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Campaign Spin

Michael Calderone

For 2012 Presidential Debates, Campaigns Speed Up The Spin | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.01.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- When President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney leave the debate stage at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, many of the 3,000 journalists churning out sto...

From Doomsaying to Damage Control

Daniel Dowd | Posted 10.08.2011 | Business
Daniel Dowd

The truth is no one can really know what a negative economic outlook for a historically dominant superpower means, because we are in uncharted waters.

Enter the Golden Age of PR: Exit Reality

Schuyler Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Schuyler Brown

Brands are ditching advertising, which is really pretty transparent in its intentions, in favor of spin and PR, which really is not. This shift is partly because advertising is failing and partly because PR is right for the times.

Debate Spin v. Substance: Lessons From Mayberry

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bennet Kelley

It is time for an end to this "soft bigotry of low expectations." We must judge debates on the merits and not like a beauty pageant.

Sleazeshow: Politics and Dirty Tricks 2008

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Mailboxes both electronic and physical are being stuffed with sleaze and dirty political material this election season. You know, those fliers, leafle...