Category Archives for "Media Relations"
You don’t see a lot of well-dressed campers, farmers, boaters, or other rural folks. That’s fine. I’ve canoed almost to James Bay, herded cattle from a pony, bailed hay, boated through locks, and camped out under the stars, which I could actually see without the light pollution from the city. I dressed the part. But […]Continue reading
There was a time when you could hit a couple of pubs on Fleet Street in London and see all the journalists you cared to see. The Canadian media mogul, Lord Thompson of Fleet was so named because that’s where newspapers were located. It’s a long story, but the move to new technology […]Continue reading
I was helping a multi-national company and the task at was the staging of a news conference to announce the launching of a life-saving product. My client had hired a PR/event company to handle this. I poked my head into the room to see the arrangements. There were about a dozen chairs around a U […]Continue reading
An equivocating Canadian politician, Prime Minister William Lyon MacKenzie King, was asked about the divisive issue of conscription. French and English Canadians didn’t see eye to eye on the issue, leading up to World War II. Kind famously said “Conscription if necessary, but not necessarily conscription” or words to that effect to reassure French Canadians […]Continue reading