Emmy Award winning broadcaster Ed Berliner reveals the inner workings of 21st Century media in a speaking and consulting program designed to master the art of making the media work for everyone in a personal and professional sense. The difference between fake and real news. How to avoid being conned and led to a certain conclusion. How to ensure social media improves and doesn’t ruin your career and personal life.

Time to permanently close the sexist & dangerous “Barstool Sports”

We are well past time to boycott anything and everything connected with the despicable sexist, insulting and lowbrow idiocy that is "Barstool Sports". We are also well past time for any reputable organization, in this case SiriusXM, to cut all ties with an organization that has women fearful of being sexually assaulted.   Dave [...]

Time to permanently close the sexist & dangerous “Barstool Sports”2019-06-28T12:44:51+00:00

Mastering the Media: Notre Dame tragedy stokes racism, lies & fake news

With the world watching, centuries of history was disappearing in smoke and flame. The news that Notre Dame cathedral was on fire stabbed at the heart of people around the world, those of every age, every generation, ever gender, every religion, and especially, every race. Notre Dame was not merely the epicenter of Paris and [...]

Mastering the Media: Notre Dame tragedy stokes racism, lies & fake news2019-04-17T15:55:06+00:00

Mastering the Media: Cuomo & Todd prove infantile slap fights never work

One is the prestigious anchor for one of the most notable news programs in television history, an author, and an adjunct professor charged with teaching the young impressionable minds of the future. . One is the host for the prime time opinion program on a leading global cable news network, the son of a [...]

Mastering the Media: Cuomo & Todd prove infantile slap fights never work2019-04-13T18:24:00+00:00

Mastering the Media: How Joe Biden blew his chance

Joe Biden had one chance to put out the fires over his alleged mistreatment of women in the past. One chance, and he took to Twitter. Then proceeded to blow it as he and his handlers failed to make one thing perfectly clear, and it may indeed cost him any chance at the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination.

Mastering the Media: How Joe Biden blew his chance2019-04-04T12:25:26+00:00

Mastering the Media: The Hate Filled Clown Show of Sports talk Radio

"Barstool Sports" started out in Boston as a free newspaper founded by guys seeking to be sports commentator disruptors. Smart marketing to the lowest common denominator paid off, and today they are a brand worth a small fortune. However, being worth a lot of money thanks to being sexist, insulting  jackasses is not something [...]

Mastering the Media: The Hate Filled Clown Show of Sports talk Radio2019-03-26T16:32:04+00:00

Mastering the Media: News disguised as “reality TV” for suckers

It's a shame I have to do this, but here goes. Leading off yet another commentary with the admonition that this is NOT about politics. I don't care which side you stand, sit, kneel or prostrate on. If you take this as a biased or partisan opinion, then you need to check yourself at [...]

Mastering the Media: News disguised as “reality TV” for suckers2019-03-26T16:22:54+00:00

Mastering the Media: Deleting the Satellite Simulcast Stupefaction

For someone who spends the bulk of his time traveling, and who has been a news junkie since becoming part of the broadcast industry at the age of 20, SiriusXM has been a blessing. Simulcasting the cable news networks allows me to keep up with the latest news, become engaged, (to a certain point), [...]

Mastering the Media: Deleting the Satellite Simulcast Stupefaction2019-03-26T16:59:38+00:00

Mastering the Media: Made the fool by social media

There it was. Right in front of me. All it would take is one click. One tap. One flick of the finger and off it would go, sailing into the great electronic beyond and do exactly what it was intended to do. Smack someone right in the intellectual face with a response guaranteed to [...]

Mastering the Media: Made the fool by social media2019-03-26T16:29:12+00:00