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Mick Lynch

Why Mick Lynch is Right to be Wary of Pre-recorded Interviews

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I heard a great interview this week with Mick Lynch of the RMT.…
Prince Andrew feature

Takeaways from Netflix Scoop: The Prince Andrew Interview

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Newsnight’s Prince Andrew interview made headlines around the…
Autocue

Kate Shows How to Read Autocue

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Catherine Princess of Wales made a very modern statement last…
Get More From Your Spokespeople feature

Five Ways to Get More From Your Spokespeople

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As someone who until recently worked as Head of Media, I know…
Think Twice Before you Declare a Crisis Feature

Think Twice Before you Declare a Crisis

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Last Wednesday, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak held a shock press…
Powerful spokespeople

The Most Powerful Spokespeople Have a Story Behind Them

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The dignity and pain of Yulia Navalnaya, widow of Russian opposition…
managing questions managing news feature

Managing Questions, Managing News

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Aggressive questioning rarely comes more dramatically than was…
Making messages meaningful feature

Making messages meaningful – the art of getting quoted

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One of the core principles at The Media Coach is for media interviewees…
Post office feature

Second class delivery: Mr Brand vs the former Post Office Minister

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It’s easy to feel deep, genuine anger at the revelations of…
Hostage to Fortune Feature

Avoid a Hostage to Fortune Unless You Have Really Thought About It

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It is a simple but hard-to-follow rule for many leaders: avoid…