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Mind Your Manners at the White House

As a cub reporter in the White House press room for the first time, I was awestruck by the opportunity to work alongside journalists like Bob Schieffer of CBS, Sam Donaldson of ABC and Andrea Mitchell of NBC. I was …

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A Fresh Start on Pinterest

Oh dear, that moment when you thought you were deleting a pin and wiped out your entire board on Pinterest! So we’re making a fresh start on the Terry Anzur Coaching Services Pinterest page. I was able to save some …

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TV News: Budget for Talent Coaching in 2019

Congratulations! You survived 2018. Yes, I know I wrote a similar thing last year. But once again, it was a year of big breaking news stories: wildfires, storms and floods. And politics? Oh my. What will 2019 bring?  Is your …

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Talking Trump on TV Slovenia

News media coverage of Donald Trump is a hot topic in Slovenia, the native country of First Lady Melania Trump. Like many Americans, TV viewers and social media consumers suspect they’re not getting the whole story from the mainstream media. …

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NASA and Me

When NASA announced a competition in 1985 for its Journalist in Space program, I was among the 1,703 eager applicants. I put serious thought into my essay, stressing that my experience in print, radio and TV would allow me to …

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Ted Turner and CNN: My Biggest Career Mistake?

Ted Turner launched the Cable News Network 37 years ago this month. A good enough time to share the story of how I could have been one of the very first employees of CNN. I was a 23-year old reporter …

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Roger Ailes and Me

Hardly a day goes by that I don’t think of Roger Ailes. Not just because of the recent coverage of sexual harassment allegations at Fox News. And not just because the unexpected news of his death has put his name …

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