News is not what it used to be

I often say that there is so much news about now that there isn’t any. The vast number of media channels and their huge capacity has meant that news is just not what it used to be. In consumer-speak, it’s…

COVID-19 has put regional news under the spotlight – at a time when we need it most

The coronavirus pandemic has forced us all to pause and take stock of our lives over the past few months. Socializing with friends, visiting family members and jetting off on holiday are things we’ve all taken for granted at some…

Three cheers for the trade and tech media – they stand tall and proud against the rest during this pandemic

In the UK we clap the National Health Service employees every Thursday for their selfless work on the frontline to battle against the COVID-19 virus. Well, I’m all for clapping, raising a glass, calling three cheers, whatever to the trade…

Are Trump’s coronavirus briefings his new 2020 campaign rallies?

The power of direct communication to signal leadership cannot be emphasized enough in crisis situations - Donald Trump and his coronavirus briefings are a case in point.