Inside PR #132 – Wednesday, October 8, 2008


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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis, David Jones, and Martin Waxman discuss the current state of the economy and the recent Canadian and US political debates.

Show Notes

00:27 Terry opens the show.

01:40 Martin introduces the topic of discussion: The current state of the economy.

02:26 Martin mentions Richard Edelman‘s blog post on how Secretary of Treasury Paulson, and others, have not done a good job of communicating this story.

02:43 Martin talks about putting media stories, such as this one, into human terms.

03:05 Terry talks to responsible reporting.

05:35 Dave talks about business reporting and the connection to PR: getting your message through.

07:34 Martin brings up the topic of Canadian media’s tendency to tag onto the bigger US stories.

16:18 Terry discusses the US Presidential debate.

18:26 Martin discusses the US Vice-Presidential debate.

20:34 Martin talks about a post by Giovanni Rodriguez of the hubbub blog, where he discusses how the VP candidates were trained too well.

21:37 Dave discusses the VP debate.

23:37 Terry discusses the recent Canadian Prime Minister debate.

32:37 Martin discusses the effects of the online world on politics.

33: 05 Dave discusses the online world and politics.

35:19 Dave closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Janna Guberman.