MASTERING THE MEDIA

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.

2 10, 2018

Social Media Addiction: We ALL need to step back

2020-05-30T16:38:02+00:00

There has not been a major sports league around the world that has used social media to it's advantage better than the NBA. Star players and those who want to become stars use the medium, especially Twitter and Instagram, to it's full advantage. Perhaps TOO full. Veteran JJ Reddick has stepped away completely from social [...]

Social Media Addiction: We ALL need to step back2020-05-30T16:38:02+00:00
23 09, 2018

Battle to Shut Down Alex Jones a Media & Social Victory

2020-05-30T16:38:53+00:00

Six years. Hard to believe it's been six years since babies were murdered at a school at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. And here we are those six years later ,watching as a measure of justice is being exacted on someone who authored another despicable chapter in the deaths of 26 people, 20 [...]

Battle to Shut Down Alex Jones a Media & Social Victory2020-05-30T16:38:53+00:00
15 08, 2018

Facebook & Social Media: The Grand Waste of Precious Time

2020-05-30T17:48:42+00:00

Why am I doing this? Why has it become so important? To what end does it take me? Why am I wasting my time? Finally, these are the questions I faced off with on this morning in regard to social media. Specifically, Facebook. It has become something of an autonomous knee jerk by billions of [...]

Facebook & Social Media: The Grand Waste of Precious Time2020-05-30T17:48:42+00:00
9 04, 2018

“60 Minutes” use of graphic lynching photos proper and necessary

2020-05-30T17:50:32+00:00

The decision by "60 Minutes" to air controversial photos of public lynchings in Alabama was indeed a bold one. However, it's backed by simple tenets of responsible journalism and the necessity of facts. At the core of every story is simple truth. The facts. Unabashed, without favor and without reserve. The truth will indeed set [...]

“60 Minutes” use of graphic lynching photos proper and necessary2020-05-30T17:50:32+00:00
26 03, 2018

Your Facebook File Download: A World of Zuckerberg Suckers

2020-05-30T17:51:04+00:00

In the wake of revelations on how Facebook used and readily sold the data gathered from every single user since the moment it went on-line, it has now become all the rage for people to download their Facebook file and examine exactly what pieces of their life have been basically sold to the highest bidder. [...]

Your Facebook File Download: A World of Zuckerberg Suckers2020-05-30T17:51:04+00:00
6 03, 2018

Here’s why people slam broadcast news as fake news.

2020-05-30T17:51:22+00:00

Far too many people see the broadcast media, and here I mean television news, as being untrustworthy and dealing fake news hyperbole in order to do nothing more than to get ratings.  I've been a broadcast journalist my entire career, and in a number of cases, I cannot disagree. Where once there was real reporting, [...]

Here’s why people slam broadcast news as fake news.2020-05-30T17:51:22+00:00
4 03, 2018

The end of Fake News:A New Generation tired of being Suckers.

2020-05-30T18:02:19+00:00

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 [...]

The end of Fake News:A New Generation tired of being Suckers.2020-05-30T18:02:19+00:00
3 03, 2018

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

2020-05-30T17:51:43+00:00

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.2020-05-30T17:51:43+00:00
19 02, 2018

The Parkland murders: Legit media falls into the trolling disinformation trap

2020-05-30T17:57:49+00:00

Sadly, another lesson to be learned from the slaughter at an American school. This time the one in Parkland, Florida.

The Parkland murders: Legit media falls into the trolling disinformation trap2020-05-30T17:57:49+00:00