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Kevin Foley owns KEF Media Associates, Inc., an Atlanta-based producer and distributor of electronic publicity. He can be reached at [email protected].


Stories by Kevin Foley

    No Country for Young Pups
    (Media Relations)

    Fri., May 10, 2024

    Kevin FoleyUnderstanding why Republican South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem shot her unruly hunting dog is also understanding the ethos of the state she represents.

    Biden Faces Marketing Conundrum
    (Public Affairs Commentary)

    Tue., Nov. 7, 2023

    Kevin FoleyTo win next November, Team Biden must get out of its comfort zone and begin to think of creative ways to attract voters in those swing states.

    Bash the Blue
    (PR Commentary)

    Wed., Aug. 17, 2022

    Kevin FoleyNow that the FBI is catching up with the former president, it's MAGA world's turn to bash law-enforcement officers.

    CPAC Honors Orbán
    (PR Commentary)

    Tue., May 24, 2022

    Viktor OrbanIn honoring Hungarian dictator Viktor Orbán, the Conservative Political Action Committee unabashedly revealed its own fascist aspirations.

    In Search of Elusive Fame
    (PR Commentary)

    Tue., Oct. 5, 2021

    Kevin FoleyA day doesn't go by when I don't see a C or B lister, a Hollywood has-been or some fashion model doing outrageous things with the goal of attracting the media spotlight.

    Mike Lindell: Master Publicist
    (PR Commentary)

    Thu., Aug. 26, 2021

    Mike LindellThe ex-President Trump sycophant Mike Lindell is a PR marvel. There is no media coverage about him that doesn't first identify Lindell as the "My Pillow Guy."

    'A Really Bad Day'
    (PR Commentary)

    Fri., Mar. 19, 2021

    Jay BakerA spokesperson must measure words carefully because they resonate and can often reveal more than what was intended. Jay Baker, spokesperson for Cherokee County's sheriff, seemed to empathize with Atlanta shooter Robert Aaron Long after he gunned down eight people, including six Asian-American women.

    Get it Right
    (Professional Development)

    Tue., Jan. 5, 2021

    Tanya RobertsReports of the premature death of actress Tanya Roberts reinforce the need for journalists and PR people to check out the facts before reporting or pitching a story.

    Let's Go Cleveland Buckeyes
    (PR Commentary)

    Tue., Dec. 15, 2020

    Kevin FoleyThe Cleveland Indians would be wise to adopt the name of the Buckeyes, the Negro League baseball team that played in the city from 1942 until 1950.

    Spineless
    (PR Commentary)

    Mon., Jul. 6, 2020

    Kevin FoleyThere will come a day when America finds out why president Trump was so solicitous of Vladimir Putin. But that day will never arrive for US servicemen and women killed as a result of Russian bounties paid to the Taliban for the murder of American soldiers. (1 reader comment)

    21 Seconds
    (PR Commentary)

    Fri., Jun. 5, 2020

    Kevin FoleySometimes, silence is a powerful communications tool. Sometimes, silence conveys far more than mere words can. Sometimes, silence says it all. (1 reader comment)

    Dr. Trump’s Medicine Show
    (PR Commentary)

    Tue., May 19, 2020

    KevinWho are you going to believe? Dr. Fauci or Dr. Trump? And therein lies the communications problem with the administration’s continuing mixed messages. (3 reader comments)

    PR Can Combat COVID-19 News Fatigue
    (Content)

    Wed., May 6, 2020

    Kevin FoleyThere's a media appetite for positive stories right now, anything to counterbalance the steady stream of bad news from the deadly spread of COVID-19. (1 reader comment)

    Biden Meets #MeToo
    (Public Affairs Commentary)

    Thu., Apr. 30, 2020

    Kevin FoleyJoe Biden has yet to say anything about the sexual misconduct accusation his former Senate aide Tara Reade made last month… and his silence is deafening. (2 reader comments)

    'Cease and Desist'… Telling the Truth
    (Public Affairs Commentary)

    Fri., Mar. 27, 2020

    Kevin FoleyDonald Trump's lawyers claim that a pro-Biden PAC ad that uses the president's own words in denying any responsibility for the response to the COVID-19 outbreak is false, misleading and deceptive advertising. It fits the pattern Trump has followed his entire adult life to avoid accountability. (1 reader comment)