michael kinsley

michael kinsley

Don't tell the truth to the media | Media Training

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Don't tell the truth to the media | Media Training Any questions you have about presentation skills, media training, public speaking or presentation training will be answered, in a video, by speaking expert TJ Walker. So please post your questions here. http://www.tjwalker.com +1 (212) 764-4955 http://www.mediatrainingworldwide.com http://www.mediatrainingworkshop.com http://www.presentationtrainingworkshop.com TJ Walker Media Training Bio. TJ Walker is the host of the #1 rated YouTube Channel devoted to Daily Public Speaking and Media Training Improvement. http://www.youtube.com/tjwalker (3 million Views) TJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting media training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, U.S. Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament. His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today #1 Bestseller, as well as a Wall Street Journal, and Business Week Bestseller. Walker is a also a regular contributor to Forbes and the Reuters Insider Network and has written for the Huffington Post. A frequent network news communications analyst, Walker has made more than 1000 network TV and radio appearances on CBS, ABC, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, Al Jazeera, NBC, CCTV, Fox Business, Russia Today, HLN, TrueTV, Comedy Central, Sirius and NPR. In 2009, Walker entered the Guinness Book Of World Records for most talk show appearances ever in a 24 hour period. Walker is also the author of "Media Training A-Z" and "Media Training Success." Walker was a merit scholar at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude. He has lectured or conducted trainings at Yale University, Columbia University and Princeton University. you heard me and other media trainers say 0:03never ever lied to the media that's true but it doesn't mean you always have to 0:08speak the truth or at least the whole truth 0:10hear me up 0:17the journalist michael kinsley back in the eighties to find a gap in washington 0:22is not when a politician 0:24lives but is caught telling the truth an unpleasant for 0:28for example a Michigan 0:31congressman saying that Japanese cars are better than 0:35cars from Detroit it was certainly true in the eighties 0:38yet that was a horrible gap and it would have generated headlines for days 0:42then there was the speaker of the house after Hurricane Katrina central 0:47why should we rebuild their its underwater doesn't make sense 0:50perfectly true no yet it offended many people so 0:55here's what you have to be careful I again I'm not telling you to lie 0:59but if you say something that's 1:03true that is seananners harshly criticizing someone 1:07especially if it's your cell or specially if it's your own ally 1:12you have to realize that's what he's going to get all the attention and you 1:18must use it sparingly so 1:20the truth will not necessarily set you free the truth is not gonna be a defense 1:25to your board of directors or your shareholders are your 1:28your stockholders if you say something that causes a huge scandal destroys your 1:33reputation it's not enough 1:35to simply avoid lying it's not enough to tell the truth 1:39all the time you have to really measure your words because 1:43100 percent honesty its attacking yourself or aline is 1:48is going to be just as bad as being caught line . http://youtu.be/1_2hp2hxDgA