today's resignation of soccer kingpin Sepp Blatter begins FIFA's PR comeback, which should continue with the removal of the next two World Cups from Russia and Qatar. It would be FIFA's version of the Triple Crown.
For decades, NFL team owners, top brass and doctors turned a blind eye to player concussions, but the league launches a blitz when it comes to deflated footballs. What a travesty! NFL management is responsible for sulliyng the image of sports.
Let's see if in the aftermath of the embarrassing Deflategate report if NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has the, uh, guts, to levy a record fine of the New England Patriots and suspend golden boy quarterback Tom Brady.
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