I talk to many entrepreneurs and business owners as a journalist. Many are eager for more coverage. Lately, I’ve been speaking with entrepreneurs in emerging markets, who seem to want stories written about their companies even more. But often, entrepreneurs shoot themselves in the foot during the interview or as I ask questions afterwards.
[Ahem] “I understand social media is beneficial to any businesses, but seriously, no one in their right mind would hire a social media agency when they can just hire someone in-house. . . am I right or am I right?”
Marin County officials are defending their decision to release graphic details about Robin Williams' suicide. They have faced some criticism on social media for a press conference on Tuesday in which officials laid out how Williams died and how he was found.
UKIP has defended one of its MEPs who coached young party members to emulate Hitler's style of public speaking.
Moscow: A London-based reporter for Russia's state-owned English-language channel Russia Today has quit in protest at its coverage of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine. Sara Firth is the second person since March to publicly resign from RT, formerly known as Russia Today, over its coverage of the Ukraine crisis.