Ronan Farrow Needs Help

Cable news seems to be going from bad to worse lately.  With CNN having round-the-clock coverage of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane and speculating about whether UFO’s or a black hole is responsible for the plane’s disappearance, this would be a great time for MSNBC move to the front of the line with serious news.…

The Year After Sandy Hook

It has been a year since the massacre of Sandy Hook.  A year which has seen 23 mass shootings, according to USA Today.  In the year since the tragedy, MSNBC reports that at least 745 children have been killed by gun violence.  A billboard, hanging on Interstate 90 in Massachusetts, has counted the number of…

Playing Catch-up

It’s been a relatively busy month in the world of public relations.  My computer was down for a while so I missed several high profile stories that had major PR components.  To catch-up, here’s a listing of some of the highest profile PR blunders of the past month and a half: Obamacare Roll-out:  President Obama’s…

What Moderate Republicans?

Originally posted on The Dish:
Barro believes they’re all talk: If you look at members’ actions and votes instead of their statements, the number of Republicans in the House who favor a clean CR and oppose the Cruz-driven strategy of shutdown and hostage-taking is not 21. It’s 0. The entire House Republican caucus is responsible for its…

NBC-Nothing But Chaos

For years, NBC was a ratings giant.  It was a powerhouse network, which all other networks attempted copy, but failed miserably.  With its blockbuster Thursday Night lineup; from The Cosby Show to Family Ties, Sienfeld to Cheers, ER, LA Law, to other ratings hits such as; The Golden Girls, 227, Empty Nest, Law and Order, Hill Street Blues and Fraiser, the network was unstoppable.  It’s…