The art of challenging a reporter’s question – MSM #018

Among the inherently flawed questions you could be asked during an interview is one with a faulty premise – a “no win” question such as the popular (albeit crude) example: “Senator, when did you stop beating your wife?” Rarely is such a question asked innocently by the reporter. As we discussed back in Episode 12, […]

Media takeaways from the presidential campaign trail – MSM #017

Some recent happenings on the Republican campaign trail teach us important lessons about relating to the media. Actions and statements by Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump serve as great examples as to how: Releasing potentially sensitive information allows you to control the message – when done carefully and deliberately. Bad timing can turn […]