Ed Berliner: Keynote & Guest Speaker Programs

"Desire. Perspire. Inspire" The New and Powerful Level of Business & Personal Inspiration "Good Night, & Good Luck": The Insider's Guide to "Truth vs. Fake" News Ed Berliner: Motivational. Inspirational. Leadership. Image. Life.

Ed Berliner: Keynote & Guest Speaker Programs 2018-09-24T02:55:18+00:00

Banning of CNN Reporter: Fascism or Fool’s Gold?

As always, it depends on which outlet you're reading from and which commentator, some of whom indeed biased, are the ones delivering the news.  Of course, there really is only one answer to the question.  Kaitlan Collins being banned from attending a Rose Garden event at the White House because she asked a question neither [...]

Banning of CNN Reporter: Fascism or Fool’s Gold? 2018-07-26T16:04:22+00:00

Top 5 Things to Remember so Your Website Doesn’t Suck

Yes, I know. The headline may not be well-stated for everyone's taste, but there's a method behind the madness. If your website doesn't hit the following 5 absolutes, there's a great chance potential clients, sponsors, donors and just the general public will give it a once over and dismiss it quickly with the simple phrase, [...]

Top 5 Things to Remember so Your Website Doesn’t Suck 2018-07-09T19:17:34+00:00

Furor over caged tiger at High School prom deserved & self-inflicted.

The PR fallout can be devastating if you don't know with whom you're dealing. Also if you fail to address the issues properly and professionally. The case of the Miami High School prom and the Caged Tiger is an excellent example. In case you missed the original story: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/miami-school-faces-backlash-bringing-live-tiger-prom-n873846 First and foremost, the Principal's reaction/statement [...]

Furor over caged tiger at High School prom deserved & self-inflicted. 2018-05-15T14:12:25+00:00

Non-Profits: Critical need to understand & use the media

A 2016 study by the National Center for Charitable Statistics revealed there were more than 1.5 million non-profit organizations in the United States. Two years later in 2018, that number had grown to more than 2.2 million. With no slowdown in sight. Every one of them reaching out to corporate donors and consumers, hoping to [...]

Non-Profits: Critical need to understand & use the media 2018-07-23T14:16:21+00:00

RIP Fake News: A new generation refusing to be suckers.

For years, at the very least the last 2-3 here in America, I and many of my journalism colleagues, friends, compatriots and those I've never met, have been fighting what, at times, seems like a losing battle against what is the real "fake news" confronting this Nation. My snap answer to those who allow themselves [...]

RIP Fake News: A new generation refusing to be suckers. 2018-03-04T04:36:06+00:00

Scott Israel: A Failure to Communicate

The various appearances before the electronic media in the past week or so by Broward County (FL) Sheriff Scott Israel reminded me of a single scene and a single notable line from a a classic motion picture. In light of the tragedy that descended upon Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland FL, [...]

Scott Israel: A Failure to Communicate 2018-02-26T16:24:18+00:00

NYS employee rants her way to shame & infamy.

Welcome to the intersection of arrogance, entitlement, 21st century social media, and the search for a new job. Welcome to the world of Susan Pierez. Pierez, as of this writing, is Program Director for the NY State Council on the Arts. After what she pulled on a flight from JFK to Syracuse, good luck holding [...]

NYS employee rants her way to shame & infamy. 2018-02-20T02:16:28+00:00

News reports avoiding the word “shithole”: Good taste or censorship?

BEING SUCKED INTO A SHITHOLE "Why do we want people from all these shithole countries coming here?" President Donald Trump, according to numerous press and political sources, said those words in a closed door session with lawmakers in discussion over immigration policies. He was referring to people from Africa, El Salvadaor and Haiti seeking to [...]

News reports avoiding the word “shithole”: Good taste or censorship? 2018-01-13T17:27:49+00:00