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Credibility

Why Joni Ernst's Credibility Is Out of Loop

Peter Watts | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Peter Watts

When politicians claim to hold two contradictory positions at once, electorates should be on their guard. One of those positions has got to be false. Newly selected Republican senate nominee for Iowa, Joni Ernst, is having just such a problem.

Success of Afghan Election Hinges on Credibility Among Afghans

Sam Schneider | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Sam Schneider

The candidates must accept the final results of the runoff, and remain open to working together in the next government. If the loser feeds a frenzy of public opposition, it could lay the groundwork for something like the civil war that tore the country apart and opened the door to Taliban rule in the 1990s.

Four Reasons I Hate Lists

Ted Harro | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business
Ted Harro

Lists are great for some things: buying groceries, packing for a vacation. But if lists really had impact, we'd see an explosion of positive change every two minutes as people read the latest listy advice.

The Russians are coming

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 11.11.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Shortly after the vote in the British parliament to oppose a strike on Syria, an American newspaper reported the decision of the House of Commons in a...

Social Media Trust, Credibility and Reputation Management

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

Communication researchers traditionally measure media trust by considering source and message credibility. The idea that poor performers would be "poisoning the wells" for the rest of us on one social media platform, much less across all, would seem conceptually flawed.

Instructing Zimmerman Jury Not to Think About a Pink Elephant

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

Instructing a jury to disregard something they've already heard has been assailed as a fiction, a judicial fraud, and tantamount to telling a jury to "un-ring a bell."

Is Mediation About Reaching the Same Result in a More Efficient and Economical Manner?

Mark Baer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

My last article on mediation, titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?," was the first of a series of articles on medi...

Fixing Twitter's Breaking News Problem

Dean Jayson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology
Dean Jayson

In a newsroom there is an innate tug of war between speed and accuracy. Yet that balance has been disrupted by a strong external force: social media. The problem is that social media, specifically Twitter, has given news organizations a powerful incentive to break news quickly, yet fails to punish them for inaccuracy.

Why You Don't Get Invited to Funerals

Brian Tolle | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business
Brian Tolle

If you want to be able to influence others to get things done, you need to be at the top of your game when it comes to credibility and trust. And if you're not aware of the impact your behavior has on others, you're probably shooting yourself in the foot.

How Blogging For HuffPost is Like College

Katherine von Jan | Posted 12.18.2011 | College
Katherine von Jan

Getting in isn't the end; it's the beginning. It's an accomplishment to get in, but that's just an invitation to be at the party. We've got to make the most of it while we're there.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Getting Duped

Bella DePaulo | Posted 09.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Maybe you are confident that you are a terrific lie detector -- you are sure you can separate the trustworthy from the slime. Surprise! More than a dozen studies have shown that there is no link between confidence and skill.

Just Like in Baseball, Business Coaching Can Build Trust, Credibly and Change Lives

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

A skilled business mentor can help you succeed. The late George Barley was mine. In 1930, the New York Yankees tried to recruit the talented pitcher...

The Importance of Testimonials and How to Get Them

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

For the most part people think of testimonials as icing on the cake of a good client experience. But don't underestimate their ability to demonstrate...

Where Do We Go From Here?

Jim Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Lichtman

How will news editors and government officials translate the lessons from the Sherrod case into better ethical decision making?

O, Brave New World

Lawrence Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lawrence Meyer

When readers start to think that the news they're getting is being shaped by profit considerations, their trust and confidence in the news declines. And it should.

Letter to Obama from a Dying Friend

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

Robert Ellis, who is dying of lupus, just wrote this open letter to Obama, challenging him to reach for his deepest levels of courage in being honest about what we face after decades of pillaging our economy.

Goodbye/Hello 7 "Human Rights Gone Wrong"

Patt Cottingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patt Cottingham

Goodbye to seating inhumane governments and regimes at the human rights table. Hello to removing inhumane governments and regimes at the human rights table.

Barack Obama -- More Presidential By The Day

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

Rare is a president who learns so fast, who observes so deeply, who can take criticism and walk away better for it.

The Daily We

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Are average citizens interested in and capable of decoding that which is useful, credible, "quality journalism" -- and that which is not? And even if they are, will they take the time to do so?

Why Media Brands Can't Be Trusted

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Given the plethora of information widely available, are average citizens really interested and capable enough to decode that which is useful, credible, "quality information" -- and that which is not?

The New Breed of New Media Researchers,

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

During the crisis, the traditional media was not perceived as useful. Meanwhile, the new interactive media was getting people information they really wanted and needed, in real time."

Public Displays of Connection

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

For media makers and consumers alike, the game changing power of online social networks is simply this: they greatly decrease the cost of creating so-called "bridging social capital."

Obama 101

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Snow

President Obama, like Oprah, has enormous powers of persuasion. He, like Ms. Winfrey, enjoys a position of high credibility. Credibility is in the eyes of the beholder.

Facebook Journalism

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Randi Zuckerberg: "When journalists can really engage with this audience and enlist Facebook users to market and share their content, that is such a powerful way to share credible news and information."

John McCain And Larry Sinclair: Twin Heroes

Jeff Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeff Clark

Larry Sinclair is telling the truth about partying and having sex with Obama. To doubt him is to doubt an innocent victim and rob him of his heroic victimhood. The same thing holds true for John McCain...