Monthly Archives: September 2008

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Failure to Communicate

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I was walking in Central Park yesterday as part of my rehabilitation from surgery when the news flashed across that the US House of Representatives had rejected the proposed $700 billion fund to provide liquidity to the struggling capital markets. Quoting the prison warden in Cool Hand Luke as he stands over defiant inmate […]

The Scimitar Falls; I’m Walking On

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I am in Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, recovering from a radical prostatectomy that was performed on Tuesday. I have been assured by my physician that my prostate cancer has been completely eliminated and that I should be able to get on with my life without adverse consequences. As you may recall, I wrote a blog […]

It’s Hard to Let Go

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I was on a panel on Tuesday in Washington D.C. for communications professionals from the National Institutes of Health. They wanted to know how they operate in an environment where media authority is dispersed, confidence in government as a trusted source has declined and respect for science is profoundly diminished. One source of communicator frustration […]

Update on

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I had breakfast this morning in London with Richard Sambrook, who has been charged with making a major player among web based news providers. Here is an update on the progress of the BBC in the online space: 1) We have integrated all of our newsrooms, from radio to TV to web. Our theory […]

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