Tag: media

Red tape: dynamics of corruption

To fight corruption, we need a free media, an independent judiciary and an effective law enforcement, which help stem abuses by corruption and red tapism.

Hawaii missile alert fallout: The importance of clarity in crisis communication

Companies can learn quite a bit from the recent Hawaiian missile clusterflip, particularly about timeliness and clarity in crisis communications.

War with an ‘ism’ is a bad idea

Have "terrorism" and "war" become buzzwords that are too often misused? An analysis on the war on Islamism by Phil Gurski.

Google funds automated news project

Google is funding a robot journalism project in which computers will write 30,000 stories a month for local media. The Press Association (PA) news agency received £622,000 for its Reporters and Data and Robots (Radar) scheme. Radar will benefit "established media outlets", independent publishers and local bloggers, PA said. One expert said it was unlikely ...

Planning for the worst: Crisis communications 101

How you plan for and respond to a crisis could make a world of difference. Are you prepared? Every company – tech-focused or not – will eventually face a crisis. An unhappy and outspoken customer, an egregious misstep by an employee, a product malfunction. Yet, half of U.S. companies don’t have a crisis communication plan. ...

Time for a Checkup… Business Continuity Training

Does your training program include the appropriate training for all levels of the organization? Author: Betty A. Kildow

Impact of negative media reports mapped in new study

A study by the University of Plymouth Business School and Nottingham University Business School has looked at the financial impact of negative media reporting of operational losses suffered by banks and insurers. The research paper reveals how the market value of firms can fall by significantly more than the value of the reported loss. News ...