How law firms can increase the chances of the media using their quotes

At Communicate Media we specialise in media training for law firms and in the courses that we run for them we work with their PR and inhouse comms teams to help them to get coverage [...]

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: Media Training|Tags: , , , , |

Andrew Marr asks a scientist that classic journalist’s question “How did it feel?”

I do like watching interviews with scientists.  As a journalist and someone who has worked in media training for over 20 years, I’m something of a media interview nerd. What do scientists do right during [...]

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Media Training|Tags: , , , |

Jonathan Van-Tam shows power of personal testament

“My mum is 78, she’ll be 79 shortly, and I’ve already said to her ‘Mum, make sure when you’re called, you’re ready to take this up, this is really important for you because of your [...]

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Media Training|Tags: , , , |

Questions about lockdown law – how lawyers can help the media and themselves with comment and analysis

There’s nothing the media likes more than a good row. As we explain during our media training courses, confrontation, trouble, and argument is meat and drink to the media. And, when it relates directly to the [...]

By |November 9th, 2020|Categories: Media Training|Tags: , , , , |

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard – why the actors’ court case is so newsworthy

You may or may not have a view on Johnny Depp’s libel case with The Sun which, has just been announced, he has lost. Whatever, your views the tussle between the Hollywood actor and the [...]

By |November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Media Training|Tags: , , , |

Why you shouldn’t stop saying ‘um,’ ‘erm,’ and ‘ah’ while public speaking.

When we start our media training courses by asking our participants what they want to learn, one of the most common requests we hear concerns disfluencies.  “I want to stop ‘erming’ and ‘ahing’,” participants frequently [...]

By |October 29th, 2020|Categories: Media Training|Tags: , , , , |